More global blockchain patents have been published and are preparing to issue in transactions and e-commerce than have been issued over the past several years.
73% of Trade Secret Suits Now Contain Federal Claims; 74% of Merit Judgements Result in Injunctions
Despite the increasing value of intellectual property in general, and trade secrets in particular, suits filed have remained remarkably steady over the past several years.
Can Teaming IBM’s blockchain with Spangenberg’s IPwe Turn Patents Into a Trillion-Dollar Market?
IBM and IPwe, believe that NFTs, Non-Fungible Tokens – one-of-a-kind limited digital editions – can transform stagnant patent monetization into a trillion dollar market. Two IP icons
The Strange Economics of Streaming May Add Up for Fans But Not For Most Musicians
Streaming may have saved the recording industry from the loss of CD sales, but it has not helped most musicians earn a basic living. Recent
Nobel Prize-related Invention Disclosure Could Generate Millions in Research — as a Collectable
Sale of a digital limited edition associated with the development of a Nobel Prize recognized cancer-fighting invention, a precursor to the patent, may provide businesses,
‘Strong Patents Matter to Protect Innovation,’ Says Gina Raimondo, U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo recently told interviewer David Rubenstein: “That experience [as a venture capitalist investing in medical device and IT health companies] enables
$1 Billion+ Patent Damages Awards, and Many Over $100M, are Rarely Paid
What’s in a number? Apparently, not much. While headline-grabbing patent damages awards were up in 2020 and 2021, payouts on these verdicts are exceedingly rare.
Breaking Patents — A Futile Response to the Global Pandemic That Benefits Businesses, Not People
When it comes to intellectual property rights, nothing impedes like success. President Joe Biden last week threw his support behind the World Health Organizations proposal
IBM’s Drop in Direct IP Licensing Revenue May be a Reflection of Secular Changes in Tech, Law
For most years since 1996 IBM, the perennial annual U.S. patent recipient and licensing leader, generated $1 billion or more in intellectual property revenue, $27
‘Don’t take America’s innovation leadership for granted,’ Senator Tillis Tells IP Summit Participants
America cannot be complacent about its top position in the innovation economy. That was the key takeaway from Senator Thom Tillis introductory remarks at the
Elite Business Schools Do Not Require Students Take a Single IP Course, Latest CIPU Report Finds
Most of the prestigious MBA programs have expanded their intellectual property course offerings over the past twenty years, but even with the value of IP
China Launches ‘IP Publicity Week’ on April 20th, Preceding World IP Day
The 13th ‘IP Publicity Week’ is being launched by the China National Intellectual Property Administration tomorrow, April 20th, leading up to World IP Day on