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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/2017/09/21/uspto-for-the-wealthy/ USPTO Starts Discriminating Against Poor People, and Does So Even When They Rightly Point Out Errors]
*[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]
*[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]
*[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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