Posts Tagged: Senator Chuck Schumer


Will Obama Nominate Anyone for the USPTO?

In recent weeks news has come out that Phil Johnson's nomination as Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office is dead. It seems to be …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 2

Trademark Bill to Allow Marks Consisting of Flag or Coat of Arms

On December 12, 2013, Members of the House and Senate introduced bipartisan legislation that would allow the United States or any state or local government to register official insignia …
By Press Releases
6 years ago 0

Senate Votes 89-9 to Pass Patent Reform, No End to Fee Diversion

It looks like my prediction on Tuesday that the Senate would pass H.R. 1249, the America Invents Act, prior to President Obama's much anticipated jobs and economy …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 35

Patent Reform: The Senate Makes Its Move

With a powerful vote of 87 to 3 on a motion to bring debate to a close, the Senate is on the cusp of passing comprehensive patent reform legislation. …

Don’t Copy My Blue Suede Shoes: Copyright Protection for Fashion Designs

The fashion industry claims it loses millions of dollars in revenue every year because of copycats buying one very expensive handbag or shoe or other item, deconstructing …
By Beth Hutchens
10 years ago 0

Facebook Privacy Concerns Continue

In response to the privacy concerns being raised against Facebook, four United States Senators, Charles Schumer of NY, Michael Bennet of CO, Mark Begich of Alaska and …
By Renee C. Quinn
10 years ago 4

Kappos Nomination Unanimously Forwarded to Full Senate

Earlier today the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the nomination of David Kappos, former Vice President and Assistant General Counsel for IBM, to be Undersecretary of …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 8

Vaccine Patent Politics and The Swine Flu

It would appear as if the swine flu virus, known in the scientific community as the H1N1 virus (so named because of the surface proteins), is …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 6