Posts Tagged: US Economy


Intellectual Dishonesty About Bayh-Dole Consequences

Prior to the enactment of Bayh-Dole 0 drugs were commercialized from underlying university research. Since Bayh-Dole became law 153 new drugs, vaccines, or new uses for existing drugs are …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 7

World Intellectual Property Indicators 2012: Design Patent Highlights

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) publishes a yearly report of the worldwide intellectual property filings. World Intellectual Property Indicators 2012 estimates draw from approximately 133 Patent offices, and …
By Tracy-Gene Durkin
4 years ago 0

America Needs a National Manufacturing Policy

I don't believe the federal government needs to coordinate a program or embark upon studies by some blue-ribbon panel. What the federal government needs is to institute …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 0

Talking Tech Transfer with Todd Sherer, AUTM President, Part II

Todd Sherer: "And what we’re seeing, what the AUTM survey is showing, is that patent budgets are going down. And that’s of concern to me, …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 1

Tech Transfer: A Conversation with AUTM President Todd Sherer

Todd Sherer, Ph.D. is the director of technology transfer at Emory University, and is also currently President of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM). Recently …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 2

Protecting the U.S. Patent System

Over the past several months, these Multinational Mega-Techs --- the same folks that had previously disguised themselves as a Coalition for Patent Fairness (“CPF”) and leveraged the …
By Dan Leckrone
4 years ago 7

Forfeiting the Future Over Irrational Fear of Software Patents

If you haven't noticed America doesn't make anything any more, at least nothing that is tangible. Everything we buy is made in China, or Mexico or Viet …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 92

Patent Rights: A Spark or Hindrance for the Economy?

One just thinks of the fact that five years ago Blackberry was the industry standard, dominant forever, and now it is basically exposed to ridicule because virtually …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 26

Open Innovation is the Answer for the U.S. Economy

Innovation and how to foster next generation technologies is a topic of very active discussion within businesses across the country. But how can America continue to be …
By Eric Burkhard
4 years ago 9

Patent Verdicts We Planned For

News analysis and op-ed pieces following the $1 billion jury decision in Apple v. Samsung have been filled with reactive statements critical of the US patent system. Apple’…
By Manus Cooney
5 years ago 4

Bob Stoll Part 2 – Innovation, Economy, Patent Examination

In part 1 of my interview with Stoll we discussed his adjusting to life in the private sector, the fact that he doesn't enjoy the billable hour part …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 2

The Good Steward – Turning Federal R&D into Economic Growth

By SENATOR BIRCH BAYH --- What should we say about a steward that manages billions of dollars in public research funds not aimed at finding commercial products …
By Senator Birch Bayh
5 years ago 6

Weakening the ITC’s Patent Jurisdiction Will Harm US Economy

Licensing U.S. intellectual property strengthens the economy and improves our trade balance. Section 337, the statute that regulates unfair practices in import trade, is a key element …
By Bernard J. Cassidy
5 years ago 5

Combating Counterfeiting and Unauthorized Product Sales

Criminals on all levels — from opportunistic, small-time thieves to major drug cartels — are finding that the penalties for intellectual property crimes pale in comparison to the penalties …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

Patent Lawsuits Extreme: Household Names Compete for Customers, Brand Reputation and Innovative Technologies

But how exactly do patents do all of these wonderful things for companies? Unlike trademarks and copyrights, patents are incredibly difficult to acquire. But a patent, once …
By Danee Garone
5 years ago 0