Posts Tagged: hank nothhaft


Industry Insiders Make Patent Wishes for 2012

It is that time of the year where we all start to look ahead to the new year, perhaps making some New Year resolutions that are sure …
4 years ago 5

A Manufacturing Strategy for 2012: Keeping Jobs & IP in the U.S.

At his speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Commerce Secretary Bryson outlined his top three priorities to help American businesses "build it here and sell …
4 years ago 2

A Special Thank You to Our Guest Contributors!

Over the years IPWatchdog.com has continued to try and add additional perspectives from a wide variety of guest contributors, ranging from well respected practicing attorneys and …
4 years ago 3

Dear Mr. President, Are You Listening?

The president says that’s the fault of recalcitrant Republicans in Congress. Republicans in Congress say it’s the fault of a president who is hostile to …
4 years ago 2

Economic Signs Paint Bleak Picture for the Future

Small businesses are the backbone of the nation's economy and those that are most likely to engage in job creation. Unfortunately, the small businesses surveyed tell a …
4 years ago 7

Great Again: Revitalizing America’s Entrepreneurial Leadership

The magnitude of the problems facing our economy cannot be overstated. Neither can it be overstated that a coherent national innovation policy is the answer to what …
4 years ago 6

What Does the LinkedIn IPO Mean for Economy, Jobs?

It is still early to know whether this is irrational exuberance or whether this is a meaningful event for the companies that follow LinkedIn to IPO. In …
4 years ago 3

Eating Our Seed Corn for Job Creation

Everywhere I go, I meet entrepreneurs whose ventures either failed or are slowly dying on the vine because of the outrageous delays they suffered in getting patents. …
4 years ago 35

Patents, the Lifeblood of Innovation

Discoveries that lead to scientific breakthroughs that lead to engineering feats that turn discoveries and breakthroughs into reality takes time; a lot of time. A lot of …
4 years ago 20

Senate to Vote on Patent Reform, First to File Fight Looms

The Senate will take up patent reform on Monday, February 28, 2011, the first day back. Some are even anticipating that the Senate will vote on patent reform bill …
5 years ago 44

Tax Policy Makes U.S. Uncompetitive, Not China’s Low Wages

Many people assume that there’s no way American manufacturers can compete with cheap Chinese labor. It’s just basic economics, right? Wrong. It’s the U.…
5 years ago 12

Start-Up Reality: No Patent = No Funding, No Business, No Jobs

The log jam in patents issuances is not the only impediment to start-up job creation. Although it is certainly a big one. Tax and regulatory burdens on …
5 years ago 10