Voice of IP
Clause 8
Judge Randall Rader - Most Interesting Man in the Patent World Fights to Improve America’s Patent System

Judge Randall Rader - Most Interesting Man in the Patent World Fights to Improve America’s Patent System

Sampling of stories and topics discussed during the interview:

  • Mistakenly ending up in Soviet Union during the Cold War

  • Working with John Podesta (chairman of Hillary Clinton’s campaign) on Capitol Hill

  • Advising Judge Bork before his Supreme Court confirmation hearings

  • Being nominated and serving on the Federal Claims Court and the Federal Circuit

  • Bilski decision, its aftermath, and the state of subject matter eligibility in America

  • Views about the Supreme Court’s patent law jurisprudence

  • The American Invents Act (AIA) and the creation of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) “death squad”

  • Importance of software patents specifically

  • Importance of a strong patent system for economic development and America’s global competiveness

  • Ideas for improving America’s patent system

  • China’s commitment to improving its own patent system

  • Advice to law students and lawyers

  • And, much more!

Voice of IP
Clause 8
The podcast listened to by sophisticated in-house counsel, judges from around the world, IP policymakers, senior USPTO officials, and top patent dealmakers and attorneys to stay ahead of the curve by understanding the personalities and forces shaping IP.
Eli Mazour’s love of talking to people – along with his belief in the importance of America’s patent system – led him to start Clause 8. Clause 8 features conversations that provide strategic insights about how to best deal with various patent-related issues. Some of the previous guests include America’s great innovators, federal judges, USPTO Directors, top IP staffers on Capitol Hill, and Carole Baskin’s attorney from the documentary Tiger King.
It's the #1 podcast about IP and is in the top 2.5% of all podcasts according to Listen Score. The podcast has been covered and cited in many publications, including Bloomberg, Law360, Courthouse News Service, Above the Law, IAM, and Original Jurisdiction.