Clause 8

"To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries."

U.S. Const. Art. I, Sec. 8, Cl. 8

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Episode 1: Judge Paul Michel: Interview w/ Former Federal Circuit Chief Judge about Patent System & his life

Runtime: 57:40   |   August 10, 2017

Topics discussed during the interview include:

• Can Patents “Make America Great Again”?

• Why fixing America’s patent system is crucial for job growth

• Congressional action needed to fix patent eligibility law

• Immediate changes that could be made by the Trump administration to improve Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) proceedings

• State of United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

• Current USPTO Director Michele Lee & Former USPTO Director David Kappos

• Judge Michel’s career fighting public corruption in Philadelphia and Washington, DC

• How Judge Michel almost wasn’t nominated because of the failed confirmation of Judge Bork

• Federal Circuit Evolution: evolution of the Federal Circuit from first Chief Judge & former Air Force General Howard Markey to the “Golden Age of the Court” under Judge Michel

• And, much more!

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