Posts Tagged: Silicon Valley


Have We Gone Too Far to Eradicate Weak Patents?

Asking whether the industry has gone too far to eradicate weak patents misses the point entirely, and to some extent will allow those who want the patent …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 8

The Difference Between Eastern and Western Innovation Management

In the intellectual property (IP) space, knowledge workers come from both Eastern and Western cultural backgrounds. In Silicon Valley and other hubs of innovation, the melding of …
By Derek Handova
5 years ago 5

Tea Leaf Readers in Demand as Team Trump Meets with Silicon Valley Giants

Peter Thiel, Reince Priebus and Jared Kushner are hosting technology industry giants for a policy discussion at Trump Tower on December 14, 2016. Patent reform is likely to be …
By Peter Harter & Gene Quinn
5 years ago 6

The patent views of Peter Thiel and what they mean for the Trump Administration

Although the tech industry is big in America, the industry itself was not big on the idea of a Trump presidency. Trump, however, did have one very …

Trump on IP and Patent Reform: What Silicon Valley Doesn’t Understand

Of course, the implication being if you are not in favor of a never ending revision of U.S. patent laws then you are somehow an ignorant …
By Peter Harter & Gene Quinn
5 years ago 32

California Dreaming: Mitt Romney and the Inter Partes Rebuke of Trump

Just when you thought the race for the White House couldn’t get any more unpredictable and bizarre, the 2012 Republican Nominee rebuked the current Republican frontrunner, Donald …
By Peter Harter & Gene Quinn
6 years ago 16

Disruption of the Democratic Campaign Machines: Does a New Machine Mean Changes for Patent Policy?

Does the Democratic Presidential contest suggest that voters think that traditional views on patents or copyrights are on the way out and that collectivism is on the …
By Peter Harter
6 years ago 20

Silicon Valley’s Anti-Patent Propaganda: Success at What Cost?

To a large extent Apple, Microsoft and many other Silicon Valley innovators went along with the anti-patent rhetoric perfected by the Google machine. The Silicon Valley elite …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 23

USPTO Selects San Jose City Hall for Permanent Silicon Valley Satellite Office

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that the San Jose City Hall building, located at 200 East Santa Clara …
By U.S.P.T.O.
8 years ago 0

The Hidden Agenda Behind Patent Reform

Tech sector giants have been crying and moaning about how the patent system has run amok and needs to be scaled back, and continually beg for patent …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 16

Obama on Patent Trolls – Much Ado About Nothing

There is no doubt that the Obama position will be loved by Google and other Silicon Valley technology giants that despise the patent system. Given the revolving …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 12

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