Currently, she is secretary of the International Patent Committee
of the Intellectual Property Owners Association and a member of the grant committee of Women in Bio.
Having a patent committee
with members in development, sales and management review frequent patent disclosures can lessen infringement risk by facilitating the sharing of marketplace information and otherwise making a company more patent savvy.
When IEEE learns that a proposed standard potentially includes patents, it still requests disclosure "as soon as reasonably feasible," but the new policy adds that "[a]n asserted potential Essential Patent Claim for which an assurance cannot be obtained (e.g., a Letter of Assurance is not provided or the Letter of Assurance indicates that assurance is not being provided) shall be referred to the Patent Committee." (58) This language is arguably stronger than in earlier versions, which did not spell out what would happen if an LOA was not forthcoming.
This option results in a referral to the Patent Committee, as noted above.
He approached the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Patent Committee
and received the following response "...
(66) 'Variety' was used interchangeably with 'species' in the congressional Patent Committee Reports.
The phrasing was taken from the congressional Patent Committee Reports.
DAVIES: Well, on the patent side, we have a patent committee, as every R & D based company does, and the patent committee meets every couple of weeks, actually.
And the patent committee has a representative from the patent litigation people.
to the owners of the more important or basic patents in the form of reasonable royalties to be paid by the purchasers of planes whether for military or civil use." The next day, on March 23,1917, the patent committee
of the National Advisory Committee rendered a report recommending the formation of the Aircraft Manufacturers Association among all aircraft manufacturers and suggesting the details of a cross-license agreement among its members."
They simplify the patent landscape in these areas for quick, high-quality patent committee
and IP management decisions; by no means is every industry segment represented exactly by these descriptions.
While these aren't formal patent committees
, they serve much the same role.