Profile of Rick MerrittSiliconValley Bureau Chief, EE Times
News & Commentary Posts: 20
Based in San Jose, Rick writes news and analysis about the electronics industry and the engineering profession for EE Times. He is the editor of the Android, Internet of Things, Wireless/Networking, and Medical Designlines. He joined EE Times in 1992 as a Hong Kong based reporter and has served as editor in chief of EE Times and OEM Magazine.
Articles by Rick Merritt
posted in March 2014
Former head of the US patent office shares his views on the so-called mobile patent wars and proposes a sound approach to standards-essential patents.
Stanford's Hoover Institution launches a five-year effort to determine whether the US patent system helps or hinders innovation.
Congress and the Supreme Court are poised to take action on patent suits, but data to inform ongoing debates is missing, experts say.