Posts Tagged: Congressman Rogers


Paul Ryan, Fee Diversion and Presidential Politics

This extra attention on Wisconsin, coupled with Paul Ryan being the dream candidate for those who favor an open Republican Convention, provides us with a somewhat manufactured, …
By Peter Harter & Gene Quinn
4 years ago 3

Will a Patent Question Come Up At The Presidential Debates?

At this point in the presidential cycle it is too early to expect a great deal of substance on issues like patents? The point where patents may …
By Peter Harter
4 years ago 4

Sequestration Politics Places USPTO Satellite Offices on Hold

With sequestration finally cutting the Republicans don't seem to be in any rush whatsoever, so the Patent Office which really should be exempt is caught in the …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

As Predicted, Congress Ready to Divert More Fees from USPTO

It isn't exactly a newflash to announce that Washington, D.C. is dsyfunctional, anyone paying attention over the past few years has long since come to that …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 6

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

Lack of Commitment on PTO Funding is Killing Patent Reform

Obviously, Congressman Rogers is not being completely straight forward. The funds that exceed the appropriation to the USPTO would be available for use by the USPTO if …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 20

Top 10 Reasons Republicans Might Oppose the Patent Office

Given that House Republicans seem to fear an adequately funded Patent Office I got to thinking — What could they be afraid of? With that in mind, here …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 64

House Republicans Oppose Adequately Funded Patent Office

Despite the fact that Congressmen Ryan and Rogers would like this to be about the Obama Administration, the fact is that Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) is the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 32