Patent Law

Reexamination

January 2001 – The Long Walk From the Gobi Desert to the River Styx (The Inventor’s Ordeal)

December 2004 – The Gobi Desert Revisited (The Inventor’s Ordeal)

October 2009 – Reexamination Tactics

September 2011 – Reexaminations Reexamined

May 2012 – This is Not One of Those Things We’d Like to Do Twice (Duplication in Litigation and Reexaminations)

Patent Office

Sept 2003 – Another Look at PTO Examiners

June 2003 – What’s Wrong With the Patent Office?

Dec 2007 – The Still-Starved Patent Office

Jan 2010 – David Kappos’ Blog

May 2010 – Mr. Kappos’ Roundtable

Patent Law Topics and Proposed Changes

January 2005 – A Hole and a Patch (Invention Registration System)

March 2006 – The Patent Reform Act and Inequitable Conduct

September 2007 – I Am Intel. I Am Big. I Am Right. (Intel’s Arrogance)

June 2008 – Foolish Inconsistency (Proposed Legislation and First to File)

October 2008 –  To the Next President: What Real Patent Reform Would Look Like

Dec 2008 – Another Horse in the Race (Senator Kyl’s bill)

August 2009 – We Don’t Want Nobody Nobody Sent (Interests of Small Inventors Ignored)

April 2010 – Let’s Get Small (Massive, Complex Legislation)

December 2010 – Have the Big Guys Wised Up? (Weak Patent Laws and Foreign Competition)

February 2012 – Who’s the Real Bogeyman Here? (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

July 2012 – This is Not One of Those Things We’d Like to Do Twice, Part 2 (Wall Street Journal Errors)

January 2013 – A Patent Assertion Entity: One Size Doesn’t Fit All, Part 1 (SHIELD Act)

April 2013 – A Patent Assertion Entity: One Size Doesn’t Fit All, Part 2(Revised SHIELD Act)

July 2013 – The Illusory Bogeyman (Software Patents)

August 2013 – Who’s On First? (Induced infringement and Intent)

October 2013 – Who’s On First? Part 2

January 2014 – Congress Passes Another Laugher