Posts Tagged: manny schecter


Patent and Trade Secret Wishes for 2016

This year our panel has a diverse variety of wishes. We see the usual wishes relating to patent eligibility and the abstract idea exception, with a reference …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 4

What ‘patent quality’ means for patent owners

Patent Quality. Two words that individually we all know what they mean, but you put them together and they cause lots of confusion. So let me clarify. …
By Manny Schecter
5 years ago 3

A sincere desire to improve the quality of the patents

The last time patent quality was being discussed the leadership of the Office had not come from the private sector, but rather came from within government ranks. …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 10

IBM: A commitment to innovation for the sake of inventing

IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently announced that it received a record number of patents during 2014, obtaining a staggering 7,534 U.S. patents in 2014. IBM is thoroughly committed to innovation. …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 2

Industry Insiders Make Patent Wishes for 2014

Manny Schecter (IBM Chief Patent Counsel) writes: "Last year I wished for greater understanding of the patent system outside of the patent community. Awareness of the patent …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

On the Record with Manny Schecter, Part II

In Part II of the interview, which is the final segment, we discuss how IBM keeps a watchful eye on the industry to learn from the mistakes …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1

On the Record with Manny Schecter, IBM Chief Patent Counsel

Whenever there is interesting IBM news of a patent variety Schecter has been gracious enough to make time to chat. The news of IBM's patent supremacy wasn't …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 1

Interview Finale: Manny Schecter, IBM Chief Patent Counsel

We talked about Peer to Patent, Watson on Jeopardy, where the Supreme Court is heading with patent law, the usual fun questions to get to know Schecter …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 4

An Interview with Manny Schecter, IBM Chief Patent Counsel

On April 4, 2011, I had the honor to interview Manny Schecter, the Chief Patent Counsel for IBM Corporation. I met Manny in October 2010 when I did a CLE …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 1

News, Notes & Announcements

I am in beautiful San Diego, California today, enjoying the beach and near perfect weather. Last night I spoke at the San Diego Intellectual Property Lawyers Association …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 2