Posts Tagged: patent stimulus plan


Extending Patent Application Backlog Reduction Stimulus Plan

The program will continue on a temporary basis. The USPTO may further extend this plan (on either a temporary or permanent basis), or may discontinue the plan …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 13

Fox News Sunday Discusses Patent Stimulus to Create Jobs

This past Sunday there was a brief but very interesting segment on Fox New Sunday that actually discussed the plight of the United States Patent and Trademark …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 3

Better Late Than Never: Major Media Tunes Into Patent Crisis

Straight from the "it's about time" department comes breaking word that the so-called popular press are finally identifying the most under reported news story of this recession. …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 7

Judge Michel II: Public Nuisance #1 Proselytizing for Patents

In this installment we start out talking about Judge Michel's work for Senator Arlen Specter and how today there seems to be a slow and steady decline …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 8

Patent Wishes for 2010

It is that time of the year when everyone has made or is making resolutions for the new year, most of which will undoubtedly be broken within …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 10

American Ingenuity Will Lead US to Prosperity

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has been out in front on patent and intellectual property issues for years, and he is at it once again.  Senator Hatch has …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 6

USPTO Needs Improved Work-flow Management

In 2006, Peter Orszag, the current head of the Office of Management and Budget, observed in an article he co-authored for the Brookings Institution: Because the U.S. …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 2

Saving US Innovation: More Patent Funding Needed

Yesterday I posted an article titled Innovation Held Hostage by the Patent Office.  In the article I detailed some troubling things I have learned regarding what appears …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 2

USPTO Patent Quality Review Changing for Better

Earlier today I heard a rumor from an exceptionally reliable source regarding the United States Patent and Trademark Office efforts to reform patent quality review.  Quality review, …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 16

Proposal to Support PTO, Entrepreneurs & Inventors

Yeseterday I wrote an article titled Obama to Fund Entrepreneurs in Latin America.  In this article I discussed President Obama’s remarks while at the Summitt of …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 3

Revise Patent Examination to Stimulate US Economy

For some time now I have been writing about how a patent stimulus plan would revitalize the economy, but I am all fired up today after a …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 6

USPTO Budget Crisis and the Anonymous Patent Examiner

Many readers will recall that on March 16, 2009, I posted an article titled Perspective of an Anonymous Patent Examiner.  That post was and has been one of the …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 33

A Patent Proposal for Green Technology

On July 28, 1987, President Ronald Reagan set forth what became known as the “11-point superconductivity initiative” in a speech to the Federal Conference on Commercial Applications of Superconductivity.  …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 0

Innovation Will Lead Recovery if Patent System Allows

I was reading the March 30, 2009, edition of Fortune magazine today and there is an article titled After the Panic, Innovation, written by Glenn Hutchins, a co-chief executive …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 8

Change in Patent Office Philosophy Can Lead Recovery

There is a lot of money sitting on the sidelines just waiting for the climate to change enough to warrant investment.  By some estimates the amount of …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 4