The Gender Issue in IP Law

A hot topic in the media recently has been the lack of gender diversity in technological career fields. Even NYU Law has partaken in the discussion by holding a panel that discussed the lack of gender diversity in Intellectual Property. The ratio of men to women in IP has been so low that IP boutiques are described as the among the worst firms for women. The field of IP faces the issue of.. Read More

Patent Reform: The Plight of Today’s Innovator

Are today’s US Patents a bait and switch for innovators of tomorrow’s crucial technologies? Are we sacrificing the future investment in U.S. innovation in a mania to stop abusive patent enforcement by trolls? Is all this mania to stop patent trolls destroying  the future of US innovation? On April 11, 2012 a report by the U.S. Commerce Department revealed “that intellectual property (IP)-intensive industries support at least 40 million jobs and contribute more.. Read More