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 14: Kevin Jakel of Unified Patents (Part 1)

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’…
January 7, 2020

Episode 13: Gene Quinn

Gene Quinn is the founder of It has been the leading online publication focused on intellectual property for almost twenty years. Although they don’t …
September 10, 2019

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 …
July 16, 2019

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 …
June 11, 2019

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 …
March 26, 2019

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 …
March 5, 2019

Episode 8: Aaron Cooper

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 …
February 5, 2019

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 …
December 2, 2018

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 …
October 26, 2018

Episode 5: Gaston Kroub

IP Columnist for Above the Law and Founding Partner at Kroub, Silbersher & Kolmykov PLLC & Markman Advisors LLC. Kroub, Silbersher & Kolmykov PLLC is an IP …
Runtime: 1:02:53   |   October 8, 2018

Episode 4: David Kappos

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, …
Runtime: 41:32   |   September 20, 2018

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

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 …
Runtime: 1:14:15   |   November 19, 2017

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

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’…
Runtime: 51:00   |   September 13, 2017

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

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 …
Runtime: 57:40   |   August 10, 2017
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