Posts Tagged: steve kunin


The America Invents Act Five Years Later: Reality, Consequences and Perspectives

At exactly 11:42am on September 16, 2011, President Barak Obama signed the America Invents Act into law. As President Obama put his pen down he said: “All right guys, …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 22

Patent and Trade Secret Wishes for 2016

This year our panel has a diverse variety of wishes. We see the usual wishes relating to patent eligibility and the abstract idea exception, with a reference …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 4

What Mattered in 2015: Insiders Reflect on Biggest Moments in IP

This year our panel of industry insiders is quite diverse, with commentary from Bob Stoll (Drinker Biddle), Ashley Keller (Gerchen Keller), Paul Morinville (US Inventor), Alden Abbot (…
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 8

Patent and IP Wishes for 2015

I would love to see patent eligibility reform in Congress that would overrule Mayo, Myriad and Alice. I would also love to see meaningful copyright reforms and/…
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 7

High Value Patents – Where Strength Meets Quality

The terms patent strength and patent quality get used frequently within the industry, but what do they really mean? To a large extent the meaning of the …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 6

The Role of an Patent Procedure Expert in Patent Litigation

When you review file histories as a patent office practice expert it’s an eye-opening experience because sometimes it’s almost inexplicable as to what happened and …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 2

The PTAB and Patent Office Administrative Trials

KUNIN: ''But what is the one thing that can be a break the bank issue? What if the patent owner asserts eight patents against you in a …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

A Patent Conversation with Steve Kunin: De Novo Review and Bright Line Rules

KUNIN: ''Remember though an Act of Congress in 1982 the Federal Circuit was established as the single reviewing court for district court patent appeals to provide uniformity and …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 0

The Finale: Steve Kunin Interview Part 3

"You’re going to get a claim construction early from the PTAB. In fact, one of the interesting results with the respect to a review of the …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 6

Exclusive Interview with Steve Kunin, Part 2

On May 6, 2013, I sat down with Steve Kunin and we discussed a wide range of patent issues. In Part 1 of the interview we discussed the new post …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 1

A Patent Conversation with Steve Kunin

Steve Kunin is the head of Oblon's Post Grant Patent Proceedings practice group, and is also on the firm's Management Committee. He is also a friend. For …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 3

Industry Insiders Reflect on Biggest Moments in IP for 2012

For this inaugural edition of ?Biggest Moments in IP? we have a variety of reflections on a wide array of IP issues. Former Commissioner for Patents Bob …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 2

Justice Scalia: Hardest Decision “Probably a Patent Case”

One week ago, on July 18, 2012, Justice Antonin Scalia of the United States Supreme Court sat down for an interview with Piers Morgan of CNN. See Scalia interview …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 5

America Invents: How the New Law Impacts Your Patent Practice

The America Invents Act, which just recently passed by the Congress and sent to the White House for President Obama’s signature, is the most significant patent …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 11

The Strange Case of the Animal Toy Patent: Reexam Redux

Two months ago I wrote about one of my favorite patents --- The Animal Toy --- which is U.S. Patent No. 6,360,693. See Patent on a Stick: …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 30