Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 02:34

A strong patent system is the backbone of American competitiveness in the global economy. The U.S.’s intellectual property portfolio is estimated to be worth approximately $5.5 trillion, and royalties and license fees account for a trade surplus of around $80 billion.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 02:33

A prominent appeals judge warned today that lawmakers should stay out of further patent reform.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 02:33

At a conference hosted by the Innovation Alliance in September in Washington D.C., Federal Circuit Court Judge Kathleen O'Malley warned the audience that she believes certain patent proposals would interfere with the role of independent judiciary in patent cases.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 02:32

This article in Forbes does a great job of providing historical context for the U.S. patent system (and yes, the Founders did take a British concept and make it better).

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 03:18

There’s an idea looming in Congress and it threatens the core of our economy: small businesses. The biggest thing our country has is technology and the skills, knowhow, excitement and innovation to create something new. One idea puts that all in jeopardy.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 01:56

Retired U.S. Chief Federal Circuit Judge Paul R. Michel has consistently earned global recognition, awards and distinctions for his leadership in intellectual property and patent law. He is considered one of the most knowledgeable and respected global experts in the field of intellectual property. This statement fully articulates our concerns with current patent reform legislation.