These days there is very little that's world class about the US patent system; except the people that work inside it. http://t.co/O3NaiuiSNf
It's hard to make a serious case for the US possessing a world class patent system these days, but that could change. http://t.co/O3NaiuiSNf
Reading a story in the Washington Post on Friday about the on-going controversy surrounding the USPTO’s teleworking scheme, I wondered again about a claim made recently by the agency’s director Michelle Lee that the US has a world class patent system. It was a line in a speech on 6th July in which she outlined why she supported further legislative reform: “As...
The companies that abandon most US and EPO patents – and shoulder much responsibility for raising quality
In the latest issue of IAM magazine – available for subscribers to view online from today – Matthew Beers and Maria Lazarova of Ocean Tomo take a deep-dive look at patent abandonments data from both the USPTO and EPO. The full article contains a wealth of interesting data but, for the purposes of this blog we’ll take a sneak peek at the findings relating...
The auto industry's patent dance; Google execs on big data; US and EPO abandonment rates; and more in IAM 73
Issue 73 of IAM has been published online and is available for subscribers. Hard copies are in the post and should be hitting door mats and desk tops next week. In this issue’s cover story, we explain why the technology revolution in the auto industry has resulted in the sector’s wholehearted embrace of patents and explore how further advancements are likely to accelerate the...
When it comes to leveraging statistical data in order to hone strategy, in-house IP departments can learn a lot from the world of sport
Jeremiah Chan and Aaron Abood
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