Posts Tagged: Giles Sutherland Rich


Giles Sutherland Rich: The patent legacy that started with a failed eye exam

One summer night in 1926, while staying at the Willard Hotel, Giles Sutherland Rich made a decision that set in motion a chain of events that account for …
By John Witherspoon
4 months ago 22

What is a patent and where do patent rights come from?

A patent is a proprietary right granted by the Federal government pursuant to laws passed by Congress. The Congressional power to authorize patents is found in Article …
By Gene Quinn
1 year ago 2

The Evolution of Patent Jurisprudence, from Giles Rich to Howard Markey to Randall Rader

Written by Don Dunner: ''Fifty-four years ago, a lawyer in the prime of his career was appointed by President Eisenhower to serve as a judge on the …
By Donald Dunner
3 years ago 1