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Posts Tagged: Mark Lemley


Inconvenient Truth: America no longer fuels the fire of creative genius with the patent system

The problem with not having an independent invention defense, according to Lemely, is that people who invent themselves couldn’t possibly find out about what others have …
By Gene Quinn
5 months ago 33

Beware the Ides of March: How Surrogates Will Set Patent Policy

In 2008 the surrogates did at least increase the emphasis on having some form of post grant challenge procedure in the bill that would pass Congress and be …
By Peter Harter
2 years ago 6

No permanent injunction threat leads to refusal to deal with patent owners

Simply stated, Lemley is wrong and his suggestion that eBay v. MercExhange is at all positive, let alone the best development, strikes me as utterly ridiculous. The …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 32

Biased Findings on Patent Licensing Belie Clear Empirical Evidence

They found that citations were elevated for licensed patents. Moreover, most citations occurred after the patent was licensed. That licensing of patented technology increases its diffusion and …
By Ron Katznelson, Ph.D.
2 years ago 7

Flawed survey erroneously concludes patent licensing does not contribute to innovation

There are a variety of problems with this paper, the conclusions reached and the methodology. Perhaps the largest problem is that Professors Feldman and Lemley rely on …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 21

What Mattered in 2014: Reflecting on the Biggest Moments in IP

It is one again time to take a moment to look back on the year that was, reflecting on the biggest, most impactful moments of the year. …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 1

The Software Patent Problem: Not Emphasizing the Technological Contribution of the Innovation

LEMLEY: "People have been writing claims that don’t emphasize the technological contribution of the innovation. And I think that’s part of the problem. And I …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 17

The Ramifications of Alice: A Conversation with Mark Lemley

LEMLEY: "I think Alice is a real sea change on the patentable subject matter issue. I’ve heard a lot of folks talk about how Alice doesn’…
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 26

Increasing Patent Damages: A Discussion with Mark Lemley

The way that many plaintiffs argue damages has always amazed me, and this shift to reasonable royalties at least somewhat vindicates my long held position. The law …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 1

Pharma & Biotech News for September 2013

Mark Lemley's Firm Files DJ Against Myriad in Northern California ----- Promise Not to Infringe Insufficient in ANDA Litigation ----- Licensing Deals Stall in Pharmaceutical Sector in …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 0

The Illogic of the Algorithm Requirement for Software Patent Claims

Recently, patent scholar Mark Lemley has renewed attention to software claims under 35 U.S.C. 112, sixth paragraph. Lemley encourages strict application of the algorithm requirement to police …
By Kip Werking
5 years ago 3

Will Congress Break the Internet?

We must find reasonable ways to stop infringement of intellectual property on the Internet. Such a solution must be fair to the victim of the infringement. It …
By Bob Zeidman
6 years ago 6

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 …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 5

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 …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 3

Rebuttal Finale: A Response to Lemley’s Myth of the Sole Inventor

Lemley’s response introduces the new term “sequential improvement.” This suggests to us that he has now abandoned many of his claims of “simultaneous invention.” The word ‘…
By Howells & Katznelson
6 years ago 4