Posts Tagged: Gene Quinn


IPW Webinar: Brand Protection – Blocking, Monitoring & Enforcing Domain Name Rights

Perhaps nowhere in the intellectual property world is the old saying about an ounce of prevention being worth a pound of cure more accurate than with respect …

Tillis Pushes Tai Again on TRIPS IP Waiver Proposal, as South Africa Asks to Delay Delivery of Vaccines

Yesterday, Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), the Ranking Member on the Senate IP Subcommittee, wrote to Ambassador Katherine Tai, the United States Trade Representative who is responsible for …
By Gene Quinn
17 hours ago 2

IPW Webinar: Patent Litigation in Germany After German Patent Law Reform

Approximately two-thirds of all European patent litigation cases are tried in German courts, which makes Germany the most important European venue for patent litigation. The two main …

IPW Webinar: Trends in Patent Prosecution – Don’t Get Left Behind

Now, more than ever, it is imperative to ensure that you are obtaining the highest quality patents in the most efficient manner. The days of using gut …
By Kasia Kryca
3 days ago 0

The DOCX Transition: The USPTO Explains Why It’s Delaying the Fee for Non-DOCX Filings

On Friday, November 19, the USPTO announced that it will be delaying the $400 fee for patent applications filed in non-DOCX formats until January 1, 2023. Previously, the fee was set …

Vidal Confirmation Hearing Should Provide a Hint at What’s Ahead for Patent Owners

IPWatchdog has been told that Kathi Vidal, who is President Biden’s nominee for Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States …
By Gene Quinn
4 days ago 7

Can You Refile a Provisional Patent Application?

The question that we receive most frequently from inventors, usually independent inventors, relates to whether a provisional patent application can be refiled with the United States Patent …
By Gene Quinn
5 days ago 17

FDA Resists FOIA Request for Vaccine Approval Info as Biden Administration Offers to Share it with the World

From the “one hand doesn’t know what the other hand is doing” category, believe it or not, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is effectively refusing …
By Gene Quinn
12 days ago 5

IPW Webinar: Challenging Trademarks in Europe – Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings at the Benelux Office of Intellectual Property and the EUIPO

Trademark opposition proceedings provide trademark owners a relatively quick means to challenge the trademark application of another prior the challenged application being granted. Meanwhile, a cancellation proceeding …
By Renee C. Quinn
15 days ago 0

The State of the SEP Ecosystem: Eight Takeaway Messages from SEP 2021

Last week, IPWatchdog hosted its annual SEP conference, which once again took place in virtual format. I either moderated or directed/produced all the panels, so I …
By Gene Quinn
17 days ago 1

Virtual SEP 2021 Day One: Panelists Weigh in on the State of the SEP Ecosystem and More

tandard Setting Organizations (SSOs) exist as a mechanism for industry innovators to work together to collectively identify and select the best and most promising innovations that will …
By Gene Quinn
24 days ago 0

Patent Litigation in the United States, 1980 to 2020

Is patent litigation out of control? Has patent litigation ever been out of control? The answers to these questions largely depend upon your point of view, and …
By Gene Quinn
29 days ago 9

IPW Webinar: Re-engineering IP Law Firms to Adopt a Growth Mindset

Much of what IP lawyers do can be facilitated and streamlined with technology, but most law firms are not well prepared for widespread digital transformation. To address …
By Kasia Kryca
29 days ago 0

IPW Webinar: Growing Beyond Borders with Foreign Trademark Filings – Best Practices in 2021

Your business name, logo, and overall brand is how people will identify with your goods and services, so you want to have one, clear identity.  That identity …
By Kasia Kryca
30 days ago 0