Category Archives: Patent

Patent-related content, including patent issues in Japan.

USPTO Head Talks About Abusive (Troll) Patent Litigation

Bloomberg featured an interview with Michelle Lee, the head of the USPTO, in which she discussed doing something about what she calls abusive litigation.  She veers away from the commonly used “troll” to describe the entities that usually initiate such … Continue reading

Posted in Patent | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on USPTO Head Talks About Abusive (Troll) Patent Litigation

Patent Translation: The Best-kept Secret

Readers who have paid translation providers good money for (sometimes) good patent translations might wonder about this title, but many Japanese companies paying excessively high rates to their domestic Japanese patent counsel “to file overseas” for them (something which most … Continue reading

Posted in Patent, Translation for Users | Tagged , | Comments Off on Patent Translation: The Best-kept Secret