Eli Mazour

Eli Mazour

Eli Mazour is the host of the Clause 8 interview series and an Associate with Harrity & Harrity LLP in Fairfax, Virginia. Mazour has extensive experience in all aspects of the patent prosecution process, including preparing and prosecuting hundreds of patent applications related to computer software, Internet and e-commerce, business methods, electronic consumer products, and telecommunications. Eli has particular experience in helping clients identify and assess patentable inventions and developing patent prosecution strategies. He has also been involved with conducting patent infringement investigations and clearance of products.

For more information, or to contact Eli, please visit his Firm Profile Page.


Posts by Eli Mazour


Clause 8, Episode 18: Brian Pomper – The Innovation Alliance

Thomas Edison, the Wright Brothers, and Charles Goodyear are some of America’s best-known innovators. Instead of just making and selling the final products, they obtained patents …
By Eli Mazour
14 days ago 0

Clause 8, Episode 17: Frank Jakes – Legendary Trial Attorney

This episode features an interview with trial attorney Frank Jakes - the founder of the Intellectual Property Group at the firm of Johnson Pope in Tampa, FL. …
By Eli Mazour
30 days ago 0

Episode 16: Josh Malone – Bunch O Balloons Inventor

The latest episode of the Clause 8 podcast features an interview with Josh Malone – the inventor of Bunch O Balloons and America’s foremost advocate for reliable patent …
By Eli Mazour
3 months ago 0

Episode 13: Gene Quinn

Gene Quinn is the founder of IPWatchdog.com. It has been the leading online publication focused on intellectual property for almost twenty years. Although they don’t …
By Eli Mazour
9 months ago 0

Episode 12: Gilbert Hyatt

Gil Hyatt is one of the most significant American innovators in the field of personal computing – the inventor of the microprocessor. And, he has been involved in …
By Eli Mazour
11 months ago 0

Episode 11: John Harrity

John Harrity is the managing partner of Harrity & Harrity LLP and a leader in innovation in the legal field. John, along with his twin brother Paul …
By Eli Mazour
12 months ago 0

Episode 10: Makan Delrahim

Makan Delrahim is the Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division. Makan is the first registered patent attorney in that role and has already made some significant …
By Eli Mazour
1 year ago 0

Episode 9: Kathi Vidal

Kathi Vidal is the managing partner of of the Silicon Valley office of Winston & Strawn LLP. Kathi is also one of the top patent litigators in …
By Eli Mazour
1 year ago 0

Director Iancu Should Personally Conduct Video Training Explaining Section 101 Guidance

During the interview with Technology Center Director Tariq Hafiz we discussed whether it is realistic to expect patent examiners to perform a complete Section 101 analysis, including comparing …
By Eli Mazour
1 year ago 25

Episode 7: Tariq Hafiz

USPTO’s (United States Patent and Trademark Office) Director of Technology Center 3600 Business Methods discusses his career, role at the USPTO, how policy is formulated and implemented …
By Eli Mazour
2 years ago 0

Episode 6: Representative Henry Waxman

Former Congressman Waxman discusses the passage of the seminal Hatch-Waxman Act, recent proposals to improve the balance between rights of brand name pharmaceutical and generic companies, and …
By Eli Mazour
2 years ago 0

Dissecting Dissents for Ex Parte Appeals

Dissent is not the highest form of judgment for judges on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  …
By Eli Mazour & Sora Ko
2 years ago 8

The Most Interesting Man in the Patent World Fights to Improve America’s Patent System

“I can tell you that my work in China and Japan and Korea tells me that the companies there are quite delighted to pick up the slack …
By Eli Mazour
3 years ago 7

Fixing America’s Patent System is the Best Strategy to Jump-Start our Stalled Economy

Fixing America’s patent system is necessary for meaningful economic growth for America’s workers and America’s global competiveness over countries like China. Not surprisingly, Judge …
By Eli Mazour
3 years ago 19

Alice on Dulany Street: How the PTAB handles 101 in ex parte appeals

In many of the decisions, the examiners and appellants had an opportunity to make arguments based on Alice before the PTAB reached a decision. Yet, the outlook …
By Eli Mazour & James Bennin
3 years ago 3