Posts Tagged: patent


Introduction to Patent Prosecution: Patent Practice for Beginners

You’ve passed the patent bar exam. Now what? Having a license to practice is just the beginning. This is why Gene Quinn and John White designed …
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Introduction to Patent Prosecution: Patent Practice for Beginners

You’ve passed the patent bar exam. Now what? Having a license to practice is just the beginning. What you need is a bridge between passing the …
By Gene Quinn
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Patent Practice Training: An Introduction to Patent Prosecution

You’ve passed the patent bar exam. Now what? Having a license to practice is just the beginning. What you need is a bridge between passing the …
By Gene Quinn
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Patent Masters Symposium 2019

Patent Masters is designed to be a high-level symposium for attorneys and professionals interested in an in-depth exploration of topical legal issues facing those that prosecute, litigate, …
By Gene Quinn
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Utah IP Summit 2019

The Utah IP Summit is sponsored by the Intellectual Property Section of the Utah State Bar. The IP Summit is a full day CLE conference hosted in …
By Gene Quinn
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How to Evolve Your IP Strategy Over Time

Join Gene Quinn, President and CEO of IPWatchdog, Inc., for a free webinar discuss that will focus on the importance of evolving an IP strategy to stay …
By Gene Quinn
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Return Mail v. USPS Oral Arguments: Both Sides Struggle in Robust Questioning at Supreme Court

On Tuesday, February 19, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Return Mail Inc. v. United States Postal Service, a case that asks the nation’s …
By IPWatchdog
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Don’t Be Fooled by His Patent Purge: Elon Musk is Just Another Hypocritical Tech Billionaire

In 2014, Elon Musk made Tesla’s patents available for anyone to use for free, stating that “technology leadership is not defined by patents.” Earlier this month, Musk …
By Paul Morinville
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U.S. Cannabis Inventions on the Rise As Legal Marijuana Market Grows

The shifting status of marijuana from an illegal controlled substance to regulated medicinal product to, in some jurisdictions, legalized recreational activity has created a market that promises …
By Steve Brachmann
23 hours ago 1

If We Don’t Develop Best Practices Ourselves, the Government Will

I recently delivered a keynote address at a special session of the AUTM Annual Meeting, where the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) released its new University Technology …
By Joseph Allen
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IP and Innovation on Capitol Hill: Week of February 18

This week is quiet on Capitol Hill with Presidents’ Day on Monday, after which the House of Representatives enters a district work period and the Senate is …
By IPWatchdog
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Mitigating ‘Justified Paranoia’ via Provisional Patent Applications

As mentioned in Part I of this series, many inventors will seek to obtain some kind of patent protection so they can stake claim to their invention. …
By Gene Quinn
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Federal Circuit Affirms Athena’s Diagnostic Method Claims Are Patent Ineligible as Directed to a Law of Nature

The Federal Circuit recently issued an opinion affirming the decision of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, which held that Athena’s medical …

Justified Paranoia: Patenting and the Delicate Dance Between Confidentiality and Investment

Most inventors understand that a certain amount of paranoia goes a long way when dealing with an idea or invention. Ideas cannot be patented, but every invention …
By Gene Quinn
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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 15

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the USPTO appoints a new Chief Information Officer; Apple uses Qualcomm chips in Germany while American professors urge the ITC to …
By IPWatchdog
5 days ago 2