Manus Cooney

Manus Cooney

Manus Cooney


Posts by Manus Cooney


A Summary of the Goodlatte Patent Bill Discussion Draft

EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is a summary of the Goodlatte patent bill created by American Continental Group, which is a government affairs and strategic consulting firm in …
By Manus Cooney
6 years ago 9

GAO Report Finds No NPE Patent Litigation Crisis

Instead of condemning NPES, the GAO emphasized at the very outset of its report that our nation’s history is filled with examples of inventors who did …
By Manus Cooney
6 years ago 28

Lame Duck Patent Reform: AIA Technical Corrections

On Friday, November, 30, 2012, a bill making technical changes to the AIA was introduced in the House of Representatives. The bill number is HR 6621. The proposed AIA package …
By Manus Cooney
7 years ago 3

Patent Verdicts We Planned For

News analysis and op-ed pieces following the $1 billion jury decision in Apple v. Samsung have been filled with reactive statements critical of the US patent system. Apple’…
By Manus Cooney
7 years ago 4

Reshaping U.S. Patent Law. Who are the Winners & Losers?

It is fair to say that enactment of the AIA is not what most stakeholders championed early on. Many small inventors and innovation companies feel that some …
By Manus Cooney
8 years ago 5

The America Invents Act – How it All Went Down

On Friday, September 16, 2011, President Obama signed into law “The America Invents Act” (“AIA”) which passed the Senate on September 8, 2011, by a vote of 89-9. The AIA passed …
By Manus Cooney
8 years ago 4