Posts Tagged: white house


Improving Innovation Climate Critical to US Economic Future

We have thoroughly destroyed the manufacturing capabilities of the United States and in the process decimated middle class America. The Supreme Court is forcing an anti-patent agenda …
11 months ago 1

Will Obama Nominate Anyone for the USPTO?

In recent weeks news has come out that Phil Johnson's nomination as Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office is dead. It seems to be …
1 year ago 2

Phil Johnson – An Outstanding Choice for USPTO Director

News of the death of Johnson's nomination is both a shocking surprise and yet all too predictable in a town that increasingly makes little logical sense . . . From …
1 year ago 4

Git’er Done! Take the Brake Off Federal Tech Transfer

Any government truly interested in commercializing its research must realize that time is of the essence, risk is inherent in the process and deal makers should be …
1 year ago 3

White House Announces Patent Related Executive Action

Currently the President is under fire for Executive Actions, which is something that he railed against when he was Presidential Candidate Obama in 2008, but increasingly embraces. The …
2 years ago 23

Professor Colleen Chien Joins Obama White House OTSP

Santa Clara University School of Law Associate Professor Colleen Chien has been selected to serve in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), as …
2 years ago 2

Reforming the Federal R&D System

There’s nothing in the world like the U.S. public research system which is on the cutting edge of every field of science. However, to fully …
2 years ago 1

Patent Haters Take Notice! University Innovation Fuels Robust Economic Activity

But how could Universities ever be characterized as non-practicing entities in the first place? If we are going to be intellectually honest there is no way you …
2 years ago 5

Opinion: Regrettable White House Intervention on Patent Trolls

What’s regrettable is that the White House didn’t wait for such empirical data on patent litigation and instead rehashed the findings of discredited studies of …
2 years ago 6

Obama on Patent Trolls – Much Ado About Nothing

There is no doubt that the Obama position will be loved by Google and other Silicon Valley technology giants that despise the patent system. Given the revolving …
2 years ago 12

White House Task Force on High-Tech Patent Issues

Today the White House announced major steps to improve incentives for future innovation in high tech patents, a key driver of economic growth and good paying American …
2 years ago 21

Integrating the Federal R&D System into the Economy

We have made significant strides over the past 30 years through laws like the Bayh-Dole Act, the Federal Technology Transfer Act, and supporting Executive Orders leading to the …
2 years ago 1