While $50 million-and-up patent verdicts were up in the first half of 2014, there were only two wins higher than $131M and none from NPEs.
Coming up with better ideas for communication and transportation is nothing new. British Pathe captured many of the 20th Century’s most innovative on film. A
Finjan, Inventergy, Network-1, Straight Talk and Universal Display have been added to the IP licensing company (PIPCO) stock index, IP Close Up 30. To remain
Despite their increased size and capital most small public companies that rely significantly on patent licensing have yet to prove they can compete with other
Seven of the top ten plaintiffs with the most patents asserted in cases open in 2013 are operating companies. Data presented in a report released
In the days preceding what could be the largest U.S. IPO ever, Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant, has been buying patents as well as filing
‘The Intangible Investor’ scrutinizes how to generate the best returns in innovation — Why some significant holders would rather see patents weakened, including their own.
The Times of London today published a sponsored 16-page special report devoted to intellectual property developments that addresses general and business readers with sprightly illustrated
Google’s recent sale of Motorola Mobility’s handset business to China’s Lenovo is an illustration of how what appeared to have been an over zealous acquisition in 2012 is starting
Exclusion of two prominent patent holders will make the IP CloseUp® 30 index of publicly held IP companies (PIPCOs) more relevant. ARM (ARM.L) and Qualcomm (QCOM),
IP CloseUp’s most active day increased more than ten-fold. IP CloseUp was viewed about 16,000 times last year. If it were a concert at Carnegie
The inability to dominate in its product lines has not prevented Microsoft from crafting a purposeful IP strategy that has generated billions in patent licensing