by | Jun 17, 2019

Imagine the following scenario: You spend your life slaving away at building some ingenious new device in your garage. After years of painstaking work, testing, and sleepless nights, you finally produce your device, patent it, and take it to market….

by | Oct 29, 2018

Picture eastern Texas, and your mind may conjure up images of cattle ranchers, chicken fried steaks, or maybe even a select few country artists. But if you ask people who work in the realm of patent policy, the images evoked…

by | Nov 20, 2017

Innovation in the current Congress is practically a dirty word, as almost nothing encouraging it has made it past both houses. Most notably of all, the Innovation Act has been stalled in the House for years, despite massive bipartisan support…

by | Oct 19, 2017

As anyone who’s followed the long-standing battle to fix America’s patent system and cut off abuses by bottom-feeding legal parasites and abusive monopolists will tell you, the list of excuses for our broken system offered by those people is seemingly…

by | Sep 18, 2017

Here’s a simple question for you: If, every time you faced a particular court, it found against you either unanimously or close to it, would you not do anything possible to avoid that court? To most people, the answer to…

by | Sep 14, 2017

President Donald Trump’s recent decision to investigate China’s theft of American intellectual property (IP) is as good a sign as any that “America First” was more than just a campaign slogan. And when it comes to intellectual property theft, the…

by | Jun 1, 2017

When it comes to the area of patent law, the Trump touch is desperately needed. No living politician has shown a better capacity to cut through the rationalizations of Leftists, legalistic regulators, and special interests to find a solution that…

by | May 25, 2017

Early this week, the Supreme Court dropped yet another historic ruling on the subject of patent law. In fact, not only was the decision historic, but it was historically correct. That case, TC Heartland v. Kraft, a seemingly innocuous dispute…

by | Apr 26, 2017

Defense of today’s patent system can be a difficult job. At its best, the system can encourage innovation, protect the sacred rights of inventors, and do it highly effectively. At its worst, it falls prey to loopholes and day-to-day issues…

by | May 18, 2016

Patent trolls never give up trying to come up with some new angle. The tide of public opinion now having decidedly turned against patent trolls, panic — if not moral embarrassment — seems to have struck home. As a result,…

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