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Litigation Quality Patents Archived Articles

PATENTS FOR $199? What does a patent cost?
PATENTS FOR $199? What does a patent cost?3 SHOCKING KNEE SLAPPERS ABOUT A "TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE" PATENT COSTI’ve[...]
Three Root Causes Why Most Patents Never Generate a Nickel of Revenue
(Article 1 of 5)The Need for a 100x ROI Hurdle Rate LQ PATENT COLUMN, By Craige Thompson *** This article is the first in[...]
Three Root Causes Why Most Patents Never Generate a Nickel of Revenue (Article 2 of 5)
THE NEED FOR A POINT OF NOVELTYLQ PATENT COLUMN,  by Craige Thompson***This article is the second in a five part[...]
3 Root Causes Why Most Patents Never Generate a Nickel of Revenue (Article 3 of 5)
The Need for a Plan to Succeed AFTER the Patent Office***This article is the third in a five part series[...]
Three Root Causes Why Most Patents Never Generate a Nickel of Revenue (Article 4 of 5)
Upgrade Your Patent Process from Gambling to Investing ***  This article is the fourth in a five part series that address[...]
The Need for a Point of Novelty | 3 Root Causes Why Most Patents Never Generate
The Need for a Point of Novelty *** This article is the fifth in a five part series that summarizes[...]
Two Roads. One Destination.
​Two Roads. One Destination The Path in the PTO Dramatically Changes Patent Value on the Balance Sheet. Many of our[...]
Patent Design Around…Fail!
Patent Design Around... Fail!Two competitors recently learned that they could still be punished despite their good faith attempt at a[...]
How do you say “Shhhhh!!!” in Russian?
A New Class of Secret Prior Art Makes a Patent Go… BOOM!! When companies file for patent protection, one of[...]
“Track 1” does for Patents what “Formula 1” does for Cars
In the security line at the airport, the first class lane moves very fast.  In the Patent Office, the first[...]
PTO quietly offers program that increases First Action Allowance rate by 150%
A little known pilot program inverts the patent process and speeds filers to better patents, faster!The First Action Interview Pilot[...]
Let them EAT DOOM cake!
The asset value of every patent in your portfolio is like making a cake. After you mix up the raw[...]
3 Things Outside Patent Counsel Can Do to Make Inside Counsel Look and Feel Great
3 things outside counsel can do to make inside counsel look and feel greatWhat can Outside Counsel do to make[...]
4 Patent Monetization Strategies Without Litigation
 patent monetization strategies without litigation Although I have been successful in numerous litigations with the #1 patent litigation firm, I strongly[...]
Why Most Patents Are Doomed to Fail—and What to do About It | Texas Patent Lawyer
Why Most Patents Are doomed to fail - and what to do about it | Texas Patent LawyerThere’s a common[...]
Supreme Court Ruling Protects Domestic & International Resellers from Patent Infringement Claims
Supreme Court Ruling Protects Domestic & International Resellers From Infringement ClaimsResellers are breathing a sigh of relief following a unanimous[...]
The Real Dangers That Office Actions Pose to Your Patents | Texas Patent Lawyer
The Real Dangers That Office Actions Pose to Your Patents | Texas Patent Lawyer As a Texas patent lawyer, I[...]
Use a Provisional Patent to Protect Your Invention While Waiting for The Real Deal
Use a provisional patent to protect your invention while waiting for the real dealSo, you’ve come up with an invention[...]
“How Much Do You Charge” Is The WRONG Question to Ask When Hiring a Patent Lawyer
"How Much Do You Charge" is the Wrong Question to Ask When Hiring a Patent LawyerWhen seeking a patent for[...]
How to Conduct Your Own Preliminary Patent Search Online
How to Conduct Your Own Preliminary Patent Search OnlineWhen you create an invention that solves a problem you believe no[...]
How to Keep Your Inventions and Ideas Safe from Theft Until You Get a Patent
How to Keep Your Inventions and Ideas Safe From Theft Until You Get a Patent. The decision of whether or[...]
Austin Patent Attorneys Ask, “What Problem Is Your Invention Really Solving?”
Austin Patent Attorneys Ask, "What Problem is Your Invention Really Solving?"At Thompson Patent Law, our general process of working with[...]
When it Comes to a Patent Lawyer’s Experience, “Jack of All Trades” Usually Means Master of NONE!
When it comes to a patent lawyer's experience, "Jack of all trades" usually means master of none! There are specific questions[...]
General Rules for Things You Can’t Patent | Austin Patent Lawyers
Patents are intended to protect inventors by allowing them exclusive rights to create and reproduce their own invention. Patents encourage[...]
When Will My Patent Expire? | Texas Patent Attorneys
A common misconception Texas patent attorneys see is that once you are awarded a patent on a product or invention,[...]
Thanks for the Idea!
Thanks For the Idea ...Now I don't need you. Business executives and entrepreneurs often plan to outsource product development and/or[...]
Guest Article: Investing in Innovation
Investing in Innovation The Lure of “Disruptive” CompaniesBy Rajkumar (“Kumar”) VinnakotaChances are, most young technology companies would describe themselves as “disruptive.” [...]
Hoping for a Quick Approval of Your Patent? Read This First…
Hoping for a Quick approval of your patent? Read this first...As Austin patent lawyers, every day we hear from inventors[...]
Patent Protection Suits and Jurisdiction: Why Federal Court and Choosing a Venue
If you’re thinking of filing a patent protection suit, it’s best to contact an experienced patent attorney to represent you[...]
Guest Article: Bariatric (Weight loss) Surgery – The Facts
GUEST ARTICLE: BARIATRIC (WEIGHT LOSS) SURGERY – THE FACTSBariatric (Weight loss) Surgery - The FactsBy Nicole Basa, M.D., F.A.C.S.Cedar Park[...]
Pro Se Patent Litigant? What to Consider First
Pro Se Patent Litigant? What to Consider First. With more legal information and resources available to the public, many patent[...]
What Are Patent Trolls and How to Fight Them
What Are Patent Trolls and How to Fight ThemSome companies don’t actually invent the things they patent, but rather buy[...]
Are You Overlooking Ways to Add More Value to Your Invention?
Are you overlooking ways to add more value to your invention? Engineers are often narrowly-focused on product development. They are focused[...]
Will My Patent Application Be Rejected?
Will My Patent Application be rejected? Are you thinking of patenting your invention? You may be worried about whether your patent[...]
Guest Article: Executive Fitness: Tips from Former Pro Bodybuilder
Guest Article Executive Fitness: Tips from former Pro Bodybuilder By: Chris Norton During my days as a professional bodybuilder, diet[...]
Sued for Patent Infringement, But Why?
Sued for Patent Infringement, But Why? You may have had no idea that you were infringing on someone else’s patent.[...]
Extending the Olive Branch: Negotiating a Solution to Patent Infringement
Extending The Olive Branch: Negotiating a Solution to Patent InfringementImitation may be the highest form of flattery, and if flattery[...]
There’s Nothing New Under the Sun: The Benefits of Conducting a Prior Art Search
There's Nothing New Under the Sun: The Benefits of Conducting a Prior Art Search Prior art is the body of[...]
My Trademark is Registered Now What?
MY TRADEMARK IS REGISTERED NOW WHAT? By: Jason Rosenblum.First, you should keep your registration certificate in a safe place. Although there[...]
Protect Your Ideas, Your Brand, Your Business
protect your ideas, your brand,your business Don’t Make the Mistake of Not Securing Your Intellectual Property and Patent Rights. How[...]
Remarks by Director Andrei Iancu at U.S. Chamber of Commerce Patent Policy Conference
Originally posted here REMARKS BY DIRECTOR ANDREI IANCU AT U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PATENT POLICY CONFERENCE REMARKS BY DIRECTOR ANDREI[...]
A New PTO Sheriff is in Town
A New PTO Sheriff is in Town! Good news for Patent Owners coming soon! New PTO director Iancu has some[...]
10 Million Patents a Celebration of American Innovation
Originally posted here 10 million patents: A celebration of American innovation REMARKS BY DIRECTOR ANDREI IANCU AT U.S. CHAMBER OF[...]
Change in the patent cover design
New Change in the Patent Cover Design Patent 10 million, which is for “Coherent Ladar Using Intra-Pixel Quadrature Detection,” marks[...]
Does Your Patent Attorney Understand Business Drivers and How to Boost Profitability?
Does Your Patent Attorney Understand Business Drivers and How to Boost Profitability?For many patent attorneys, their experiences in their professional[...]
Prepare for The Day Your Patent Expires
Prepare for The Day Your Patent Expires Patents for inventions expire after 20 years. Patents for designs based on an existing[...]
Litigation Quality Patent Case Study: DDR Holdings v Digital River
LITIGATION QUALITY PATENT CASE STUDY You Must Use Analogy to Patent SoftwareI’d like to tell you today about a very important case from 2014. This[...]
Spot Opportunities and Risks in Patent Data
Guest Article: Spot Opportunities and Risks in Patent Data Effective prior art research leads to quality patents and better ROI[...]
Increasing the Value of an Issued Patent
Increasing the value of an issued patent Sometimes a patent is issued with claims that do not adequately protect the owner[...]
How Do International Patents Work?
HOW DO INTERNATIONAL PATENTS WORK?I just had a client call and asked me this question this morning, “How do international[...]
A CEO’s Guide to Their First 100 Days
Guest Article: A CEO’s guide to their first 100 daysBy: Todd Eberhardt“Don’t just do something, sit there.”When taking over as[...]

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