This is a request to participate with US Inventor in an Amicus brief to the Supreme Court in support of MCM Portfolio. This case is asking the Supreme Court to find IPR procedures at the USPTO unconstitutional for two reasons. The first is a separation of powers issues in that the administrative branch of government […]
A recent article appearing in the Deseret News outlines why current patent reform proposals in Congress are bad for inventors: “I am writing this to express how deeply troubled I am by harmful patent legislation that is currently before the U.S. Congress. The PATENT Act (S 1137) and the Innovation Act (HR 9) both pose […]
Paul Morinville’s new article updating his travels around the United States visiting with inventors: I’ve been traveling the country this year meeting with inventor clubs. Even with the significant damage the courts and congress has brought to the patented property of inventors, inventors still believe they can invent something, own the exclusive right to their […]
Last year around October, the infringer lobby began a public relations campaign placing countless articles and op-eds villainizing the Eastern District of Texas (ED TX) in publications across the country. This appears to be the first step in cannibalizing H.R.9, the Innovation Act, and S.1137, the PATENT Act, in an organized effort to pass individual […]
This amicus brief details the longstanding protection of patents as fundamental private property rights under the Constitution, reaching back to early 19th-century decisions by the Supreme Court and lower federal courts. This amicus brief builds upon recent briefs filed by CPIP Senior Scholars in several patent cases, including Cuozzo, Cooper, Halo v. Pulse, and others. These […]
(Originally appearing in The Hill) Two recent op-eds published in The Hill argue that broad patent legislation—misleadingly labeled “reform”—is needed because the U.S. patent system is fundamentally broken. In the first, Timothy Lee contends that opponents “cannot with a straight face” argue that we don’t need wide-sweeping changes to our patent system. In the second, […]
Thanks to all of the sponsors, speakers, volunteers, and attendees that made the Intellectual Property, Inventors, and Patent Event at Clemson University a big success. Video of the event will be made available in the coming weeks.
Ronald Reagan as President of the United States proclaimed February 11, 1983 as National Inventors’ Day, Proclamation 5013, to “…call upon the people of the United States to observe this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.” Let us celebrate inventors as drivers of innovation and advancing our society.
The Inventor’s Project is inviting you to join us on February 22nd at the Madren Center located on Clemson University’s campus for an invention pitch competition. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finishers that present the most novel and IP ready inventions. Dowenload the submission form below and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org if […]