The IP community, dismayed by poor regard for patents, trademarks and other rights, and confusion over what purpose they serve, have done surprisingly little to
The shares of most publicly traded companies that rely primarily on patent licensing, litigation settlements or damages awards for revenue have fared poorly compared to
Economic hardship and lack of exposure to innovation are preventing minorities, low-income backgrounds and women from becoming inventors. Those are the findings of “Lost Einsteins: Innovation
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.
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.