Press

Press Releases

    • October 19, 2020 - “Article One Partners Forms Strategic Partnership to Support Peer To Patent Re-launch Collaboration Unites Public and Private Sector in Global Public Review of Patents; AOP Grant Provides Funding & Community Compensation/Rewards”
      http://classic.cnbc.com/id/39739335
    • October 19, 2020 - “USPTO Launches Second Peer To Patent Pilot in Collaboration with New York Law School”
      http://www.uspto.gov/news/pr/2010/10_50.jsp
    • October 19, 2020 - “New York Law School Announces Second Launch of Peer To Patent Pilot”
      http://www.nyls.edu/news_and_events/releases/second_launch_peertopatent
    • July 29, 2020 - “A Survey of the Peer to Patent Pilot Project”
      http://www.mbhb.com/resources/documents/Snippets%20Vol%208%20Issue%203%20Online.pdf

June 23, 2020

      - “NYTimes: Can the Wonks Beat the Trolls on Government Sites?”

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2020/06/23/can-the-wonks-beat-the-trolls-on-government-sites/

Mar 18, 2020

      - “BusinessWeek: Peer-to-Patent: A System for Increasing Transparency”

http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/content/mar2009/id20090318_730473.htm

Feb 6, 2020

      - “Minyanvile: Shiny, Shiny Patents”

http://www.minyanville.com/businessmarkets/articles/AAPL-GOOG-MSFT-ibm/2/6/2020/id/21022

    • Feb 2, 2020 - “EETimes: Pilot Patent Program Shows Promise”
      http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4081258/Pilot-patent-program-shows-promise
    • Dec 8,2020 - “Financial Times: Obama Weighs Putting the Wisdom of Crowds to Work”
      http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/652a44ee-c566-11dd-b516-000077b07658.html
    • Dec 1,2020 - “IEEE - USA Today’s Engineer: Using the Internet to Promote Progress in Technology and Science”
      http:www.todaysengineer.org/2008/Dec/peer2patent.asp
    • Nov 20,2020 - “Ars Technica: Google CEO Touts Green Energy Shock Doctrine”
      http://arstechnica.com/old/content/2008/11/eric-schmidts-shock-doctrine.ars
    • Nov 17,2020 - “Article One Partners Launches New Global Online Community to Energize Patent Reform”
      http://multivu.prnewsrire.com/mnr/aop/34653
    • Jul 16, 2020 - “USPTO and New York Law School Announce Extension and Expansion of Peer-to-Patent Pilot”
      http://www.nyls.edu/pages/6510.asp
    • Jun 18, 2020 - “Peer-to-Patent Pilot Releases Report Demonstrating Success of Public Participation in Patent Process”
      http://www.nyls.edu/pages/6449.asp
    • Apr 25, 2020 - “Public Successfully Participates in US Patent Examination Process”
      http://www.nyls.edu/pages/6357.asp
    • Dec 14, 2020 - “New Technology Allows Ordinary People to Create More Democratic Institutions, Says Professor and Technology Law Expert Beth Simone Noveck”
      http://www.nyls.edu/pages/5998.asp
    • Sep 17, 2020 - “Goldman Sachs Opens Patent Submission for GSTrUE”
      http://cairns.typepad.com/peertopatent/files/gstrue_patent_final.pdf
    • July 9, 2020 - “Patent Applications From Microsoft, IBM and Intel Now Open for Public Review”
      http://www.nyls.edu/pages/5710.asp

 

    • Jun 19, 2020 - “Peer to Patent Pilot Launches”
      http://www.press.redhat.com/2020/06/18/peer-to-patent-pilot-launches

 

    • Jun 18, 2020 - “United States Patent & Trademark Office Begins Pilot Program to Open Patent Examination Process for Online Public Participation”
      http://www.nyls.edu/pages/5675.asp

 

    • Jun 15, 2020 - “USPTO to Test Impact of Public Input on Improving Patent Quality in the Computer Technologies”
      http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/com/speeches/07-21.htm
      Peer Reviewed Prior Art Pilot
      http://www.uspto.gov/web/patents/peerpriorartpilot

 

    • Jan 23, 2020 - “New York Law School Announces Two New Members of the Community Patent Review Project Team” http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_012307.html

 

    • Nov 28, 2020 - “Advisory Board for Community Patent Review Announced”
      http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_112806.html

 

    • Nov 8, 2020 - “Omidyar Network Awards a $500,000 Grant to New York Law School’s Community Patent Review Project”
      http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_110806.html

 

    • Oct 24, 2020 - “The Community Patent Review pilot is a project of the New York Law School Institute for Information Law & Policy in collaboration with the USPTO that aims to improve the quality of issued patents by giving the patent examiner access to better information by means of an open network for community peer review of patent applications.” http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_102406.html

 

    • Oct 20, 2020 - “GE To Put Its ‘Imagination at Work’ For Patent Reform by Becoming Lead Sponsor of Community Patent Review” http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_GE.html

 

    • Sep 8, 2020 - “International Characters to Participate In Community Patent Review Project” http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_InternationalCharacters.html

 

    • Aug 29, 2020 - “USPTO to Implement Patent Reform Project Developed by New York Law School’s Institute for Information Law & Policy: Community Patent Review Project Will Open Patent Examination Process to Online Peer Review, Using Web-Based Technologies to Connect Scientific Experts and the Patent Office.” http://dotank.nyls.edu/pressrelease_082906.html

 

    • Aug 17, 2020 - “Community Patent Review Initiative Welcomes HP as Lead Sponsor and Participant” http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_HP.html

 

    • Aug 2, 2020 - “Out of the Box Computing to Support Community Patent Review Initiative” http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_OutoftheBox.html

 

    • Jul 28, 2020 - “Red Hat to Support Community Patent Review Initiative” http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_RedHat.html

 

    • Jul 14, 2020 - “Microsoft Signs On as a Lead Sponsor and Participant in the Community Patent Review Initiative” http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_Microsoft.html

 

    • May 12, 2020 - USPTO Holds Briefing on Patent Peer Review Pilot Project http://dotank.nyls.edu/communitypatent/pressrelease_051206.html

 

  • Jan 10, 2020 - IBM Press Release: “IBM Leads in U.S. Patents for Thirteenth Consecutive Year; Introduces Initiatives for Improved Patent Quality.” http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/19101.wss

Press Articles

    • Oct 27, 2020 - Information Week: Patent Reform Pending (available online at Internet Evolution)
    • Oct 27, 2020 - Popular Science: Dear Mr. President
    • Sept 14, 2020 - AP: Program turns to online masses to improve patents (featured on CNN, Yahoo!, RedOrbit, MIT Technology Review, USA Today), Follow-up Discussions on Slashdot and DailyTech
    • Aug 29, 2020 - Science Progress: Better Patents Through Crowdsourcing
    • Jul 29, 2020 - IPSpotlight.com: USPTO extends peer review program to business method patents
    • Jul 28, 2020 - Heise Online: US Patent Office extends peer review testing of patent applications
    • Jul 25, 2020 - National Law Journal: N.Y. Law School, patent office to extend pilot project to streamline exam process
    • Jul 24, 2020 - PatentDocs: USPTO News: PTO Extends and Expands Peer Review Pilot
    • Jul 21, 2020 - BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal: PTO Extends and Expands Peer Review Pilot for Patent Searches
    • Jul 21, 2020 - Infotoday.com: Peer-to-Patent Project Extended and Expanded
    • Jul 18, 2020 - IP Law360: Peer-To-Patent To Include Business Method Patents (subscription)
    • Jul 17, 2020 - IP Next: The U.S. Patent Office, “Peer Review Pilot” to add a business model patent
    • Jul 16, 2020 - Nudge: Podcasts and peer-to-patent
    • Jul 16, 2020 - Monitoring Inside & Out: NAPA Shows How the Government is Using Web 2.0
    • Jul 16, 2020 - Groklaw.net: Peer to Patent Project Extended and Expanded - Mark Webbink Exec. Dir. of New Center
    • Jul 14, 2020 - Benchmarking e-government in web 2.0: Starting the conversation on future egov2.0 applications: the state of the art
    • Jul/Aug 2008 - The American: The Growth Solution
    • Jul 7, 2020 - Patently-O: Repeal 35 USC 122(c) …at least for Business Methods
    • Jul 2, 2020 - O’Reilly Radar: Encouraging results from Peer-to-Patent
    • Jul 2, 2020 - The Patent Librarian’s Notebook: Peer to Patent Review Program Update
    • Jun 30, 2020 - Innovationpartners: So how is the Peer-to-patent project doing?
    • Jun 27, 2020 - IPKat: Peer to Patent one year on
    • Jun 26, 2020 - Walking With Elephants: DIY Patent Reform
    • Jun 24, 2020 - BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal: PTO’s Wikipedia-Style Prior Art Experiment Reaches One-Year Anniversary
    • Jun 23, 2020 - Managing Intellectual Property: Peer-to-Patent increases prior art submissions
    • Jun 19, 2020 - Information Today: Peer-to-Patent Pilot Releases Report on Pilot Project
    • Jun 8, 2020 - ipeg: “Peer-to-Patent Community Patent Review”
    • May 20, 2020 - Cato@Liberty: Peer-to-Patent
    • May 20, 2020 - Technology Liberation Front: Peer-to-Patent Video
    • Apr 30, 2020 - Law.com: “Net Review of Patent Applications Speeds Process”
    • Apr 29, 2020 - Raving Lunacy: Peer to Patent, Community Patent Review
    • Dec 28, 2020 - EDN.com: “U.S. patent office looking for prior art on IBM patent application”
    • Dec 27, 2020 - Ars Technica: “Yahoo to patent “smart drag-and-drop,” Ars submits prior art”
    • Dec 21, 2020 - Technology Liberation Front: “Wiki-Government”
    • Dec 13, 2020 - O’Reilly Radar: “Reputation: where the personal and the participatory meet up …”
    • Nov 14, 2020 - O’Reilly Radar: “In search of micro-elites: how to get user-generated content”
    • Oct 22, 2020 - EE Times: “IP experts call for new patent pathway”
    • Oct 9, 2007 - Patently-O: “Peer-to-Patent Calls for Independent Inventor Participation”
    • Oct 1, 2020 - Patent Baristas: “Should Peer-To-Patent Review Be Made Compulsory?”
    • Sept 26, 2020 - Computing: “Patently obvious”
    • Sept 24, 2020 - Technology Review: “Opening Up the Patent Process”
    • Sept 14, 2020 - Search Marketing Standard Blog: “Patent Examination Goes Social”
    • Sept 6, 2020 - The Economist: “A patent improvement”
    • Aug 14, 2020 - Linux.com: “Peer-to-Patent pilot steers toward change”
    • Aug 13, 2020 - Forbes: “Wiki-Patents” (subscription required)
    • Aug 6, 2020 - Managing Intellectual Property: “MIP Reveals the Most Influential People in IP” (subscription required)
    • Jul 18, 2020 - Nature: “Patent examiners call in the jury” (subscription required)
    • Jul 15, 2020 - New York Times: “A Patent Is Worth Having Right? Well, Maybe Not”
    • Jul 14, 2020 - Wired: “Web Could Unclog Patent Backlog”
    • Jul 10, 2020 - Tech Policy Summit Blog: “The USPTO Wants You!”
    • Jul 10, 2020 - Groklaw: “New Patent Applications Up For Public Review on Peer to Patent – One from MS”
    • Jul 10, 2020 - EDN: “Electronics industry hones in on specific patent-reform provisions”
    • Jul 9, 2020 - Ars Technica: “Peer-to-Patent site reviews patents from Microsoft, IBM, and Intel”
    • Jul 5, 2020 - Slashdot: “A Simple Plan To Defeat Dumb Patents”
    • Jun 30, 2020 - BBGM: “Peer reviewing the patent system”
    • Jun 28, 2020 - O’Reilly Radar: “Peer-to-Patent: Helping out the USPTO”
    • Jun 28, 2020 - CrunchGear: PatentMonkey: “Peer Patent Review Starts, Goes to SecondLife”
    • Jun 27, 2020 - Nanodot: “Patent peer review: now software, soon nanotechnology?”
    • Jun 25, 2020 - AP: “Infringement woes plague patent project”
    • Jun 24, 2020 - Washington Post: “Peer-to-Patent allows public to find prior art”
    • Jun 21, 2020 - Slashdot: “Peer Review Starts for Software Patents”
    • Jun 20, 2020 - Digital Media Wire: “U.S. Patent Office to Test Public Participation in Patent Exam Process”
    • Jun 20, 2020 - IEEE Spectrum: “Peer Review Starts for Software Patent Applications”
    • Jun 19, 2020 - Your 2nd Place: “Peer2Patent.org Event Redux “
    • Jun 19, 2020 - PresseBox: “Peer-to-Patent Pilot Launches”
    • Jun 19, 2020 - Redmondmag.com: “U.S. Patent Office Opens Patent Examination Process”
    • Jun 19, 2020 - Offenes-Presseportal.de: “Peer-to-Patent Pilot Launches”
    • Jun 19, 2020 - Golem.de: “Peer-Review des US-Patentamts hat begonnen” (Original in German. English translation here.)
    • Jun 19, 2020 - PCGo: “Peer-Review des US-Patentamts hat begonnen” (Original in German. English translation here.)
    • Jun 19, 2020 - heise online: “Europäisches Patentamt hält an Softwarepatenten fest” (Original in German. English translation here.)
    • Jun 18, 2020 - Intellectual Property Today: “United States Patent and Trademark Office Begins Pilot Program to Open Patent Examination Process for Online Public Participation”
    • Jun 18, 2020 - Second Life insider: “Peer to patent discussion in SL”
    • Jun 18, 2020 - WomensBiz.us: “Patent Examination Opens for Online Public Participation”
    • Jun 18, 2020 - Digital Media Wire: “U.S. Patent Office to Test Public Participation in Patent Exam Process”
    • Jun 18, 2020 - LinuxWorld: “Free QA for patent trolls? Why?”
    • Jun 18, 2020 - CNet: “Posts tagged ‘patent office'”
    • Jun 18, 2020 - Live Digitally: “USPTO Launching P2P Patent Review”
    • Jun 18, 2020 - Securities Industry News: “U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Begins Peer-to-Patent Pilot”
    • Jun 18, 2020 - Dr.Dobb’s Journal: “Peer-to-Patent Pilot Program”
    • Jun 17, 2020 - beSpacific: “USPTO Begins Pilot Program to Open Patent Examination Process for Online Public Participation”
    • Jun 16, 2020 - Patently-O: “Peer-to-Patent: Live”
    • Jun 15, 2020 - Federal News Radio: “Improving the Patent Process” (8:23 min WMA file)
      USPTO Commissioner for Patents John Doll talked with Max Cacas and Patrick Spence on the Daily Debrief about the Peer-to-Patent project.
    • Jun 13, 2020 - Red Herring: “Social Networking for Patents”
    • Jun 12, 2020 - ZDNet: “Peer-to-Patent site relies on public for prior art”
    • Jun 12, 2020 - InfoWorld: “US Patent Office experiments with open source (approach)”
    • Jun 11, 2020 - Slashdot: “Patent Office Program To Speed Computer Tech”
    • Jun 11, 2020 - BNA’s Patent Trademark & Copyright Journal: “PTO Launches Prior Art Review Program, Sets Forth Rules in Official Gazette Notice” (Subscription Only)
    • Jun 11, 2020 - IndustryWeek: “Pilot Program Gives Public Chance To Comment On Patent Applications”
    • Jun 11, 2020 - BetaNews: “US Patent Office to Try ‘Open Source’ Approach”
    • Jun 8, 2020 - Ars Technica: “Peer-to-Patent Project begins one-year trial run next week”
    • Jun 7, 2020 - Groklaw: “Peer to Patent Begins June 15”
    • Jun 7, 2020 - Houston Chronicle: “Patent Office Plans Peer Review Project”
    • Jun 6, 2020 - NY Times: “Administration Seeks Overhaul of Patent System”
    • May 29, 2020 - Law 360: “Uncle Sam Wants You…To Examine Patent Claims”
    • May 22, 2020 - ITIF: “Patents Pending: Patent Reform for the Innovation Economy”
    • May 21, 2020 - Federal Computer Weekly: “Government taps the power of us: Officials turn to blogs and wikis to share information and achieve goals” (See also FCW Events)
    • Apr 9, 2007 - Nanodot: “Nanotechnology patent problems blamed on unionization”
    • Apr 8, 2020 - Patently-O: “Pin-Citing Prior Art”
    • Apr 2, 2020 - Science Business: “Will peer-to-patents fly?”
    • Mar 29, 2020 - Associated Press: “Small Businesses Call for Patent Reform”
    • Mar 28, 2020 - MarketWatch: “Tech companies pile on patents, complain about clutter”
    • Mar 28, 2020 - Seattle Post Intelligencer: “Head of community patent review project funded by tech giants deflects infringement concerns”
    • Mar 26, 2020 - GovExec.com: “Project to streamline patent reviews nearing launch”
    • Mar 26, 2020 - National Journal: March 26 ITIF Peer to Patent Forum (Subscription Required)
    • Mar 19, 2020 - National Law Journal: “Peer-Reviewed Patent Applications: A quixotic undertaking”
    • Mar 12, 2020 - The Journal News.com: “U.S. Patent and Trademark Office seeks to build community of experts on Web”
    • Mar 9, 2020 - IEEE-USA Today’s Engineer: “The Perspiration of Patenthood”
    • Mar 5, 2020 - Washington Post: “Open Call From the Patent Office”

Follow-up Discussions:

      • Mar 6, 2020 - Slashdot: ” USPTO Peer Review Process To Begin Soon”
      • Mar 6, 2020 - CrunchGear: “Patent Applications Meet Social Review”
      • Mar 6, 2020 - Silicon Valley Watcher: ” 3.5.07 Patent Office 2.0?”
      • Mar 5, 2020 - 901am: “United States Patent and Trademark Office Goes Social”
      • Mar 5, 2020 - All Points Blog: “Let them read and comment on U.S. patent applications”
      • Mar 5, 2020 - Wired Blogs: 27B Stroke 6: “The Patent Office Wants You”
      • Mar 5, 2020 - USA Today: Kevin Maney: “The wiki Patent Office”
      • Mar 5, 2020 - SmartMobs: “Patent Office opening reviews online in ‘revolutionary switch’”
      • Mar 5, 2020 - ZDNet Government: “Patent Office 2.0?”
      • Mar 5, 2020 - Mathewingram.com/work

Articles:

    • Mar 5, 2020 - The Wall Street Journal: “Pilot Patent Project to Premiere Pronto”
    • Mar 5, 2020 - American Public Media Marketplace: “Maybe Wikipedia should patent the idea” (Audio)
    • Mar 6, 2020 - Computerworld: “USPTO does Web 2.0 (and hilarious employee vid)”
    • Mar 6, 2020 - TechShout! India: “Patent Reviewing Process Goes the Web Way”
    • Mar 6, 2020 - “Patent Process Goes High-tech” (Playfuls.com:) (Post Chronicle) (United Press International)
    • Mar 5, 2020 - Guardian Unlimited UK: “Amazing news! US Patent Office gets a clue!”
    • Mar 5, 2020 - ZDNet USA: “Web 2.0 meets the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office”
    • Mar 5, 2020 - WebProNews: “Patent and Trademark Office to Enable Comments”
  • Mar 1, 2020 - Managing Intellectual Property: “Red Hat enters the patent ring” (Subscription required)
  • Feb 28, 2020 - San Diego Source: “IP experts agree quality patents needed, but disagree over best way to improve”
  • Feb 26, 2020 - Patently-O: “Community Review: Volunteers?”
  • Feb 9, 2020 - BNA’s Patent Trademark & Copyright Journal: “PTO General Counsel Cautious On Role of Open Source Code Databases” (Subscription Only)
  • Feb 8, 2020 - Patently-O: “Peer-to-Patent Expected To Launch in April 2007”
  • Jan 29, 2020 - Corante: “Against Well-designed Reputation Systems (An Argument for Community Patent)”
  • Jan 24, 2020 - O’Reilly Radar: “Patent Reform Project Looking for RoR Help”
  • Jan 19, 2020 - Wikinomics: “Reinventing the invention system”
  • Jan 11, 2020 - InternetNews.com: “IBM Leads 2006 Patent Hike”
  • Jan 11, 2020 - Business Wire: “IBM Sets Record for Most U.S. Patents Earned in One Year”
  • Dec 26, 2020 - Managing Intellectual Property: “Peer review project: advisory board appointed”
  • Dec 19, 2020 - Legalbrief: ” UK applications to be peer reviewed?”
  • Dec 15, 2020 - The Register: “Patent applications to be peer reviewed?”
  • Dec 14, 2020 - ZDNet USA: “U.K. considers wiki to ease patent bottleneck” (See also CNET)
  • Dec 13, 2020 - ZDNet UK: “Patent Office considers Wiki peer review” (See also #23 on QuickLinks - 28 January 2020)
  • Dec 11, 2020 - Mondaq News Alerts: “United Kingdom: Gowers Review Of Intellectual Property Law – An Analysis” (Subscription required)
  • Nov 14, 2020 - WRAL Local Tech Wire: “The Peer-To-Patent Project: An Answer To Poor Patent Quality?”
  • Nov 6, 2020 - CA Press: “CA Joins Community Patent Review Project as Lead Sponsor and Participant”
  • Nov 2, 2020 - Slashdot: “Community Patent Review Project Announced”
  • Nov 1, 2020 - Xinhua: “New U.S. system to review software patents”
  • Oct 23, 2020 - IT News: “IBM wants to lead on patent reform”
  • Oct 19, 2020 - GovExec.com: ” Agency will test community reviews of patents”
  • Oct 17, 2020 - New York Law Journal: “Pilot Program: Peer Review for Patent Applications”
  • Oct 16, 2020 - Information Today: “The Patent System on Tilt: IBM Seeks to Change the Game”
  • Sep 26, 2020 - New York Times: “Hoping to Be a Model, I.B.M. Will Put Its Patent Filings Online”
  • Sep 1, 2020 - BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal: “Community Patent Review Highlighted in Two Projects” (Subscription Only)
  • Aug 30, 2020 - Legalbrief: “The murky world of public patenting” (Subscription Only)
  • Aug 29, 2020 - Slashdot: “Patent Review via Community Not Wiki-based”
  • Aug 28, 2020 - ZDNet News: “Wiki site aims to boost patent review process”
  • Aug 26, 2020 - Copywrite.org: “Peer to Patent Project greenlighted”
  • Aug 21, 2020 - The Chronicle: Wired Campus Blog: “Can Wikis Fix the Patent Process?”
  • Aug 21, 2020 - Fortune Magazine: “Patent review goes Wiki” (See also commentary at Slashdot and at TinyScreenfuls.com)
  • Jul 15, 2020 - SD Times: “Patent Issues Stir Debate” (PDF)
  • Jun 5, 2020 - Odeo: “Peer to Patent: Collective Intelligence for Our Intellectual Property System”
  • May 23, 2020 - NewsForge: “OSAPA Initiative Will Combat Unworthy Software Patents”
  • May 23, 2020 - PC Pro Magazine: “Patent system opens up to the public”
  • May 23, 2019 - ZDNet.com: “Politicos Ponder Patent System Changes”
  • May 19, 2020 - Science: “PTO Wants to Tap Experts to Help Patent Examiners”
  • May 17, 2020 - Pund-IT, Inc.: “Community Patent Review Pilot Project Debuts”
  • May 15, 2020 - Intellectual Property and the Public Sphere: “Community Patent Project”
  • May 12, 2020 - I/P Updates Weekly: “USPTO Meeting on Patent Peer Review Pilot Project Launch”
  • May 12, 2020 - FCW.com: “USPTO Proposes Pilot of Peer to Patent Program”
  • May 12, 2020 - OnTheCommons.org: “A New Commons to Improve Patents: The Community Patent Project”
  • May 12, 2020 - PajamasMedia: “Community Patent Review Project to Be Subject of May 12 USPTO Briefing”
  • May 12, 2020 - Pierce Law IP New Blog: “Patent Office Looks at Peer Reviews”
  • May 10, 2020 - p2pnet: “Meet Peer To Patent”
  • May 10, 2020 - Very Spatial: “Peer to Patent - Public Review of Patent Applications”
  • May 10, 2020 - Great News Network: “U.S. Patent Office to Use Wiki-based Peer Reviews of Patent Applications”
  • May 10, 2020 - Heise Online: “Strike at European Patent Office”
  • May 9, 2020 - Deaglan on WordPress: “The Peer to Patent Project”
  • May 9, 2020 - CNNMoney.com: “Deluged Patent Office Puts Peer Volunteers to Work”
  • May 9, 2020 - Slashdot: “USTPO to Use Peer to Patent Program”
  • May 9, 2020 - Groklaw: “USTPO Workshop on the Peer to Patent Project Friday”
  • May 9, 2020 - Always Beta: “Patents and Peer Review: A Match Made in Heaven”
  • May 9, 2020 - Ars Technica: “‘Peer to Patent’ Aims to Fix the USPTO”
  • May 9, 2020 - DailyTech: “US Patent and Trademark Office to Use Peer to Patent Program”
  • May 9, 2020 - News-Published from Outside: “Patent Office Will Ask The Public To “Peer Review” Inventions”
  • May 9, 2020 - LinuxElectrons: “USPTO to Hold Briefing on Patent Peer Review Pilot Project”
  • May 8, 2020 - Patently-O: Patent Law Blog: “USPTO’s Patent Peer Review Pilot Project”
  • May 8, 2020 - BoingBoing.net: “Patent office will ask the public to “peer review” inventions”
  • May 8, 2020 - WNN Wi-Fi Net News: “Peer Review of Patents”
  • May 8, 2020 - I/P Updates: “USPTO Meeting on Patent Peer Review Pilot Project Launch”
  • May 8, 2020 - WebProNews.com: “Patent Office Preps Peer Review”
  • May 8, 2020 - Opendotdotdot: “Now There’s An Idea…Peer Review of Patents”
  • May 8, 2020 - Earth: Mostly Harmless: “Patent Office Will Ask the Public to “Peer Review” Inventions”
  • May 8, 2020 - JosephPalmer.com: “Good Idea, But Where Are The Pizzas and Beer?”
  • May 5, 2020 - SmartMobs: “SPTO to Consider Peer to Patent”
  • Feb 20, 2020 - Information Week: “The U.S. Patent System In Crisis”
  • Jul 14, 2020 - Wired News: “Web Could Unclog Patent Backlog,”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - New York Times: “U.S. Office Joins an Effort to Improve Software Patents”
  • Jan 9, 2020 - CNet: “IBM taps open source to improve patent quality”
  • Jan 9, 2020 - Reuters: “IBM says it earned most U.S. patents for 13th year”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - The Journal News: “Tops in inventions for 13th time, Big Blue leads initiative to weed out junk patents”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - ComputerWorld: “Program launched to improve patent quality: IBM, open source to play big roles “
  • Jan 10, 2020 - CIO: “Patent Office to Cooperate with IBM, Open Source Community”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - Red Herring: “IBM Presses for Open Patents: The reigning king of U.S. patents pushes the patent office to open its closed system to public search and study”
    Nice quote from IBM’s Manny Schecter: “We’ve been saying that for the innovation system to work, patents have to be of high quality,” said Manny Schecter, IBM Associate General Counsel. “We are trying to apply the collaborative innovation concept to improving the patent system.”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - LinuxInsider: “IBM Teams With OSDL, USPTO on Patent Quality Initiative”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - TechWorld: “Open-source software revolutionises patent system”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - eWeek: “IBM Aims to Improve Patents”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - CNN: “IBM: We’re still the patent champ”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - eWEEK: “IBM Aims to Improve Patents ”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - Information Week: “IBM In Drive To Improve Quality Of U.S. Patents”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - InternetNews.com :“USPTO Joins Patent Quality Cause”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - Slashdot: “Open-source Overhauls Patent System”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - IDG: “Open-source software revolutionises patent system”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - EE Times: “IBM in drive to improve quality of U.S. patents”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - Computer Business: “IBM to help identify key patent applications”
  • Jan 11, 2020 - VNU.net: “US Patent Office announces open source partnership”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - The Journal News: “Tops in inventions for 13th time, Big Blue leads initiative to weed out junk patents”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - International Herald Tribune: “U.S. tackles conflicts over rights to software patents”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - Denver Post: “IBM gets most U.S. patents; 50 from Colorado facilities”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - Tucson Citizen: “IBM’s Tucson unit collects 100 U.S. patents in 2005”
  • Jan 10, 2020 - San Jose Business Journal: “H-P ranks third in down year for US patents”
  • Google News:http://tinyurl.com/78zrn
  • Technorati: http://www.technorati.com/search/community+patent

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Relevant Articles and Websites

  • Article One Partners, LLC
  • Japan Patent Office Community Patent Review
  • Public Library of Science
  • Nature Peer Review Debate
  • Nature Peer Review Trial
  • Accelerating Change 2005 Community Patent Present
  • IT Conversations Audio of Accelerating Change Presentation

Blogs

  • http://www.insidecounsel.com/Exclusives/2010/11/Pages/Peer-to-Patent-Announces-Third-Wave.aspx
  • http://ibmip.com/2020/11/01/peer-review-moves-ahead-as-it-should/
  • http://ibmip.com/2020/10/18/reviving-peer-to-patent/
  • http://www.pharmapatentsblog.com/can-pharma-patents-benefit-from-the-peertopatent-program/
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