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 …

H.R. 6557 The Inventor Protection Act Will Restore Patent Rights for Inventors

More detailed information about this bill is posted at usinventor.org/ipa FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2018 Contact: Shannon Polvino (716) 597-5188 Polvino@ZeppCom.com INVENTOR PROTECTION ACT WILL RESTORE PATENT RIGHTS FOR INVENTORS (WASHINGTON, DC) – US Inventor announces its support for H.R. 6557, the Inventor Protection Act, which was introduced yesterday in the United States House of Representatives by Rep. Dana …

Inventor and Patent-Holder Randy Landreneau Named President of US Inventor

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 30, 2018 – US Inventor announced today that Randy Landreneau, a co-founder of US Inventor and a Board Member of the Tampa Bay Inventors Council, has been named President of US Inventor, an organization working to restore inventor rights and global competitiveness to the U.S. patent system. “For more than two centuries, America has led the world …

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 …

PTAB Reform: An Urgent Request on Behalf of Independent Inventors

By Josh Malone Published by IPWatchdog What follows is a letter on the topic of PTAB reform that will be sent to USPTO Director Andrei Iancu on Monday, May 14, 2018. The letter seeks urgent action on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in order to bring balance to a process that has tormented inventors for the last 6 years. …

The U.S. Patent System, not China’s IP Policies, is the Reason Behind America’s Decline in Global Competitiveness

By Paul Morinville and Terry Fokas Several months ago, the Trump Administration launched an investigation into Chinese trade policies that are responsible for expropriating American intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights).  This investigation is premised upon Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 which gives the President the authority to take all appropriate action, including retaliatory action, against China if the U.S. …

Protest At The U.S. Supreme Court to Protect American Inventors And American Innovation

When: 8:00-11:00 am on November 27, 2017 Where: U.S. Supreme Court (1 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20543) US Inventor urges inventors, university research institutions, start-up companies and citizens who are concerned about the harm being done to American inventors to join usat the U.S. Supreme Court  (1 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20543) at 8:00 AM on November 27, 2017 …

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 …