Posts Tagged: hal wegner


Who will President Trump Nominate as the next Director of the Patent and Trademark Office?

Among the names under consideration is Randall Rader, the former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals. But according to patent expert and noted commentator …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 17

Will Scandal Cost Francis Gurry a Second Term at WIPO?

There is a lot at stake as WIPO picks its next Director General. Gurry himself replaced a WIPO Director General mired in scandal, and the WIPO mission …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1

WIPO Member States Meet in Geneva Amid Internal Unrest

The friction between Pooley and Gurry has been something of an open secret. While not widely reported, as far as I can tell Wegner is accurate when …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 10

Interview Exclusive: Judge Richard Linn Part II

In Part I of the interview we discussed Judge Linn’s early interest in patent law and how he found himself appointed to replace the recently deceased …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

Exclusive Interview: Judge Richard Judge Linn of the CAFC

Those in the industry know that Judge Linn is one of a small group of Judges who are patent attorneys. He is one of us in so …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 2

Addressing Cheap Shots and Inaccuracies from Hal Wegner

It has come to my attention that earlier today in his e-mail newsletter Hal Wegner has once again attempted to take a cheap shot at yours truly. …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 28

Compact Prosecution in the USPTO is Anything But Compact

hange does not come easily. At a minimum, the PTO must stop encouraging and rewarding examiners for actions that defeat the objectives of the office. As long …
By Charles Gorenstein
8 years ago 8

Challenging Hal Wegner on Patent Law and the Constitution

Typically I let what Hal writes slide off my back because I don't take him seriously. Having said that, the other day he did one of his …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 17

Hal Wegner, You Now Have My Full Attention

I guess I have finally made the big time!  Earlier today Hal Wegner’s e-mail newsletter was passed along to me by someone who is a subscriber …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 14