Tag Archives: USPTO

Silicon Valley Patent Office Update

I use the blog to show off my knowledge of intellectual property, mostly related to local issues. However I have not updated in a while, so I figure I should take the opportunity to talk about some local information I … Continue reading

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Michelle Lee’s Talk at the Sunnyvale Public Library

Last week I went to the Sunnyvale Public Library to hear Michelle Lee, the deputy head of the United States patent office in charge of the Silicon Valley branch. Speaking to a crowd of about sixty members of the public, … Continue reading

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Not All Patent Trolls are Created Equal: Report from the USPTO Silicon Valley Software Patents Roundtable

Originally posted on SFBay As the US Patent and Trademark Office prepares to open a Silicon Valley office, intellectual property stakeholders gathered at Stanford to tackle a big reason for USPTO’s enhanced regional presence: Software patents.

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IP Year in Review: The LES Silicon Valley December 2012 Meeting

A few months after I became a registered patent agent, a friend recommended I come to a meeting of the Licensing Executives Society. The Silicon Valley chapter has been around for more than a decade and deals with the business … Continue reading

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Week in IP: July 8 – July 14, 2012

Last week I talked about the intellectual property stories I encountered last week. I intend the recap to be a regular feature, so I now present another weeks worth of news, some of which I mentioned in Twitter posts. It’s … Continue reading

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