Gene Quinn of IPWatchdog, named as one of the World’s Leading IP Strategists by IAM

Gene Quinn, patent attorney and the founder and editor or

IPWatchdog is pleased to announce that IPWatchdog Founder, Gene Quinn, has been named to the 2017 IAM Strategy 300, which recognizes The World’s Leading IP Strategists. The award honors industry professionals who are changing the ways in which intellectual property is protected and managed, raising the bar on the practice of patent, trade secret, trademark and copyright law, and leading innovation in the field.  The minimum requirement for inclusion in the guide is three nominations from outside the individual’s own organization, with nominees being thoroughly reviewed and vetted by an IAM committee.

The IAM research team spoke with a wide range of senior corporate IP managers in North America, Europe, and Asia, as well as third-party IP service providers, in order to identify the selected individuals. These leaders are recognized for the creation, development, and deployment of strategies that enable IP owners to gain maximum value from their portfolios.

About Gene Quinn

Gene Quinn is a patent attorney and leading commentator on patent law and innovation policy. Gene is the founder and editor of  Regarded as an expert on software patentability and patent procedure, Gene particularly specializes in the areas of strategic patent consultancy, portfolio building and patent prosecution strategies. He also regularly advises attorneys and clients on litigation strategy and appeals.

Gene works with start-up businesses throughout the United States and around the world. As an electrical engineer with a computer engineering focus, he frequently advises entrepreneurs, innovators and start-ups on patent matters relating to software, computer-implemented methods, business methods and internet innovations.

Gene began his career as a litigator handling a variety of civil litigation matters and has been a patent attorney for nearly two decades. He has taught a variety of IP courses at the law school level, including courses on patent law, patent claim drafting, patent prosecution, copyright law, trademark law and an introduction to intellectual property at Syracuse University College of Law, Temple University School of Law, the University of Toledo College of Law, the University of New Hampshire School of Law, the John Marshall Law School (Chicago) and Whittier Law School. Since 2000 Gene has also taught the leading patent bar review course in the United States.

Gene is admitted to practice law in New Hampshire, a registered patent attorney licensed to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office and admitted to practice before the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

About IPWatchdog

Founded in 1999. focuses on the business, substance, and law of patent technology and innovation. We also write about intellectual property more generally, and wherever possible cover copyrights and trademarks. Unlike many blogs, we strive to provide information and detailed analysis with magazine and industry journal length articles and op-ed pieces.

IPWatchdog is recognized as one of the leading sources for news and information in the patent and innovation industries and has been recognized multiple times by the American Bar Association as one of the top 100 legal blogs on the Internet.  IPWatchdog was also named the top IP blog three times, and in 2014 was inducted into the American Bar Association Blawg Hall of Fame.

With several hundred guest authors writing for IPWatchdog each year, not only do we cover U.S. Case law, legislation, regulations and the business of intellectual property, but we also cover case law and developments within the IP world around the globe.



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12 comments so far.

  • [Avatar for Edward]
    September 24, 2017 06:25 pm

    Congratulations, Quinn!

  • [Avatar for David Stein]
    David Stein
    August 23, 2017 06:30 pm

    I’m always glad to see in-the-trenches expertise being duly recognized. Congratulations, Gene!

  • [Avatar for Bob Zeidman]
    Bob Zeidman
    August 19, 2017 11:41 am

    Congratulations, Gene! Well deserved.

  • [Avatar for KKipattorney]
    August 15, 2017 11:44 am


  • [Avatar for Gene Quinn]
    Gene Quinn
    August 15, 2017 10:52 am

    Thank you all for the kind words. It is a great honor to be included. I think very highly of IAM, Joff Wild and Richard Lloyd. All I can say is I will keep up what I’m doing. Thanks for your support!

  • [Avatar for EG]
    August 14, 2017 05:24 pm

    Hey Gene,

    Way to go, my near and dear friend!

  • [Avatar for SteveS]
    August 14, 2017 01:53 pm

    Hello and Kudos to Gene!

    Thank you for educating us not legal patent patent people.
    I really enjoy IPWatchdog.
    Keep FIGHTING!
    The Efficient Infringers MUST be defeated.
    The IP Thieves must pay AND be punished.

  • [Avatar for Eliz Lampert]
    Eliz Lampert
    August 14, 2017 10:48 am


  • [Avatar for Joe Allen]
    Joe Allen
    August 14, 2017 09:09 am

    Congratulations Gene. A well deserved honor!

  • [Avatar for Bemused]
    August 13, 2017 11:04 pm

    Gene, congratulations on this recognition! This is a well-deserved honor and thank you for being one of the ‘good guys’ in this war against those that would destroy the American patent system.

  • [Avatar for Jeff Lindsay]
    Jeff Lindsay
    August 13, 2017 09:18 pm

    You’d be in the Top 10, IMHO, if they had that. Kudos for your tremendous work in educating and informing others.

  • [Avatar for Tesia Thomas]
    Tesia Thomas
    August 13, 2017 12:45 pm

    Congrats! 🙂