Patent Quality – interview and article in IAM-Magazine

Here is a great article on patent quality from Sara-Jayne Adams at IAM-Magazine – Quality is the key to a bright patent future.

Sara-Jayne interviewed the following people for the article:

  • Jonathan Barney, Managing Director of Ocean Tomo
  • Alison Brimelow, President of the European Patent Office
  • John Dudas, UNder Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO
  • Douglas Clark, Managing Partner, Lovells, Shanghai, China
  • Carl Horton, Chief IP Counse, General Electric Co
  • Tom Ewing, IP Value Added Consultant
  • Horacio Gutuerrez, Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, IP & Licensing, Microsoft
  • Masanobu Katoh, Corporate VP and President, Law & IP, Fujitsu
  • Lisa Kellberg, Corporate VP and Head of Corporate Patents, Novo Nordisk
  • Judge Pauline Newman, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals of the Federal Circuit
  • Sherry Knowles, Senior VP, Corpoate IP, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Chris Mercer, Presidento of the EPI
  • Stephen Potter, Director and immediate past chair of the R&D Society (UK)
  • Manny Schecter, Associate General Counsel, IP Law IBM
  • Peter Spours, Director IP Transactions & Strategy, TomTom
  • Marian Underweiser, IP Law Counsel, IP Law Strategy & Policy, IBM
  • Margareta Ydreskog, Group Patent Manager, Corporate Strategy & Business Development, Saab

(Sara-Jayne also asked me to add a few thoughts. Let me know what you think.)

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