Inventor in St. Petersburg, Florida Sues U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
A Florida inventor and holder of two patents is suing the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Inventor, David W.R. Brown, of St. Petersburg, Florida, holds two U.S. Patents and is seeking a refund of the $969 he was charged for records he requested under the Freedom of Information Act.
According to an article in the St. Petersburg Times, this is the sixth time he has sued the U.S. Patent Office for a number of alleged violations that he claims stack the patenting deck in favor of large corporations and hurt small companies and individual inventors.
The complete St. Petersburg Times’ article goes into the basis of the latest lawsuit as well as previous outcomes and makes for very interesting reading. Well, at least to most patent attorneys anyway.