Tag: Obama Administration

Big Tech vs. Big Pharma: An Article Filled With Big Errors

On Monday, the Financial Times published an article by Rana Foroohar.  While there are a lot of flaws in the article, one particularly pernicious myth shows up—the myth that patent trolls aren’t ...

Michelle Lee Is a Good Choice to Head the PTO

[caption id="attachment_5015" align="alignleft" width="200"] USPTO Deputy Director Michelle Lee[/caption] The White House announced yesterday that it's nominating current Deputy Director Michelle Lee...

Obama Administration Stays Focused on Patent Quality

Last June, the Obama Administration announced a number of executive actions to tackle the patent troll problem and improve patent quality. President Obama also talked about patent reform in his State ...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: June 21 Edition

Welcome, new readers who are joining us after yesterday’s event and big announcement!  Yesterday at an event co-sponsored by CCIA (which hosts this blog) and AAI (the American Antitrust Institute),...

Troll Economics: The White House Weighs In

Last week, the White House released its agenda of legislative priorities and executive actions on high-tech patent issues.  It was accompanied by a report, Patent Assertion and U.S. Innovation, that ...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: June 14 Edition

Hi there!  No, this week wasn’t quite as eventful as last week.  (If you missed the big patent news, check out last week’s roundup.)  But we still have some news you don’t want to miss. First...

Talking Points Mau-Mau: Sununu Objects to Reform on Patent Trolls

Former Sen. John E. Sununu has an op-ed in the Boston Globe today that perfectly encapsulates the talking points of those who oppose efforts to clamp down on patent trolls. First is the “Patents Are...

Roundup of This Week’s Patent News: June 7 Edition

Happy Friday, Patent Progress readers!  Today was a big week for patent news.  In case you missed it, on Tuesday the White House came out with a new plan to combat patent trolls — five executive a...

Business and Consumer Groups Come Out in Support of Obama’s Patent Proposals

As it was widely reported yesterday, including here on Patent Progress, President Obama came out with a three pronged plan for stamping down on patent trolls.  Part one was a study outlining their ha...

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