H.R. 6758 EXTENDS CONTROVERSIAL USPTO FEE AUTHORITY

H.R. 6758 EXTENDS CONTROVERSIAL USPTO FEE AUTHORITY Congress should not rush through an extension of USPTO fee setting authority. Many questions about the Agency’s recent use of that authority remain unanswered. How can a $720M fee increase have $0 monetary impact on the economy? OMB says the fees are a transfer within the economy – how so? Why wasn’t the …

Inventors Allege PTAB Judges are “ILLEGAL” in Letter to President Trump

[Read the original letter here.]   August 27, 2018 President Trump The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC 20500 Subject:  American Inventors’ Rights Taken by ILLEGAL Administrative Patent Judges Dear President Trump, You’ve pledged to shrink the administrative state. And you’ve worked hard to select, nominate and win Senate confirmation of judges to fill the many vacancies left …

Inventor Protection Act

The Inventor Protection Act restores patent protection for inventors by reversing a generation of laws, regulations, and court decisions that have discouraged innovation  by failing to secure to inventors the exclusive rights to their discoveries. Click here for printable handout Click here to find your representative Click here to share this post TODAY’S INVENTORS – Face hundreds of thousands of dollars in …

U.S. Inventor Act – USIA

The U.S. Inventor Act (USIA) will make patents strong again by returning the patent system to what is was just 12 years ago. The USIA will thus encourage new patented inventions capable of attracting investment necessary to commercialize new technologies, launch startups, and create jobs. The USIA will restore historic American leadership in patents rights, which has dropped to 10th place …

US Inventor to President Trump: Eliminate the PTAB

US Inventor sent a letter to President Trump on September 12 alerting him to the crisis facing the U.S. patent system. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released an alarming report showing our patent system has slipped from its historic first place to tenth in the world. At the core of this historic drop are three problems: the Patent Trial and …

39 inventors file amicus brief in Oil States case

39 U.S. patent owners, whose patent protections were overturned by the administrative Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, filed an amici curiae brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the petitioners of the case Oil States v. Greene’s, a case that is now pending. The patent owners argue that the Supreme …

BRIEF FOR AMICI CURIAE ALLIANCE OF INVENTOR GROUPS IN SUPPORT OF RECOGNICORP, LLC

US Inventor has signed onto a Amici Curiae Brief in support of Recognicorp, LLC. The Amici Curiae include individual inventors and small business owners, joined by various inventor associations having tens of thousands of members. Amici Curiae believe that their respective patent portfolios are wrongly threatened by the holding of the instant Decision. Read more.

Sign our Petition – State of the Patent System and Required Legislation

State of the Patent System and Required Legislation Our U.S. patent system no longer encourages investment in new technologies. Patents are now liabilities for inventors. Our USPTO discourages the creation of new technologies by enabling big corporations to crush startups and inventors.   Congress must act to stop this damage to our economic engine and the American Dream. Eliminate the …

Open Letter to PPAC Regarding Proposed Fee Increase

                                 US Inventor March 1st, 2017   US Inventor recently submitted an open letter to the Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) at the USPTO. This letter is to inform PPAC of our concerns related to the proposed fee increase, USPTO transparency, and issues surrounding the PTAB including …

Brief For Amici Curiae Alliance Of Inventor Groups in support of Retractable Technologies, Inc. and Thomas J. Shaw

US Inventor has signed onto a Brief in support of Petitioners Retractable Technologies, Inc. and Thomas J. Shaw. INTERESTS OF AMICI CURIAE Amici include nonprofit inventor clubs and individual inventors and entrepreneurs. The nonprofit inventor organizations represent over 20,000 inventors, startup owners and executives and others interested in their success. The amici have spent substantial portions of their lives inventing, building new companies …