Posts Tagged: erosion of patent rights


American Entrepreneurship Languishes as Startups Face Unfavorable Ecosystem

There can be no dispute that the level of business startup activity has been on the decline in the United States over the past few decades. So …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
4 months ago 8

Economic Consequences of the Patent Crisis

The Fed has been oblivious to the mechanisms of market economics and technology investment driven by the degradation of patent rights in recent years. While the Fed …
By Neal Solomon
6 months ago 0

With a Supreme Court hostile to inventors, venture capital and many startups moving to China

Due to the death of the patent troll narrative, venue reform would never have made it through Congress, but the infringer lobby doesn’t need Congress when …
By Paul Morinville
1 year ago 21

Can the Supreme Court’s erosion of patent rights be reversed?

The resulting decisions reveal the Supreme Court’s holistic outlook as a generalist court concerned with broad legal consistency rather than fidelity to patent law’s underlying …

The Disintegration of the American Patent System

The American patent system represents a delicate balance. On the one hand, the patent system provides an incentive to invest in risky technical problem solving by giving …
By Neal Solomon
1 year ago 59

Inventors Protest California Congressman Darrell Issa

In my 54 years, I’ve never protested anything. I’ve complained to my friends and family and sometimes to a few unfortunate strangers. So this has been …
By Paul Morinville
2 years ago 38

Is the Patent Market Poised for Rebound in 2015?

While timing a bottom is never a good investment strategy, recognizing a bottom does present real opportunity. As the 18th century British nobleman Baron Rothschild is famously …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 13

Toxic Asset: The Gradual Demise of the American Patent

Not such a long time ago, owning a US patent was worth something! A patent was often the foundation for new and exciting startups, as well as …
By Louis Carbonneau
4 years ago 1

The Destruction of a High Tech Economy

Simply stated, strong patent rights are an absolute prerequisite for a high tech economy.... With a steep and significant erosion of patent rights and a horribly uncompetitive …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 76

Patent Erosion 2013: What Would the Founding Fathers Think?

As the end of 2013 approaches and I look back on what has transpired I am saddened to see that through the year patent rights have continued to …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 26

Soverainv. Newegg: Not an Ordinary Obviousness Dispute

The absolute truth known to everyone in the innovation community is that pioneering innovations become commonplace. What was revolutionary at the time the invention was made becomes …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 24

Exclusive Interview with Steve Kunin, Part 2

On May 6, 2013, I sat down with Steve Kunin and we discussed a wide range of patent issues. In Part 1 of the interview we discussed the new post …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 1