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Episode 14: Kevin Jakel of Unified Patents (Part 1)

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/12579671/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-_Kevin_Jakel_-_Mix.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”12579671″ /] Kevin Jakel is the founder and CEO of Unified Patents. Since the passage of the American Invents Act (AIA), Unified Patents has been focused on using AIA’s new post-grant proceedings to challenge patents at the PTAB that are owned by so-called non-practicing entities or “patent…

Episode 13: Gene Quinn

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/11183648/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-_Gene_Quinn_-_Mix.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”11183648″ /]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 always agree, Federal Circuit judges, Congressional staffers, and K Street follow it closely to stay abreast of latest IP policy-related developments.…

Episode 12: Gilbert Hyatt

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/10540214/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Episode_12_-_Gilbert_Hyatt_-_Mix_Revision_1.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”10540214″ /]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 a David versus Goliath battle with the US Patent and Trademark Office for decades. Initially, Gil was able…

Episode 11: John Harrity

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/10076840/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-_John_Harrity_-_Revised_Mix_1.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”10076840″ /]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 Harrity, founded the patent preparation and prosecution firm almost twenty years ago. During this episode, we discussed the history…

Episode 10: Makan Delrahim

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9146546/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-Makan_Delrahim_-_Revised_Mix.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”9146546″ /]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 changes with regards to the DoJ’s approach to intellectual property issues and encouraging innovation. During this episode, we discussed…

Episode 9: Kathi Vidal

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8825051/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-_Episode_9_-_Kathi_Vidal_REVISED.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”8825051″ /]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 America and one of the most interesting thought leaders in the legal industry. During this episode, we discussed how…

Episode 8: Aaron Cooper

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8527913/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-_Aaron_Cooper_-_Revised_Mix.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”8527913″ /]Aaron Cooper was the Chief Counsel for IP and Antitrust Law on the Senate Judiciary Committee during the passage of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) and is now the head of global policy for the trade group BSA (fka the Business Software Alliance). The AIA…

Episode 7: Tariq Hafiz

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7720451/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-_Episode_7_-_Tariq_Hafiz_REVISED.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”7720451″ /]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 at the USPTO, taking over and turning around the TC after the Alice Supreme Court decision, and section 101…

Episode 6: Representative Henry Waxman

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7328348/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-_Episode_6_-_Henry_Waxman_REVISED.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”7328348″ /]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 his 40-year career in Congress.

Episode 5: Gaston Kroub

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7134477/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-_Episode_5_-_Gaston_Kroub_MIX.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”#87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”7134477″ /] IP Columnist for Above the Law and Founding Partner at Kroub, Silbersher & Kolmykov PLLC & Markman Advisors LLC. Kroub, Silbersher & Kolmykov PLLC is an IP litigation boutique & Markman Advisors LLC is a leading consultancy on patent issues for the investment community.

Episode 4: David Kappos

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7070393/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Clause_8_-_Episode_4_-_David_Kappos_MIX_REVISED.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”7070393″ /]In this episode of the Clause 8 podcast, host Eli Mazour sits down with David Kappos. Mr. Kappos is the former head of intellectual property (IP) at IBM, former Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), and now serves as a partner at…

Episode 3: Doug Henderson, founder of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5960586/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Eli_Mazour_-_Doug_Henderson.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”5960586″ /]Sampling of stories and topics discussed during the interview: Starting and growing America’s largest Intellectual Property (IP) boutique law firm Personal story of going from growing up in Pennsylvania and selling furniture to starting a law firm in downtown DC How having successful fathers influenced Doug…

Episode 2: Judge Randall Rader: Interview w/ Former Federal Circuit Chief Judge about Patent System & his life

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5737908/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Episode__2.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”5737908″ /]Sampling of stories and topics discussed during the interview: Mistakenly ending up in Soviet Union during the Cold War Working with John Podesta (chairman of Hillary Clinton’s campaign) on Capitol Hill Advising Judge Bork before his Supreme Court confirmation hearings Being nominated and serving on the…

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

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5629928/height/45/theme/standard/thumbnail/no/direction/forward/” width=”100%” height=”45″ scrolling=”no” class=”podcast-class” frameborder=”0″ placement=”top” use_download_link=”” download_link_text=”” primary_content_url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/clause8/Episode_1.mp3″ theme=”standard” custom_color=”87a93a” libsyn_item_id=”5629928″ /]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…