The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) was passed by Congress and Signed into law by President Barack Obama

In 2011, Congress enacted the America Invents Act (AIA), which ushered in the largest changes to U.S. patent law in history. Many will point to the switch to first to file (from first to invent) as proof that innovators have taken another hit. The truth, however, is that for years the U.S. had a de […]

Leader Technologies sues Facebook for Patent Infringement. How the Deep State Conspired to Steal their Social Networking Invention as a Tool for Rogue CIA Mind Control

Trillion Dollar Rip-Off: Social Networking is a Stolen Trade Secret One of the largest government sponsored industrial espionage thefts of copyrights, trade secrets, and patents in modern times was the theft of scalable social networking inventions. The technology and programming code that underlie Facebook, Gmail, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and most the other large-scale social networking […]

The United States Supreme Court ruling in KSR v. Teleflex fundamentally changes Patent Law Making it Harder to Protect Patents

The United States Supreme Court ruling in KSR v. Teleflex fundamentally changed the law of obviousness, making it harder to obtain patent protection. The Supreme Court’s decision in KSR essentially says that if you set out to accomplish something and you do accomplish what you set out to achieve then the resulting innovation is obvious. Of course, that is […]

Italian Immigrant Antonio Meucci Finally Acknowledged as the True Inventor of the Telephone

(Suzanne Deffree – June 11, 2018) On June, 11, 2002, the United States Congress acknowledged Italian immigrant Antonio Meucci as the true inventor of the telephone. The declaration, approved by the House of Representatives, was made to little fanfare in the US. Meucci’s hometown of Florence, where he was recognized as the telephone inventor without such […]

Adam Back Invents Hashcash, a Proof-of-Work System that Inspired the One Bitcoin Uses to Mine New Coins

Well over a decade before Bitcoin ever came to fruition, British cryptographer Adam Back came up with an algorithm that would prove crucial to the digital currency. Specifically, in March 1997 he devised the “hashcash” proof of work data that inspired the system that Bitcoin uses to mine new coins. “To implement a distributed timestamp […]