Posts Tagged: Gene Quinn


Reflections of the Patent Bar Exam

Recently I took and passed, on my second attempt, the United States Patent & Trademark Office Registration (bar) Exam. It is a daunting experience but manageable with some …
By William E Nowakowski
2 months ago 5

Polling the Bar: An Unscientific Survey of Our Colleagues on Alice

Earlier this month, attorneys and patent practitioners from all over the nation, and far corners of the globe, descended upon Bethesda, Maryland for the 31st Annual Intellectual …
By Mark Mathison
3 months ago 3

Senator Coons and Congressman Massie to Participate Google Hangout on Patent Legislation

On Wednesday, October 7, 2015, I will have the honor of interviewing Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) in a live, bipartisan online Google Hangout. Our …
By Gene Quinn
10 months ago 4

Judge Michel says Congress stuck in a time warp on patent reform

The problem facing the country as embodied in Congressional proposals to change the patent system is that it’s stuck in a time warp. Congress acts as …
By Gene Quinn
1 year ago 6

Patent Reform 2.0 – The Next Round of Patent Reform

On Monday, May 11, 2015, IPWatchdog will a co-sponsor a roundtable discussion on patent reform. This event will take place at the law offices of McDermott Will & Emery, which …
By Gene Quinn
1 year ago 3

On the Road in March 2015

I will be criss-crossing the country again in March 2015, with stops in Washington, DC, Chicago, Michigan, and San Fransisco. What follows is my schedule for the month. …
By Gene Quinn
1 year ago 0

Announcements: Scholarships, Events & More

I will be attending meetings in Morristown, NJ, on Tuesday, October 21, 2014. One of my sponsors, Innography, will be sponsoring the free happy hour event... John White and …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 0

Celebrating 15 Years of IPWatchdog.com

On October 10, 1999, I remember sitting at my desk in my apartment in Winter Park, Florida. I had just starting teaching as a full time law school professor …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 12

Coming to Your City: Gene Quinn Roadshow – Fall 2014

I have a packed schedule this Fall, traveling from New York to Washington, DC to Toledo to Chicago to New Jersey back to Washington, DC to San …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 0

A Conversation with Donald Chisum and Janice Mueller

CHISUM: "I’m very skeptical when Congress starts talking about reform. I don’t think there is enough sophistication in Congress and among committee staff members about …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 3

Supreme Court Refuses Soverain v. Newegg

Everyone who has objectively looked at the case knows that the Federal Circuit made a terrible mistake, but not that won't be corrected and a serial patent …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 27

Patent Reform: Will Fee-Shifting Solve the Patent Troll Problem?

Will these regulations make it less likely that a patent troll might take on a frivolous lawsuit? Perhaps, but it may also result in a higher win …

Patent Eligibility in Unsettled Times

Today, after several years of substantial turmoil, patent eligibility in a variety of economically significant technologies is extremely uncertain, including software, natural products, medical diagnostics and personalized …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 17

Patent Business: Litigation, Deals & Licenses – October 2013

Unwired Planet Sues to Enforce Cloud Patents --- DuPont and Heraeus Announce Settlement of Pending Patent Litigation --- Acacia Settles with AstraZeneca on Metered Dose Inhalers --- …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 0

News & Notes – October 21, 2013

Soverain Software Files Certiorari Petition with Supreme Court--- Acacia Research Re-Branding Launch--- Survey Shows Majority Not Familiar with New gTLDs--- University Launches Revenue Incentive Patent Cost Sharing …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 0