Posts Tagged: US Economy


Non Sequitur: We Need to Go Back to the Clinton Tax Rates

For goodness sake, innovation is the key to a better economy, not raising taxes! Simply stated, taxing more at a time when individuals and businesses are doing …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 24

House Inter Partes Review Provisions Threaten Patent Reform

Both the House and Senate bills create the opportunity for continual and constant challenges, one right after another. For example, challengers could tie up issued patents in …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 5

Obama Press Conference Address Oil and Renewable Energy

Little impacts cascading together can have a large impact, but for the time being we need to realize that the technology is not where it needs to …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 75

Tax Policy Makes U.S. Uncompetitive, Not China’s Low Wages

Many people assume that there’s no way American manufacturers can compete with cheap Chinese labor. It’s just basic economics, right? Wrong. It’s the U.…
By Henry R. Nothhaft
5 years ago 12

The Struggle of Law School Graduates in a Difficult Job Market

While the market is recovering, I suggest finding something to keep your spirits up, and I do believe that it’s different for everyone, depending on personality. …
By Mary F. Cheney
5 years ago 33

Start-Up Reality: No Patent = No Funding, No Business, No Jobs

The log jam in patents issuances is not the only impediment to start-up job creation. Although it is certainly a big one. Tax and regulatory burdens on …
By Henry R. Nothhaft
5 years ago 10

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 …
By Gene Quinn
6 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 …
By Gene Quinn
6 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 …
By Gene Quinn
6 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 …
By Gene Quinn
6 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 …
By John White
6 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 …
By Gene Quinn
6 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 …
By Gene Quinn
6 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 …
By Gene Quinn
6 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. …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 20