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The USPTO grants monopolies on ideas, including algorithms (since [[Martin Goetz]] started it). Under the leadership of [[David Kappos]] it has done nothing substantial to appease critics and limit patent scope. We also wrote on the subject in the following writings.
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The USPTO, currently headed by Director [[Andrei Iancu]] grants monopolies on ideas, including algorithms (since [[Martin Goetz]] started it). Under the leadership of [[David Kappos]] it has done nothing substantial to appease critics and limit patent scope. We also wrote on the subject in the following writings.
== 2007 ==
== 2007 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/02/uspto-scope/ Growing Resistance to Software Patents in the US While USPTO Expected to Review Subject Matter Eligibility]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/01/02/uspto-scope/ Growing Resistance to Software Patents in the US While USPTO Expected to Review Subject Matter Eligibility]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/07/alice-vs-microsoft-troll/ Alice Case Beats Microsoft Patent Troll, USPTO Director Michelle Lee Wants Reform]
*[http://techrights.org/2015/07/07/alice-vs-microsoft-troll/ Alice Case Beats Microsoft Patent Troll, USPTO Director Michelle Lee Wants Reform]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/11/09/uspto-whistleblowing/ Wanted: USPTO Whistleblowers]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/11/10/news-regarding-the-us-patent-system/ USPTO Watch: Patent Bubbles, Patents on Life, and No Prior Art Search]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/12/03/swpats-on-web-encryption/ Impact of Software Patents and Excessive/Unregulated Profit Motives at USPTO: Now Even Common Encryption (i.e. Computer Security) Under Patent Attacks]
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*[http://techrights.org/2015/12/26/uspto-trolls-mess/ Witnessing the Patent Mess That the USPTO Created]
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== 2016 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/01/10/extortion-rackets-ces-uspto/ Technology Companies at CES Lash Out at the USPTO for Enabling 'Extortion Rackets']
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/01/12/corporations-and-swpats-policy/ Why the Corporations-Leaning US Political System Does Not and Will Not Help Resolve the Patent Chaos]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/01/14/patent-quality-decline/ USPTO Doubled the Number of Granted Patents in Just a Few Years, Demonstrating Very Sharp Decline in Patent Quality]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/01/30/uspto-dysfunctional-per-se/ The Greedy USPTO Leaves Loopholes, “Per Se”, for Patenting of Software in the United States Despite the Alice Case]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/03/24/us-patent-office-swpats-examination/ Software Patents in the US -- When Properly Challenged in an Age of Extreme USPTO Leniency -- Simply Die]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/04/02/a-fine-patent-mess/ USPTO Still a Fine Mess, ITC Restricted as Sanctions/Embargo Enforcer]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/04/07/uspto-resistance-to-reform/ The United States Still Has Software Patents Because of USPTO Greed, Incapacity for Criticism/Change]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/04/16/uspto-prognosis/ Criticisms of the Patent System of the United States, Which is Imposed on the Rest of the World Using Corporate Lobbyists and Attracts or Creates Patent Trolls]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/05/20/uspto-greed-and-ptab/ USPTO Ignores a Lot of Cases Against Software Patents to Justify Resumption of More Software Patenting]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/05/22/creating-swoats-wars/ The Circus of Patent 'Reporting' (by Omission) on the Subject of Software Patents in the US and USPTO Bias]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/06/05/patent-systems-for-billionaires/ IBM, Google and Microsoft Patent Stockpiles Demonstrate That Today’s US Patent System Exists for Billionaires, Not for Inventors]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/07/13/ptab-cleaning-up-the-mess/ Fourth-Busiest Quarter for Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), Which Invalidates Software Patents That USPTO Foolishly or Selfishly Granted]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/08/18/uspto-moves-back-to-quality/ The End of an Era at the USPTO as Battistelli-Like (EPO) Granting Policies Are Over]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/08/26/uspto-meddling-by-kappos/ Large Corporations' Lobbyist David Kappos Disgraces Former Employer USPTO by Meddling in Their Affairs on Software Patents, Downplaying the Supreme Court]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/09/04/internal-arguments-over-swpats/ Internal USPTO Documents Reveal a Battle and Protest Over Software Patenting]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/09/11/belittling-uspto-fraud/ USPTO Fraud Accusations and the 'Coverup' Attempt by USPTO Circles Inside the Corporate Media]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/11/19/michelle-k-lee-leaving/ USPTO Director Michelle K. Lee Reportedly on Her Way Out, US Patent Reform Put on Hold]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/11/27/filling-the-uspto-swamp-again/ Director Lee's USPTO Managed to Drain the Swamp Filled by David Kappos and His Colleagues, But Trump Will Likely Dismiss Her Soon]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/12/06/patent-panels-of-exclusion/ USPTO Echo Chamber That Lacks Actual Software Professionals Deciding on Patentability of Software]
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*[http://techrights.org/2016/12/18/crushing-small-businesses-with-patents/ The USPTO Helps Large Businesses Crush Small Businesses]
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== 2017 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/01/19/uspto-under-michelle-lee/ Doomsday Scenario in the Back Mirror as Michelle Lee Keeps Her Job (and Much-Needed Patent Reform) at the USPTO]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/01/20/michelle-lee-under-attack/ Michelle Lee, USPTO Director, Should Recognise That the Patent Microcosm is Her Enemy Which Hates Her]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/01/26/matt-levy-re-michelle-lee/ Matt Levy (Computer and Communications Industry Association) Welcomes Michelle Lee as USPTO Director]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/02/28/michelle-lee-survives-attacks/ Yes, Michelle Lee is Still in Charge of the US Patent Office, in Spite of the Patent Microcosm's Endless Attacks on Her]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/05/07/piece-of-paper/ USPTO Shoots Itself in the Foot by Granting a Patent on Paper Bag]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/06/25/joseph-matal-vs-drew-hirshfeld/ The US Patent Office (USPTO) Should Now be Headed by Drew Hirshfeld, a Patent Examiner Who Rose to the Top, Not a Lawyer Like Joseph Matal]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/07/27/uspto-report-on-section-101/ The USPTO Report on Section 101 is Somewhat Farcical as Input Comes From the Patent Microcosm, Not Producing Companies]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/08/01/the-section-101-uspto-report/ The Section 101 USPTO 'Debate' (for a 'Report') is a Bunch of Lawyers Debating Among Themselves, No Engineers/Scientists Involved]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/08/02/stop-granting-software-patents/ To Save Face, USPTO Ought to Stop Granting Software Patents Altogether]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/08/26/andrei-iancu-uspto/ Donald Trump Wants a Patent Maximalist in Charge of the USPTO]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/08/31/iancu-nomination-and-software-patents/ Trump's USPTO Nominee is a Supporter of Software Patents]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/09/17/section-101-alice-and-uspto/ Unless Physical, Inventions Are No Longer Patent-Eligible in US Courts, But USPTO Ignores Precedence]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/09/21/uspto-for-the-wealthy/ USPTO Starts Discriminating Against Poor People, and Does So Even When They Rightly Point Out Errors]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/11/28/wilbur-ross-and-iancu/ Wilbur Ross, Connected to Putin's Direct Family, Puts Iancu (Patent Microcosm) in Charge of the USPTO]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/12/06/eff-for-us-patent-transparency/ The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is Calling for Greater Transparency at USPTO and US Patent Courts]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/12/10/iancu-in-nomination-hearing/ Next Director of the USPTO Parrots Talking Points of Patent Extremists and Their Lobbyists]
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*[http://techrights.org/2017/12/17/andrei-iancu-patent-microcosm-coup/ Andrei Iancu in Charge of the United States Patent Office (USPTO) Would be a Patent Microcosm Coup]
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== 2018 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/01/13/biggest-patent-bully-ibm/ Top Rank at USPTO Goes to the Biggest Patent Bully, IBM]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/02/04/andrei-iancu-uspto-patent-microcosm/ USPTO May Get a New Director Tomorrow, But It's Not Good News]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/02/06/andrei-iancu-working-with-trump/ Andrei Iancu's Firm Has a History Working With Trump, But Senate Says OK to Him Becoming USPTO Director]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/02/13/lobbying-iancu/ The Campaign to Subvert the US Patent Office by Misrepresenting Its Successes]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/02/14/uspto-lobbied-by-former-officials/ Andrei Iancu Begins His USPTO Career While Former USPTO Director (and Now Paid Lobbyist) Keeps Meddling in Office Affairs]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/04/01/us-patent-office-cio-watchdog/ Anonymous USPTO Whistleblower Explained Internal Management Affairs Last Month]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/04/11/uspto-to-lobbying-pipeline/ USPTO Will Have a Crisis of Legitimacy If Its Officials Work as Lobbyists and Cooperate With Villainous Think Tanks]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/04/12/influence-at-uspto/ The USPTO Has a Nepotism and Lobbying Problem That Jeopardises the Rationality of US Patent Law]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/05/30/uspto-revolving-doors/ USPTO Has a 'Revolving Doors' Problem]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/06/11/questioning-swpats/ Post-AIA, Post-Alice/§ 101 USPTO Still Granting Software Patents in Defiance of the (Case)Law]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/06/13/uspto-and-35-u-s-c-sec-101/ When the USPTO Grants Patents in Defiance of 35 U.S.C. § 101 the Courts Will Eventually Squash These Anyway]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/07/08/striving-to-improve-patent-quality/ In Spite of Resistance From the Patent Microcosm the USPTO Strives to Improve Patent Quality]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/07/25/pursuing-patent-tax-on-everything/ Patent Microcosm and New USPTO Director Against Patent Quality Assurance]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/08/16/uspto-corruption-microsoft/ USPTO Craziness: Changing Rules to Punish PTAB Petitioners and Reward Microsoft for Corruption at ISO]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/08/18/uspto-long-downtime/ If David Chiles Turned the USPTO Into a ‘Microsoft Shop’ That Might Explain Three Days (or More) of Outages]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/08/21/the-uspto-still-down-for-nearly-a-week-multiple-systems-not-accessible/ The USPTO Still Down (for Nearly a Week): Multiple Systems Not Accessible]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/08/25/palm-database-uspto-down/ The USPTO's New Strategic Plan Should be to Keep Services Available and Actually Explain a Week's Downtime]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/09/02/uspto-abducted-by-big-litigation/ The Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) Needs to Instruct the Patent Office to Stop Treating Applicants as Customers/Clients]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/09/24/uspto-taken-for-a-ride/ USPTO FEES ACT Makes the US Patent Office a Money-Making Machine That Systematically Disregards Patent Quality]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/10/01/uspto-is-hopeless/ The USPTO is Hopeless, Unlike Patent Courts That Have Become the Target of Ridicule by the Patent 'Industry']
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/10/08/litigation-giants-uspto/ U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Under Andrei Iancu Subjected to an Assault on Patent Quality]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/10/09/prior-art-searches/ The USPTO's Principal Issue is Abstract Patents (or Patent Scope), Not Prior Art Searches]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/10/14/fee-setting-uspto/ USPTO FEES Act/SUCCESS Act Gives More Powers to Director Iancu, Supplying Patents for Litigation 'Business' and Embargo (ITC)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/10/29/making-patents-low-quality/ USPTO Under Iancu: Making Patents Low Quality (Again)]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/10/29/court-bashing-uspto-director/ PTAB- And Court-Bashing USPTO Director Consistent With 'Presidential' Behaviour in Age of Donald Trump]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/11/05/uspto-vs-us-courts/ The USPTO Under Director Andrei Iancu Actively Disses the Courts and Attacks Fundamental Patent Law]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/11/11/andrei-iancu-and-laura-peter/ Andrei Iancu and Laura Peter Are Two Proponents of Patent Trolls at the Top of the USPTO]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/11/19/uspto-about-money-now-not-invention/ The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Must Be Based on Justice, Not Profits]
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*[http://techrights.org/2018/12/02/andrei-iancu-and-section-101/ Patent Trolls, USPTO Director Andrei Iancu and Section 101]
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== 2019 ==
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*[http://techrights.org/2019/02/09/patent-application-decrease/ Number of Patent Applications, Not Just Number of Patent Grants, Continues to Slide in the United States]
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*[http://techrights.org/2019/02/12/anti-scotus-iancu/ USPTO Director Iancu Works for Anti-SCOTUS (Against Section 101) Lobbyists]
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*[http://techrights.org/2019/03/18/lapdog-of-patent-trolls/ Director Iancu Generally Viewed as a Lapdog of Patent Trolls]
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*[http://techrights.org/2019/03/19/uspto-stance-on-swpats/ Where the USPTO Stands on the Subject of Abstract Software Patents]
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*[http://techrights.org/2019/03/24/ignorance-at-the-patent-office/ Just Published: Irrational Ignorance at the Patent Office]
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*[http://techrights.org/2019/03/31/deplorable-patent-office-of-iancu-and-trump/ Technology Groups Implore the Deplorable Patent Office of Iancu and Trump]
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*[http://techrights.org/2019/04/03/cafc-vs-andrei-iancu/ The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) 'Disses' Iancu's Guidance on 35 U.S.C. § 101, Sides With the Supreme Court (Alice) and Caselaw]
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*[http://techrights.org/2019/04/22/uspto-and-epo-both-slammed/ USPTO and EPO Both Slammed for Abandoning Patent Quality and Violating the Law/Caselaw in Order to Grant Illegitimate Patents on Life/Nature and Mathematics]
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*[http://techrights.org/2019/08/29/lawless-patent-systems/ USPTO and EPO: Call Software Patents 'Hey Hi' ('AI') and Use Microsoft Software (or Else!)]

Revision as of 10:52, 29 August 2019

The USPTO, currently headed by Director Andrei Iancu grants monopolies on ideas, including algorithms (since Martin Goetz started it). Under the leadership of David Kappos it has done nothing substantial to appease critics and limit patent scope. We also wrote on the subject in the following writings.

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