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Eugene R. Quinn, Jr.

Eugene R. Quinn, Jr.

IP Watchdog, Inc.
President and Founder, IPWatchdog.com
Leesburg, VA, USA


Gene is a Patent Attorney and the founder of IPWatchdog.com. He is also a principal lecturer in the top patent bar review course in the nation, which helps aspiring patent attorneys and patent agents prepare themselves to pass the patent bar exam.

Gene’s particular specialty as a patent attorney is in the area of strategic patent consulting, patent application drafting and patent prosecution. He has worked with independent inventors and start-up businesses in a variety of different technology fields. As an electrical engineer with a computer engineering focus he finds himself frequently assisting inventors and small businesses in this space. He works with those pursuing patent protection for their innovations and the majority of his practice is focused on software, computer implemented methods, business methods and Internet innovations. He also does work with electrical and mechanical inventions as well.

Known by many as “The IPWatchdog.” Gene started the widely popular intellectual property website IPWatchdog.com in 1999, and since that time the site has had millions of unique visitors. The ABA Journal has recognized IPWatchdog.com as one of the top 100 blogs for lawyers by lawyers in 2009 through 20013. For 3 of the last 4 years (2010, 2012, 2013) IPWatchdog.com was recognized as the top intellectual property law blog, and in January 2014 IPWatchdog.com was honored to be inducted into the ABA Blawg Hall of Fame.

Gene is also the inventor of a unique invention mining and patent drafting system, known as theInvent + Patent System, which enables the submission of detailed answers that form the basis of an extraordinarily detailed invention disclosure and which can be filed immediately as a provisional patent application.

Between 2003 and 2007 Gene wrote a monthly column for Patent World and served on the Patent World editorial board. He has also previously taught a variety of intellectual property courses at the law school level, including patent law, patent claim drafting, patent prosecution, copyright law, trademark law and introduction to intellectual property. Between 1998 and 2008 Gene taught at Syracuse University College of Law, Temple University School of Law, The University of Toledo College of Law, Franklin Pierce Law Center and Whittier Law School. Since 2010 he has been an Adjunct Professor at John Marshall Law School in Chicago, where he teaches a course on Patent Rules and Practice.

Gene is admitted to practice law in New Hampshire, is a Registered Patent Attorney licensed to practice before the United States Patent Office and is also admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. As a patent attorney he is able to represent inventors and businesses seeking patents across the United States.

Eugene R. Quinn, Jr. is associated with the following items:
Transcripts  Transcripts PTO Related Topic from PLI Authors; Hot Topics in Patent Prosecution - PTO Related Topic from PLI Authors; Hot Topics in Patent Prosecution, Thursday, February 24, 2011
PTO Ethics and the AIA - PTO Ethics and the AIA, Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Practice Before the PTAB Rountable - Practice Before the PTAB Rountable, Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Ethics at the PTO: The New Frontier - Ethics at the PTO: The New Frontier, Thursday, February 06, 2014
Ethical Issues in Patent Litigation - Ethical Issues in Patent Litigation, Monday, November 17, 2014
Ethics Wrap-Up: The New Rules - Ethics Wrap-Up: The New Rules, Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Patent Litigation 2014, New Brunswick , NJ
Web Segment  Web Segment Ethical Issues in Patent Litigation - Patent Litigation 2014, Monday, November 17, 2014
Ethics Wrap-Up: The New Rules - 9th Annual Patent Law Institute, Wednesday, March 18, 2015
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Ethical Issues in Patent Litigation - Ethical Issues in Patent Litigation, Monday, November 17, 2014
Ethics Wrap-Up: The New Rules - Ethics Wrap-Up: The New Rules, Wednesday, March 18, 2015
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Ethical Issues in Patent Litigation - Ethical Issues in Patent Litigation, Monday, November 17, 2014
Ethics Wrap-Up: The New Rules - Ethics Wrap-Up: The New Rules, Wednesday, March 18, 2015
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Patent Litigation 2014, Monday, November 24, 2014, New York, NY
9th Annual Patent Law Institute, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, San Francisco, CA
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters An Overly Politicized Patent System - Patent Law Institute (9th Annual), Monday, February 02, 2015
A Brief History of Software Patents in the United States - Patent Law Institute (9th Annual), Monday, February 02, 2015
Patent Ethics - Patent Law Institute (9th Annual), Monday, February 02, 2015
PBR Live Program  PBR Live Program Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015, Wednesday, September 16, 2015, New York, NY
Patent Office Registration Exam Course 2015, Wednesday, October 28, 2015, San Francisco, CA
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