Items tagged "Patent Office"

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Supreme Court Upholds USPTO’s Inter Partes Review Process in Oil States v. Greene’s Energy

April 24, 2018 amicus brief , Patent Office , Patents , Supreme Court

Today, the United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s “inter partes review” process in Oil States v. Greene’s Energy. Public Knowledge, joined by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Engine Advocacy, and R Street Institute, filed an amicus brief in this case in 2017.

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The Inspector General’s Patent Office Report Should Have Considered Patent Quality

September 8, 2016 Patent Office , Patent Reform , Patents

“The granting of improper and illegal patents defeats every object and purpose of patent laws. It serves to mislead and deceive the public, and to subject them to the annoyance of unjust and invalid claims. It throws distrust and discredit upon patented property, and injures the salable value of meritorious inventions.”

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