June 19, 2018
For more than 230 years, American inventors have relied on the United States patent system to protect their intellectual property. That promise of protection has been an incentive and driving force behind the innovations that have made the U.
June 7, 2018
1 Patents and VC funds are moving overseas Did you know that patents often play an integral role in securing venture capital funding? In fact, a startup that holds a patent significantly increases its probability of securing VC funding1. Financial Times Global Business Columnist Rana Foroohar echoed that sentiment in a recent column, writing: “There is little doubt that strong IP protection is linked to stronger economic growth.
May 8, 2018
There’s a lot happening in the world of patents and intellectual property in the United States right now. Most recently, the House version of the STRONGER Patents Act was introduced, with a broad coalition of organizations voicing their support (read about that here); the USPTO inducted a new director, Andrei Iancu; a distinguished panel of IP experts discussed the current state and future of innovation in the U.
April 12, 2018
If you’ve been following patent and IP news recently, you may have heard that Representatives Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Bill Foster (D-IL) introduced the STRONGER PATENTS Act in the House of Representatives last month. This is the House version of the bill that Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) introduced in the Senate in 2017.
January 23, 2018
IP is an Important Economic Driver for the U. S.
November 24, 2017
Patents are crucial to the U. S.
November 14, 2017
Financial Times global business columnist Rana Foroohar published an insightful and well-researched column in October that highlighted the importance of strong patent protections to the U. S.
October 24, 2017
Save the Inventor and its allies are committed to protecting small inventors, innovators, and businesses in the United States against overbroad patent legislation that threatens to weaken the patent system. Over the last few years, there has been a consistent narrative from anti-patent organizations and companies claiming that patent litigation is on the rise and that it’s weakening innovation in America.
August 31, 2017
In case you missed it, earlier this year, the U. S.
August 7, 2017
It’s sometimes said that there’s an inventor in all of us and that it just takes the right problem or situation to bring it out. In fact, you would be hard pressed to find an inventor or innovator who didn’t cite the old trope, “Necessity is the mother of invention” when discussing their work.