The Evolution of Patent Law

Patent Law and Patent Trolls Modern patent law jurisprudence has grown enormously over the last 20 years. Mirroring the boom in Internet technology dating back to the early 2000s, the number of patents filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office has skyrocketed in recent years. While Google, Facebook, and other Internet-driven companies have

The “America Invents Act”: Changing Pretty Much Nothing in 2013

After years of boldly being the only developed nation with a first-to-invent patent system, America is finally going first-to-file . . . and Nathan Hoeschen explains why it probably doesn’t matter.