PTAB: DCs Latest Unaccountable, Power Grabbing Government Board

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Government is always looking to expand its ability to lord over the private sector. Congress has done far more than its part – passing all sorts of laws that have very little to do with the Constitution and its extraordinarily limited role for the federal government. But Congress doing all that overreaching itself – eventually […]

Obama’s Anti-American, Anti-IP Global Avalanche Is Finally Opposed…Elsewhere

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The Barack Obama Administration was seriously anti-American. I do not say this lightly. Evidence is coming to light all over the world that the Administration routinely, actively worked against American interests – seemingly everywhere any American was interested. We last week chronicled how Todd Robinson – the Administration’s Ambassador to Guatemala – worked with Guatemalan […]

Behold the Two Dumb Definitions of the Dumb Phrase ‘Patent Troll’

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Those of us who appreciate a free market economy that actually has vim and vigor – know we need Intellectual Property (IP) protection. Even more so now in our 21st Century Information Economy: “Economy in which knowledge is the primary raw material and source of value.” And how do we protect “knowledge” – “the primary […]

Why Are So Many Republicans So Stupid About Patents?

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It boggles the mind how monstrously dumb the Republican Party can be. They ain’t called “The Stupid Party” for nothing. To wit: The GOP has spent the last seven years winning more than 1,000 elective offices up and down the ballot – in large part because Obamacare has been such an unmitigated disaster. They spent […]

Yes, Stealing Intellectual Property is Stealing

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One of the ongoing ridiculous myths that exists on the Left – and, even more maddeningly, with some on the alleged Right – is that stealing intellectual property (IP) is…not stealing. In this warped worldview, entering a Best Buy and stealing a DVD movie – is bad. Downloading-without-paying-for the exact same movie – is somehow […]

Apple’s Whiplash-Inducing Hypocrisy on Patents

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iEverything tiny little company Apple (market cap: $820 billion) is in the midst of executing a unilateral war against Qualcomm. Apple Sues Qualcomm Over Patent Royalties: “Apple also wants back some of the billions of dollars it claims it was overcharged in ‘Qualcomm’s illegal scheme’ to control the market for mobile phone chips.” No, what […]

When the Government Sues to Undermine the Constitution

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The federal government has spent the last two centuries-plus willfully ignoring the Constitution. With ever-increasing frequency and intensity, the Feds have drifted further and further from their charter. There is no longer even a pretense of pretending to care whether or not what DC wants the government to do – is an expressly enumerated Constitutional […]