Posts Tagged: patent backlog


The Patent Backlog Cannot Be Solved With Harmonization

EDITORIAL NOTE: What follows was submitted by Ron Katznelson as a comment to Why a Global Patent System is a Bad Idea, which took issue with the …
6 years ago 4

More Work, Less Money for the PTO is a BIG Problem

Something came up in the comments to a post earlier today and I want to address it and definitively debunk the rewriting of history that seems to …
6 years ago 38

Patent Quickie: Getting a Quick Patent Can Help

It is no longer news that the United States Patent Office is hopelessly behind, and many inventors and the companies they work for are waiting extraordinary periods …
6 years ago 11

David Kappos Shines at Senate Confirmation Hearing

To start the confirmation proceedings in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) introduced David Kappos this morning with a lengthy and impressive recitation of Kappos’ …
6 years ago 16

Bipartisan Questioning of Patent Reform in US Senate

Today I am in San Diego, California at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Patent Practitioners. I will be speaking later this afternoon regarding the …
6 years ago 4

The 65 Year Old Integrated Radio Patent Strategy

Yesterday I wrote about how the growing backlog of applications at the United States Patent and Trademark Office has caused the average time a patent application remains …
6 years ago 9