Posts Tagged: Mark Twain


Happy Birthday Patent System: Hope Springs Eternal

In 1790, the U.S. patent laws were first enacted and individuals could obtain a patent under the new federal government. For about a century beforehand, British citizens …
By Raymond Van Dyke
4 years ago 8

Mark Twain: Celebrated American novelist, inventor and champion of a strong patent system

One of Twain’s more strongly held beliefs was that the people of the United States had a unique drive and propensity for innovation, which made this …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 1

Sideways and Backwards: A Broken Patent Process

When reading patents it is not at all unusual for a patent to be issued a number of years after the original patent application was filed, but …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 31

Mark Cuban is an Idiot, Patents Do NOT Impede Innovation

Those that do the complaining erroneously state that they speak on behalf of the entire industry. But I know they don't speak for IBM, or Qualcomm or …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 58