Gene Quinn is a patent attorney and a leading commentator on patent law and innovation policy. Mr. Quinn is the Founder and Editor of IPWatchdog.com, which he started in 1999. IPWatchdog.com has been recognized multiple times by the American Bar Association as a top 100 legal blog, multiple times as the top IP blog, and in 2014 was inducted into the ABA Blawg Hall of Fame.
In 2014, Mr. Quinn was names one of the top 50 most influential people in IP by Managing IP Magazine. In 2017 and again in 2018, Mr. Quinn was recognized by IAM Magazine as one of the top IP strategists in the world.
Regarded as an expert on software patentability and U.S. patent procedure, Mr. Quinn’s particular specialty is in the area of strategic patent consultancy, portfolio building and patent prosecution strategies. He also regularly advises attorneys and clients on litigation strategy and appeals.
Mr. Quinn also works with start-up businesses throughout the U.S. 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.