The Great Equalizer: Reflecting on My Role in Award-Winning Film

I have experienced firsthand the highs of success and the lows of participating in our country’s broken patent system. “The Great Equalizer,” a documentary I had the privilege to be a part of, directed by Pritchett Cotten and led by Luke Livingston, has just won an award for “Best Direction” from the Political Film Festival. […]

Hopelessly Inexperienced PTAB Judges are Destroying U.S. Innovation

In December 2023, the Senate IP Subcommittee held a hearing on the Promoting and Respecting Economically Vital American Innovation Leadership Act, S.2220 (PREVAIL), which affects the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  The PTAB is an appalling failure, invalidating 84% of the patents it fully adjudicates, thereby unleashing massive predatory infringement of small entity patents […]

US Inventor Sues USPTO to Ensure Patents Reflect the Law 

As an inventor I can’t tell you how many times I have been told by lawyers that “inventors just don’t understand patent law”. That we should not get involved. Gosh, isn’t it strange that millions of patents have been granted in the US? That is, millions of inventors just “don’t get it” and should stick […]

Ironman Has Taken A Bite Out Of The Apple

In the Spring of 2023, I met Joe Kiani, an inventor and owner of Masimo. I flew from Denver to Orange County with the one intention of sharing my story with Joe and with Congressman Correa. Little did I know I was about to meet my biggest hero. The Masimo building is a spectacle! The […]