Share this page | Email | Contact Us

Special Report on

The Patent Tax

the patent tax special research report Photo by i.dailymail.co.uk
Do patents encourage economic growth, stimulate R&D investment, or deliver wealth to innovators? In our previous post we reviewed the empirical research in economics and we could not find consistently positive evidence about the performance of patents. In this post we narrow our focus. We ask whether the modern American patent system encourages innovation by large (publicly traded) American firms. We answer this question with empirical research that is presented in chapters 5 and 6 of our book Patent Failure . We find that the patent system discourages investment in innovation by the average publicly traded American ...
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Big Guys Are Buying Up the Patents as Allied Security Trust ...
that a consortium of large companies have banded together to purchase patents so that they don’t fall into the hands of patent trolls.  The latter are companies that make their entire income by suing others over patents they hold.  Often (but not always) these patents are amazingly broad and obvious, and never should have been granted in the first place.  Allied Security Trust works by having each member pay $250K up front and then put $5M in escrow to buy patents with.  It’s not a bad idea, but is it merely creating another form of troll?  If they planned to put the patents into the public domain with free ... market research, surveys and trends
Making Britain an innovation nation
The Pre-Budget report presented by Alistair Darling featured a new lower rate of corporate tax for income which stems from patents in the UK . This measure was designed to spur the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors and already GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced it will spend £500 million building a new factory and expanding a second one , but it could also cover a wide range of industries. Currently, the Corporation tax stands at 28 per cent. However, tax rates for companies earning income on their own intellectual property could fall to just 10 per cent by 2013. The effort is designed to specifically target large ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
THE PATENT TAX

1996 Country Commercial Guides
U.S. Department of State Burkina Faso Country Commercial Guide Office of the Coordinator for Business Affairs Country Commercial Guide Burkina Faso Fiscal Year 1996 This Country Commercial Guide (CCG) presents a comprehensive look at Burkina Faso's commercial environment through economic, political and market analyses. The CCGs were established by recommendation of the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee (TPCC), a multi-agency task force, to consolidate various reporting documents prepared for the U.S. business ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The Costs and Benefits of Patents to Innovators - Patent Law Blog ...
we reviewed the empirical research in economics and we could not find consistently positive evidence about the performance of patents. In this post we narrow our focus. We ask whether the modern American patent system encourages innovation by large (publicly traded) American firms. We answer this question with empirical research that is presented in chapters 5 and 6 of our book Patent Failure . We find that the patent system discourages investment in innovation by the average publicly traded American firm. Although the patent system provides positive incentives in some industries like pharmaceuticals, it provides negative ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
MOSAID Proceeds With Breach of Contract Complaint
today announced that it has served LSI Corporation ("LSI") and Agere Systems, Inc. ("Agere") with a breach of contract complaint. The suit was originally filed on March 9, 2010 in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, but only served on June 10, 2010. In February 2007, MOSAID purchased a portfolio of wireless patents from Agere, which was subsequently acquired by LSI. Since acquiring the patents, MOSAID has licensed them to 14 global technology companies. In its complaint, MOSAID claims that LSI and Agere are in breach of certain express warranty and contract provisions of the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Medical Marijuana Inc President Issues Letter to Shareholders
FOOTHILL RANCH, CA, Jun 11, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Medical Marijuana Inc (PINKSHEETS: MJNA) has issued a President's letter to shareholders regarding The Hemp Network and general progress. Dear Shareholders, We are fortunate to have this great opportunity in front of us. We have the ingredients necessary to build a great company with serious value for our shareholders. The medical marijuana, hemp and related products industries are in their infancy and growing at fantastic rates. Although cannabis has been utilized for thousands of years, it is because of changing laws that make it possible for MJNA to be ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Protocol to the U.S.-Bulgaria income tax treaty, signed February ...
Feb 23, 2007 ... ii) include the patent tax. 3. With respect to paragraph 1 of Article 3 (General Definitions). The term "any other body of persons" as used ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PATENT TAX EXEMPT.indd
The Tax Exemption for Patent-Derived Income defines quali- ... nonprofit organization or nonprofit corporation domiciled in Indiana. Patent Tax Exemption . technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
The Patent Office Is Promoting Shocking New Tax
E. The Patent Office Has No Authority to Deny Tax Strategy Patents ..... The number of tax patents outstanding and pending tax patent applications can ...
REAL TIME
THE PATENT TAX
  1. profile image OBAMA_GAMES Stop Liberal Lies http://ow.ly/1HrS4 What is this carbon tax all about. The games they play. #tcot #news #fail #fb #tlot #teaparty cnn #cspj
  2. profile image TheRealCrell @gamble6x Except lower income tax isn't what should come of it. Funding for alternate sources should be where the money goes, patent-free.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Is the Pending Patent Application Abandoned? | LinkedIn Answers ...
Hypothetical Abandonment Question: A patent application is filing in the PTO. No Office Action is ever received in the case. While the application is pending and awaiting a first Office Action, the client sends his patent attorney an email requesting the case be abandoned. The attorney does nothing and intends to allow the case to go abandoned by not responding to a first Office Action, when one is issued by the PTO. Two years pass. The PTO sends the attorney a notice of allowance in the case. Based on the facts above, has this hypothetical case gone abandoned? If so, can the Applicant change his mind and continue ...
The placebo drug company holds a patent on one of its discoveries ...