by Professor Ruth Soetendorp In a recent article, Manny Schecter, Chief Patent Counsel at IBM and President of the IPO Education Foundation, was right to
GUEST COLUMN: At the IP Awareness Summit held at the Columbia University on November 29 Jay Walker, entrepreneur, prolific inventor, TEDMED curator and founder of
What is the appropriate response to a legitimate request for patent licensing? If you are an information technology company comfortable taking full advantage of confusion
Lack of certainty and the high cost of monetizing patents are motivating some businesses to acquire impressive looking patents, not necessarily valid or essential ones.
More than half of Google and Microsoft’s 2014 US patent grants were in methods-related classes. IBM and Apple also were active filers in these areas.
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