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
A song writer makes a strong case against businesses that profit wildly from his and others innovators’ work. Heavy metal band Metallica got serious about
U.S. Government Accountability Office and some IP information sources differ on whether there is a patent troll problem. In a comprehensive study examining forces impacting the patent system
The pain inflicted by U.S. companies on other American businesses and the economy from domestic IP theft receives scant attention in a timely recent study.
“When Patents Attack… Part II!” revisits old ground about bad IP actors by relying on half-truths and high drama. “This American Life,” an entertaining weekly
Businesses that routinely steal others inventions are hoping that new legislation will make patent infringement more acceptable. When it comes to bad behavior so-called patent