Posts Tagged: patents


Patent Bar Review Chicago

The Nation's #1 Registration Exam Course is geared to one thing and one thing only - ensuring you pass the PTO Exam! Chicago live course March 16…
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Free Drugs: Bernie Sanders and the end of drug patent exclusivity

The Medical Innovation Prize Act of 2007, submitted by Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT), would have effectively done away with patent rights for pharmaceutical drugs approved by the Food …
By Gene Quinn 5 hours ago 3

Partner-up: Risk-sharing provides patent holders better monetization opportunities

Lenders and investors like Gerchen Keller and Fortress, among others, have provided capital to or are partnering with private and public NPEs. These business are well suited …
By Lillian Safran Shaked 10 hours ago 0

Burford Capital hires Justin Daniels to extend litigation finance offering to intellectual property

Justin Daniels, previously an IP litigation partner at Proskauer Rose, has joined the Burford team as a Managing Director to develop and manage its IP offering. Burford’…
By Press Releases 14 hours ago 0

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 1 day ago 6

Senators Ayotte and Coons Receive ‘Champion of the Inventor’ Award from the Innovation Alliance

U.S. Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Chris Coons (D-DE) today are receiving “Champion of the Inventor” awards from the Innovation Alliance, in recognition of their support …

First Inventor to File (FITF) Patent Prosecution

Hosted by the USPTO. Will cover helpful tips concerning identifying the America Invents Act (AIA) status of your application, invoking prior art exceptions during prosecution, and getting …
By Gene Quinn 2 days ago 0

Patent Reform at all Costs: Desperate reformer resorts to lies

It is pure nonsense to say that opponents of patent reform never offer specifics, cite or discuss textual language of the bills. Utter fiction and complete fantasy. …
By Gene Quinn 2 days ago 6

One-fifth of all IPR petitions denied institution according to 2015 PTAB report

One major takeaway from this PTAB trends report is that, despite claims of high rates of patent invalidation, the reality is that many patents escape the PTAB …
By Steve Brachmann 3 days ago 2

Why Trump’s love of eminent domain should concern patent owners

Donald Trump argued at the New Hampshire debate that our nation’s infrastructure would not happen without eminent domain. While economic development as a justification for eminent …
By Peter Harter & Gene Quinn 3 days ago 45

The 2015 Brokered Patent Market: A Good Year to be a Buyer

If you were buying patents in 2015, you likely did better than any previous year. The patent market, and, in particular, the brokered patent market, continues to be …

The USPTO harms the economy with over-aggressive, haphazard Alice-based 101 rejections

It is poor patent policy to have broad areas of technology deemed patent-ineligible entirely, or ineligible without the high cost of attorney time to argue, and likely …
By Louis Hoffman 4 days ago 12