Posts Tagged: US Economy


How Patented Innovation Creates Jobs and Economic Growth

While New Mexico is not the only institution fostering growth, they do on average participate in the start up of 5 to 8 new companies a year. Kuutilla said …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 8

Patents, Innovation and Job Creation: A Virtuous Circle

Innovation and entrepreneurship are central pillars of America’s economic strength and critical vehicles for job creation. Reporter John Schmid of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote an …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 20

Why Patents Matter for Job Creation and Economic Growth

According to Pascal Levensohn, Managing Partner of Levensohn Venture Partners, the problem with the US economy is the lack of Initial Public Offerings. He opines that without …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 64

Going Grassroots in 2011: Fighting the Assault on Patent Rights

In 2011 expect Congress to take up patent reform again, expect it to go nowhere, and expect the anti-patent forces to continue to look to the Courts to …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 34

Intellectual Ventures: Independence Day Take II

Just like in the story-line of Independence Day, where the alien death ships slowly but surely positioned themselves over each major city, with the eventual outcome well …
John White 5 years ago 89

Patent Trolls: Innovation Vampires Suck Life Out of Economy

What we need to focus on are those that are taking from the patent system without returning anything to the patent system. Rather than call these groups …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 120

The USPTO Solution? Obama Looking for Deficit Neutral, Traditional Republican Ideas to Build Compromise

In the election yesterday the Republicans scored an enormous victory in the United States House of Representatives, gains of a still unknown number in the United States …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 4

BIO and AUTM Defend Patentability of DNA-Based Inventions

Like it or not, the patent system is a great motivator, and used appropriately to incentivize the type of behavior we want to encourage it is a …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 11

Preparing Yourself for When the Patent Market Explodes

Pundits I have heard talk about the economy suggest that there is anywhere from $1 trillion to $3 trillion sitting in business bank accounts just waiting for a signal. …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 20

Not Extending Bush Tax Cuts Will Affect All Small Businesses

Upon the expiration of the Bush tax cuts, among increases in the tax rate for all tax brackets, the dividends tax rate will increase. So even if …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 19

Absurd WSJ Article Suggests Argues for Slower Patent Process

Those who don't believe innovation leads to job creation have their heads firmly implanted in the sand and simply must choose to ignore history, which proves otherwise. …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 47

Counterfeiting Costs US Businesses $200 Billion Annually

As explained by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development in a draft report draft report: "The overall degree to which products are being counterfeited and pirated …
Gene Quinn 5 years ago 123