Posts Tagged: Anti-patent Nonsense


Ranting: Patent Hysteria Over Amazon Patenting Facebook

It is truly sad that massive anti-patent hysteria can be whipped up simply based on a single sentence in the Abstract of a patent. For crying out …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 5

JCVI Creates World’s First Genetically Engineered Self-Replicating Synthetic Bacterial

You just couldn't make this stuff up. A team of humans creates genetically altered and a self-replicating synthetic cell using a computer. I suspect that computer was …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 15

Show Me the IP! Venture Capital Success Based on Patents

Earlier today Dale Halling, of Halling IP and State of Innovation Blog, brought to my attention an article on the IAM Magazine Blog from a few weeks …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 16

Motivation For Success: The 7 Deadly Sins Patent Style

If you ask me, the 7 deadly sins are not very deadly at all. Like pretty much everything in life, excess is bad and moderation is just fine. …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 17

Beware Those Claiming Software Patents Are Unnecessary

If patents are good for Microsoft and the tech giants, patents are right for Red Hat and the open source community and patents are demanded by investors, …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 99

The Fundamental Unfairness of Retroactively Applying Bilski

It serves no purpose to retroactively kill patents and applications that could have satisfied the standard announced in In re Bilski, but were written to satisfy the …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 112

Science Fiction, Patent Haters and Useless Federal Complaints

Once again patent haters are beating the old worn out drum, or are they?  Several weeks ago Global Findability, Inc. brought a patent infringement lawsuit against Summit …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 6

Obscure Patents: These are SO much better than software

I thought it might be interesting to take a look at a few recently granted patents and see some of the far more important inventions that are …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 32

Gene Quinn Declared Patent Twit of the Week

I just so happened to stumble across an interesting article declaring me Patent Twit of the Week.  Normally one would not be proud of being declared a “…
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 77

Minority Report: Task Force on IP & Genetic Testing

Yesterday, the Task Force on IP and Genetic Testing submitted its Final Draft Report (titled Final Draft Report on Gene Patents and Licensing Practices and Their Impact …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 1

HHS Assault on Gene Patents and Diagnostic Methods

UPDATED: 7:19pm on 10/8/2009 Today the Task Force on IP and Genetic Testing submitted its Final Draft Report (titled Final Draft Report on Gene Patents and Licensing Practices …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 15

Beware the Anti-Patent Misdirection and Lies

Anyone who has been reading IPWatchdog.com over the last several days knows that anti-patent advocates have been lambasting me for taking the position that patents are …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 70