Posts Tagged: coronavirus


How Misaligned Incentives Are Now Killing Us

Today, like so much of the rest of the world, the United States is faced with many shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic, including personal protective equipment, …
By Andrew Berks & Gene Quinn
1 year ago 19

Is Unified Patents a War Profiteer?

Is Unified a war profiteer?  Of course, they are. But they are only one cog in the larger worldwide scheme of the most powerful multinational corporations whose …
By M. David Hoyle
1 year ago 46

Innovators Rush to Solve Coronavirus Pandemic While Countries Contemplate Compulsory Licensing

Since China announced the first fatality caused by a virus about which little was known at the time, coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, has grown …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 2

Do Your ‘Home Work’: Keeping Trade Secrets Safe While Working Remotely

An essential element of trade secret protection is that the owner has made “reasonable” efforts to keep the information a secret. But as the Uniform Trade Secrets …
By James Pooley
1 year ago 4

Everything Depends on Coronavirus R&D Partnerships—Don’t Let the Critics Wreck Them

The world is teetering on the brink of a public health and economic catastrophe, depending on emergency partnerships between our public and private sectors to develop a …
By Joseph Allen
1 year ago 41

Twisting Facts to Capitalize on COVID-19 Tragedy: Fortress v. bioMerieux

Unfortunately, some simply cannot help themselves but to use every opportunity – real or imagined – to take a cheap shot at a patent owner for having the audacity …
By Gene Quinn
1 year ago 17

Protecting Contracts in the Age of COVID-19: ‘Material Adverse Change’ Clauses

As outside general counsel to over 150 emerging growth companies in recent years, as well as to their venture capital and growth equity investors, and as someone who …
By Louis Lehot
1 year ago 3

Mad Dash to Coronavirus Vaccine May Face Legal Hurdles

Almost a third of the recently signed $8.3 billion bill to fund the United States response to the coronavirus outbreak is devoted directly to vaccine research and development. …
By Joel Wallace
2 years ago 5

We Won’t Stop Coronavirus Without IP

The recent White House meeting with leaders from American pharmaceutical companies sought their help in solving the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China and is currently gripping …
By James Edwards
2 years ago 16

IPWatchdog CON2020 Has Been RESCHEDULED for September 13-15, 2020

We have great news to share with all of our IPWatchdog CON2020 Speakers, Sponsors, Exhibitors and registrants. We have finally worked out an amicable resolution with the …
By Renee C. Quinn
2 years ago 19

Don’t Undermine the Policies Most Likely to Solve the Coronavirus Crisis

To say that the world's been deeply shaken by the coronavirus (and the disease it causes, known as COVID-19) is no exaggeration. Our stock market has plunged, …
By Joseph Allen
2 years ago 2

The Show Will Go On: IPWatchdog CON2020 Unlikely to Be Affected by Coronavirus

We are in the final preparations for IPWatchdog CON2020, which is scheduled for March 15-18 in Dallas, Texas. We have been receiving inquiries regarding the latest coronavirus (…
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 3