Posts Tagged: patent agent


The Enforcement of Bad Patents is the Problem

Right now the best business to be in at the moment is the patent enforcement business, at least if you are concerning yourself with low-risk monetization with …
3 years ago 18

USPTO Proposes Updated Professional Conduct Rules

This proposed rule package adopts most ABA provisions wholesale or with minor revisions and codifies many professional responsibility obligations that already apply to the practice of law. …
3 years ago 1

Why Patent Attorneys Don’t Work on Contingency

Having spent time as a litigator I know exactly what goes into taking a case on a contingency basis and you only take cases on a contingency …
4 years ago 25

Reality Check: Compensation for Patent Practitioners

In Patent Strategy I explained that a reasonable quote for an office action response is $2,000. Certainly it can be more depending upon the technology, but if you …
4 years ago 16

5 More Tips for Acing the Patent Bar Exam

The United States Patent Office is now offering the patent bar examination in electronic format, and that means that the way you study for the exam needs …
4 years ago 1

5 Tips for Passing the Patent Bar Exam

The Patent Bar Examination is a daunting exam, and one that has gotten a bit more difficult recently as a result of newly testable material coming online. …
4 years ago 9

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 …
4 years ago 4

The Top 10 Things New Patent Practitioners Should Know

Wherever we go we always get a number of individuals who are currently in law school, have recently graduated law school or are engineers or scientists looking …
4 years ago 6

Need Patent Help? How to Present as a Serious Inventor

A representation relationship is just that, a relationship. Who you work with is an important decision and patent attorneys operate differently. At the end of the day …
4 years ago 5

New Look Patent Bar Examination Continues to Evolve

What I can report is that the USPTO did, in fact, meet the April 12, 2011, deadline and the newly testable material is being tested as advertised. The USPTO …
4 years ago 0

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." …
4 years ago 3

Lessons: 5 Odd Things Inventors Tell Patent Attorneys

One of the problems created by true newbies, particularly those who have not done any reading or tried to at least bring themselves up to speed to …
4 years ago 6