A Proud Day for Me, New Hope for IP

  Last night I had the honor of opening the first box of my new book: the ABA Consumer Guide to Obtaining a Patent. I heard late in the day yesterday that a box from the American Bar Association with the first 10 copies of my book was delivered to my Manhattan office. Excited and […]

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LAIPLA Small Firm/Solo Practitioner Winter Event

LAIPLA is proud to present a networking event featuring a presentation by Rich Goldstein, of Goldstein Patent Law, “Business Development – Creating, Cultivating, and Maintaining Relationships that Generate IP Work.”

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Public domain and failure of the patent system to meet its Constitutional mandate.

  After attending 27 conferences this year, something clicked.  My original thoughts for this probably emerged while talking to innovators and hackers at the Open Knowledge conference in Geneva, Switzerland this past September.  In a conversation today in Dallas with Judge Plager of the Federal Circuit and Dennis Crouch of Patently-o, my thoughts solidified as […]

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Switching from Mac to PC? Maybe Apple really isn’t that cool…

  “I’m no longer in love with Apple. I think I’m going to switch from Mac to PC,” I said out loud as I walked out of the Apple Store in the Staten Island Mall, past tables of iPads, iPhones, MacBooks, and iMacs. Okay, no—I didn’t really say that out loud. In that crowd, at […]

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A tale of two patents

  This past week, I was the first to reach the stack of mail to our Staten Island office. I try hard not to micromanage my staff, so when I grab the mail, it’s usually a bad idea. Before I turned over the pile, however, I noticed two familiar looking envelopes from the United States […]

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