Posts Tagged: Gary Michelson


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
2 years ago 8

Center for IP Understanding partners with Michelson 20MM Foundation for November’s IP Awareness Summit in Chicago

On November 6th, the Center for Intellectual Property Understanding (CIPU) will host the Intellectual Property Awareness Summit (IPAS) at the Chicago-Kent College of Law (CKCL). The conference …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 2

USC Launches its First IP Course for Undergrads

USC’s new course is premised on the notion that IP questions lie at the heart of a great many areas of modern life today — From Silicon …
By Gene Quinn
2 years ago 0

Innovation Lessons From a Billionaire

I did not start out to be an inventor,” writes the billionaire inventor and spinal surgeon Gary K. Michelson in the preface to a newly-published book entitled …
By Marshall Phelps
3 years ago 8

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 …

The Social Media Diva to Have an Anterior Cervical Discectomy

After meeting with my doctor, discussing the results of my tests, reading through all of the documentation and talking to my mother who had a similar surgery …
By Renee C. Quinn
8 years ago 20

A Special Thank You to Our Guest Contributors!

Over the years IPWatchdog.com has continued to try and add additional perspectives from a wide variety of guest contributors, ranging from well respected practicing attorneys and …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 3

USPTO to Hold California Independent Inventors Conference

If you are a serious inventor you need to go to this Conference. Last year there were inventors who came to the USPTO campus for the two-day …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

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
8 years ago 0

Celebrating Heroes of Invention at the Temple of Innovation

It would have done Members of Congress good to see the stories of these extraordinary individuals who researched, developed, innovated and succeeded beyond the wildest dreams of …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 4

Gary Michelson’s Letter to Congress Supporting Patent Reform

What follows is a letter to Congress from Gary K. Michelson, MD, published here with permission.... First to invent versus first to file is the proverbial tempest …
By Gary K. Michelson
9 years ago 23

A Conversation with Gary Michelson About Patent Reform

In my conversation with Dr. Michelson he explained to me that while he benefited greatly from the patent system he would have benefited even more if the …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 25