Posts Tagged: louis foreman


Patent and Trade Secret Wishes for 2016

This year our panel has a diverse variety of wishes. We see the usual wishes relating to patent eligibility and the abstract idea exception, with a reference …
By Gene Quinn
11 months ago 4

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
1 year ago 4

Will the patent system continue to fuel the fire of creative genius?

Sadly, what seemed so evident to Abraham Lincoln is now all but lost on many elected officials. For over 200 years the U.S. patent system stoked the …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 8

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
2 years ago 6

The Biggest Problem for USPTO has been Fee Diversion

During a free-flowing conversation the former leaders of the Patent Office agreed on a number of items, including the biggest problem for the Patent Office over the …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 10

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
2 years ago 3

Photo Diary: USPTO Smithsonian Innovation Festival

IPWatchdog attends the USPTO Innovation Festival at the Smithsonian Nation Air and Space …
By Renee Quinn
2 years ago 2

Jay Walker’s No-Fault Patent Licensing System Takes Shape

This No-Fault licensing system will price its license products based on the likelihood that a company is using a patented technology rather than on a legal standard …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 4

Kamen, Michelson Warn Innovation Act will Block Next Generation Technologies

Dean Kamen: “I have a lot of concerns [that H.R. 3309] will serve to dramatically increase the barriers – especially for small inventors – to be able to get …

A Night at the Smithsonian, Patent Style

This year the IPO recognized Alex Kipman of Microsoft, the inventor of Kinect, as the 39th Inventor of the Year. Kipman was introduced and presented the award …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 1

USPTO to Host Inventor Symposium at Smithsonian Oct. 27-28

Whenever I write about USPTO conferences, symposia and events for independent inventors I say: "Simply stated, if you are a serious inventor you need to go to …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 1

The Bill is Signed: President Obama Signs America Invents Act

President Obama started by commending the students of what he called "One of the best high schools in the country." He mentioned that; "We have an exhibit …
By Renee C. Quinn
5 years ago 19

USPTO to Hold California Independent Inventors Conference

If you are a serious inventor you need to go to this Conference. Last year there were inventors who came to the USPTO campus for the two-day …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 1

Edison Nation Launches Phase 2 of $25 Million Innovation Fund

Louis Foreman, the producer of the Emmy Award winning PBS television show Everyday Edisons and the publisher of Inventors Digest, announced in April 2011 that he was launching …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 4

Attention Patent Attorneys, $25 Million Available for Inventors

To help what might be the best ideas and inventions percolate to the top Foreman has created what he refers to as a "Patent Attorney Referral Program." …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 3