Posts Tagged: wall street journal


The ‘Dragon’ Targets U.S. Biopharma Lead

Perhaps the report on China's strategy for eclipsing the U.S. lead in biopharma from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) resonated so strongly with me because …
By Joseph Allen
4 months ago 2

Judge Koh Delivers Qualcomm Brutal Defeat Despite Apple’s Proven Manipulation

In a 233-page Order issued yesterday, Judge Lucy Koh of the United States Federal District Court for the Northern District of California handed Qualcomm a stinging defeat …
By Gene Quinn
7 months ago 5

Qualcomm Survives Apple Manipulation, But FTC Continues Reckless Pursuit

Now that Apple and Qualcomm have made peace it would be easy to allow the case and the issues to recede into the background. That is likely …
By Gene Quinn
8 months ago 9

As Google’s Ad Revenue Slows, Alphabet May Soon Regret Its Anti-Patent Strategy

This morning’s edition of the Wall Street Journal carried a front-page article describing how the once mighty and untouchable online-advertising operation at Google has begun to …
By Gene Quinn
8 months ago 11

Theftovation: Facebook ‘Likes’ Copying Ideas

The Wall Street Journal explains ithat the Silicon Valley culture has long regarded copying as a good thing and necessary for rapid growth, first to market, first …
By Gene Quinn & Peter Harter
2 years ago 25

The UN has Better Things to do Than Destroy Innovation

The UN Panel unfortunately squandered its 9-month gestation period. It stuffed into one repository every long-discarded remnant of anti-patent and pro-price-control schemes buried in IP’s historic …
By Chris Gallagher
3 years ago 2

Patent reformers resort to misrepresentations in WSJ op-ed

It should be self-evident that not all patent owners are patent trolls, and when you acquire rights it is not an economic cost, yet these absurd propositions …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 25

Setting the Record Straight: Patent Trolls vs. Progress

Mr. Kessler believes that Mr. Madison did not understand what he was doing or, at best, did not foresee the expense that patent litigation would involve in …
By Bob Zeidman
8 years ago 14

Shooting Ourselves in the Foot

Contrary to the tone of the Jobs Council report, U.S. academic technology commercialization made possible by Bayh-Dole is a world- wide recognized success. The law allowed …
By Joseph Allen
8 years ago 7

Beware of Third Party Facebook Application Security Risks

You've seen it all over the place... Privacy Concerns, Security Issues, Identity Stolen, Dangers of Social Networking, Social Media Threats, Personal Information Sold. All too often Facebook …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 10

News, Notes & Announcements

In this edition of News, Notes & Announcements, the mother of all patent trolls, Acacia Research Corporation, scores two more licensing agreements, one with IBM the other with …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 1

Wall Street Journal Profiles Medical Marijuana, but not Important USPTO Issues

Earlier today the Wall Street Journal gave front page space to a story relating to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Widely regarded as one of …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 6

JCVI Creates World’s First Genetically Engineered Self-Replicating Synthetic Bacterial

You just couldn't make this stuff up. A team of humans creates genetically altered and a self-replicating synthetic cell using a computer. I suspect that computer was …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 15

Patent Reform: Obama Favors Major Changes to Patent Law

There has been something brewing for at least a couple weeks now on the patent reform agenda, and I have been trying to make sense of it …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 13

500 Million Patent Applications a Year?

The Wall Street Journal Online just published an article titled Why Technologists Want Fewer Patents, which will apparently appear in the June 15, 2009, edition of the paper on …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 15