Now USPTO’S director should count on Patents as Private Property Rights

To promote the progress of science and the useful arts, the U.S. Constitution empowers Congress to grant authors and inventors an exclusive right in their respective writings and discoveries for a limited term. In the case of invention, society properly demands of the inventor a disclosure of how to make and use the invention. [...]

By |2017-09-07T13:17:53+05:30June 14th, 2017|IP Interview, Patent, USA|0 Comments

Next USPTO Head should know Patents are Property not Public Right!

For many years the US patent trademark office accepted patent as property rights which have always been considered relevant until proven now. Recent court decisions changes in patent law, and adverse PTAB rules established by USPTO, have all resulted in challenges to long hold practice that had been previously supported the innovation community. Without [...]

By |2017-09-07T13:20:57+05:30June 13th, 2017|Patent, USA|0 Comments

Associate Solicitor Joe Matal named Acting Director of the USPTO

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has named U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Associate Solicitor Joseph Matal to perform the functions and duties of the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO. The position is effective June 7, 2017 and follows the resignation of Michelle K. Lee. Matal [...]

By |2017-09-07T16:23:27+05:30June 8th, 2017|IP Basics, IP Interview, USA|0 Comments

Michelle LEE resigns as USPTO Director

USPTO director Michelle Lee announced her resignation noting that," it has been professional experience of a lifetime a true privilege serving our country by supporting what have to believe to be some of the America's greatest heroes our inventors and entrepreneur." Lee will be known as stabilizing force managing the agency during these tough [...]

By |2017-09-07T16:24:44+05:30June 7th, 2017|USA|0 Comments

Is there hope for America’s Patent system to survive?

There are numerous problems with the United States patent system, extraordinary good could come from undoing several pivotal decisions. If Congress wants to resurrect the U.S. patent system these three decisions would be overturned. As long as these decisions remain in force the U.S. patent system will continue to suffer. If and when these [...]

By |2017-09-07T17:00:41+05:30May 27th, 2017|Patent, USA|0 Comments

Uniloc Files patent suit against Amazon & Google

Plano, TX-based security tech provider Uniloc USA recently filed a pair of patent infringement suits in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas (E.D. Tex.) in which Uniloc asserts a series of patents directed at conference call and voice over Internet (VoIP) technologies. The defendants, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Internet services subsidiary Google and e-commerce giant (NASDAQ:AMZN), are the latest [...]

By |2017-09-08T10:35:46+05:30March 31st, 2017|Patent, USA|0 Comments
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