Posts Tagged: Colleen Chien


House IP subcommittee looks for further ways to curb patent trolls after TC Heartland decision

The day’s hearing focused on the patent troll narrative despite the lack of a substantive connection between that narrative and the TC Heartland case... Rep. Darrell …
By Steve Brachmann
5 months ago 26

A patent owner defending property rights is NOT a bully

Would you consider a business owner who prevented someone from breaking into their store and stealing a tangible product to be a bully? Of course not! They …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 33

Why it is unnecessary to open the patent system

Chien argues that it is impossible for someone to donate their technology without fearing that another will get a patent on it and defeat the well-meaning donation …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 59

Reflections on 2013 and Some Thoughts on the Year Ahead

2013 turned out to be a very big year for IP, and especially patents, and the year took a course that few would have predicted this time last …
By Peter C. Pappas
4 years ago 4

Professor Colleen Chien Joins Obama White House OTSP

Santa Clara University School of Law Associate Professor Colleen Chien has been selected to serve in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), as …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 2

Defending Chief Judge Rader: Judges Can Make Patent Trolls Pay

Last Tuesday evening Chief Judge Rader was on a panel with U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh of the United States Federal District Court for the …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 4

FTC, DOJ to Hold Workshop on Patent Assertion Entity Activities

This workshop will examine the economic and legal implications of patent assertion entity (PAE) activity, as distinct from prototypical “non-practicing entity” (NPE) activity, such as developing and …

There is No Patent Bubble, Nor NPE Mana

To be sure, all of the concerns over the patent bubble are legitimate, and as always, rational debate is beneficial to the healthy development of patent market. …
By Jack Lu
5 years ago 2

Calling A Truce Over ITC Patent Data

Reasonable minds may disagree about how significant the gap is. Indeed, it could fairly be said that the investigation figure I report is 50% higher than the ITC’…
By Colleen Chien
5 years ago 60