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 …

USI Statement on the Nomination of Andrei Iancu to be USPTO Director

   ALEXANDRIA, Va., August 29, 2017 – US Inventor President Paul Morinville released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Andrei Iancu to be Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: “I am cautiously optimistic about President Trump’s nomination of Andrei Iancu to be the new director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Iancu’s positions on …

Bloomberg: “Inventors Torch Patents Outside PTO, Decry Review Process”

About a dozen inventors in town for a conference set their patents aflame in front of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office headquarters Aug. 11 to protest what they called an unfair administrative system for invalidating patents. The passage of the America Invents Act of 2011, a sweeping overhaul of U.S. patent law, led to the creation of administrative patent …

US Inventor sets patents on fire as part of PTAB protest at USPTO

On Friday, August 11th, inventor rights group US Inventor held an event at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where the group honored excellence in high quality patent examination. US Inventor also staged a peaceful protest to raise issues surrounding high rates of patent invalidation resulting from decisions made by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Despite going on with the protest after the USPTO …