The continuing outrage against patent owners deemed nonpracticing entities (NPEs, aka trolls) appears to be part of our schizophrenia over wanting an economy dominated by creative business types and hating… read more

  The Supreme Court’s March 20, 2012 decision in Mayo v. Prometheus, 566 U.S. __ (2012), invalidated patent claims when they invoke a law of nature but do not “confine… read more

The recent dust up between the University of Pennsylvania’ law school (Penn Law) and Louis Vuitton (LV) raise the question of motivation. Is it a matter of seeking free publicity… read more

The initial driver for the America Invents Act was to create a stimulus for the American knowledge industry, create jobs and reaffirm American leadership in technology. The Judiciary Committee described… read more