Posts Tagged: dean kamen


A Conversation with a Remarkable Man

This is not about intellectual property or tech transfer. Rather this chance meeting brought to mind Ernest Hemingway's saying: "Grace under pressure is the measure of a …
By Joseph Allen
2 years ago 8

Senate Republicans discuss patent reform in private briefing with infringer lobby

The Senate Republican High-Tech Task Force convened in order to hear from patent experts on the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in TC Heartland, …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 8

Artificial skin and medical bionics are restoring the sense of touch

It appears that we’re on the way towards the creation of an artificial skin product for bionic prostheses that would be able to restore the sense …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

The future of bionic arm tech is mind-controlled, cheap to produce

The first decade of the 21st century saw some major advances in bionic arm technologies. The first half of that decade saw a team of researchers working …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Innovation Act delayed in House amid bipartisan bicameral disapproval

Members of both major American political parties from both the Senate and the House of Representatives came together at a press conference held on the afternoon of …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 2

Dean Kamen, Doug Henderson Honored by IPO

Last night at the National Portrait Gallery, which is the modern day site of the Old Patent Office Building, the IPO Educational Foundation awarded Dean Kamen the 40…
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 2

Kamen, Michelson Warn Innovation Act will Block Next Generation Technologies

Dean Kamen: “I have a lot of concerns [that H.R. 3309] will serve to dramatically increase the barriers – especially for small inventors – to be able to get …

Patent Eligibility in Unsettled Times

Today, after several years of substantial turmoil, patent eligibility in a variety of economically significant technologies is extremely uncertain, including software, natural products, medical diagnostics and personalized …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 17

The Hidden Agenda Behind Patent Reform

Tech sector giants have been crying and moaning about how the patent system has run amok and needs to be scaled back, and continually beg for patent …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 16

Call for Nominations: IPO Seeks National Inventor of the Year

In a bit of a twist this year, the party nominating the National Inventor of the Year will also be recognized. Most nominations come from patent attorneys, …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

News, Notes and Announcements

In this edition of News, Notes & Announcements, websites engaged in the sale of counterfeit merchandise were ordered seized as part of a joint investigation coordinated between the …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 4

Absurd WSJ Article Suggests Argues for Slower Patent Process

Those who don't believe innovation leads to job creation have their heads firmly implanted in the sand and simply must choose to ignore history, which proves otherwise. …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 47

Former Head of USPTO Joins AbsolutelyNew Advisory Board

AbsolutelyNew, Inc., a next generation consumer products company that develops and launches the best ideas from independent inventors, has added former Director of the United States Patent …
By Press Releases
10 years ago 20

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