Posts Tagged: grace period


Senate to Vote on Patent Reform, First to File Fight Looms

The Senate will take up patent reform on Monday, February 28, 2011, the first day back. Some are even anticipating that the Senate will vote on patent reform bill …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 44

An Exclusive Interview with Francis Gurry, WIPO Director General

Yesterday I had the honor of spending 30 minutes interviewing Francis Gurry, the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The Director General spoke substantively about …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 17

Patent Reform Should Preserve a Real 1 Year Grace Period

There is absolutely no reason why we cannot change from a first to invent system to a first inventor to file system that would still retain a …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 2

Analyzing Patent Reform Chances and First to File Provisions

Patent reform could be of sufficiently low political importance that Democrats and Republicans can get something done. If health care dies the Democrats will need to pass …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 11