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Innovation Gadfly
- June 18, 2024
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On June 12, 2024, the House IP Subcommittee held a hearing called The U.S. Intellectual Property System and the Impact of Litigation Financed by Third-Party Investors and Foreign Entities. The hearing was about third-party litigation funding (TPLF) related to patent litigation and the perceived national security risks of hidden hostile foreign funders. Some of the […]

Paul Morinville is the Founder and Executive Director of US Inventor, Inc., which is an inventor organization in Washington D.C. t ...
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Innovation Gadfly
- May 14, 2024
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The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) effectively invalidates 84% of the patents it fully adjudicates. That fact comes directly from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) PTAB Trial Statistics FY23 End of Year Outcome. This astronomical PTAB invalidation rate has effectively shut down investment in early-stage startups, particularly in vital sectors that require […]

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Innovation Gadfly
- May 2, 2024
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On April 26, 2024, Representatives Thomas Massie and Marcy Kaptur introduced the Restoring America’s Leadership in Innovation Act (RALIA) in the House Judiciary IP Subcommittee. RALIA is one of those rare bills that actually does what its title says it does. RALIA restores America’s leadership in innovation, which is very much in the interest of […]

Paul Morinville is the Founder and Executive Director of US Inventor, Inc., which is an inventor organization in Washington D.C. t ...