Posts Tagged: infringer lobby


Patent Reform at all Costs: Desperate reformer resorts to lies

It is pure nonsense to say that opponents of patent reform never offer specifics, cite or discuss textual language of the bills. Utter fiction and complete fantasy. …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 7

Bias in Both Directions: Patent Reform Should Protect Both Accused Infringers and Inventors

What’s stunning about this list is that almost nobody talks about reforming patent law to correct these biases! In general, the only biases that are socially …
By Kip Werking
5 years ago 8

How the U.S. is Killing Innovation and why it Matters for Entrepreneurs

The engine that made America a greatest economic power was a patent system that led to tremendous innovation by incentivizing entrepreneurial …
By Paul Morinville
5 years ago 23

Will the Supreme Court bring balance back to the patent market?

Patent damages generally, and enhanced damages specifically, are a patent political powder keg because there are so many corporations that are users of technology. These technology using, …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 23

A toxic concoction of myth, media and money is killing the patent system

In the past decade, the patent system has been turned on its head. Inventors are now villainized as cartoon characters called patent trolls simply because they assert …

Does Stealing Intellectual Property Boost Innovation?

Confiscating other people’s property is hardly the way to stimulate prosperity or creativity. If it were, Venezuela would be one of the richest, most innovative countries …
By Joseph Allen
5 years ago 7

GAO Report Unmasks the Mythical Patent Troll Problem

The GAO report explains that the number of patent litigations only slightly fluctuated between 200o and 2010, with a one-third increase in 2011, which the report attributed to changes …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 43

Infringer Lobby Seeks to Strip ITC of Patent Powers

Perhaps the infringer lobby needs a refresher course on the rights granted to a patent owner. 35 U.S.C. § 271(a) says: "whoever without authority makes, uses, offers …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 5