In a few short years China’s patent system has gone from an IP rights wannabe to one of the most responsive and patent-friendly systems in
It was the second record-breaking year in a row for IP CloseUp readership, with 43,946 visits in 2016, an 81% increase from 24,273 in 2015.
An article summarizing inventor Robert Kearns’ epic battle against the automobile industry is this year’s most read IP CloseUp post with more than 21,000 visits.
After a record-breaking first quarter, public IP company shares (PIPCOs) under-performed most stocks versus the S&P 500 index in the second quarter. Following a five-year
Over the past ten years or so the motor car of the 20th century has been transformed from a mechanical conveyance to a high-speed information
2015 was a year of growth for IP CloseUp, as visits increased to 24,000 and subscriptions were up, too. The busiest day of the year
The second annual IP Dealmakers Forum, December 7 – 8, will bring together leaders from the finance, legal and business communities to discuss the issues affecting
Uncertainty is putting pressure on patents, trademarks and copyrights. All are facing more scrutiny and a challenging future. Scrutinizing these fundamental issues on December
When it comes to invention rights (patents) it is often difficult to determine who is a victim and who is merely promoting its agenda. Life360,
The stock market continues to defy expectations. Even more surprising, a few PIPCOs have dramatically outperformed it. Smaller cap patent stocks have not fared so
Bad actors no more define all NPEs than they do all high-tech companies, even though many use inventions without paying. A nasty dispute involving an
Apple’s high-profile and short-lived win against Samsung may turn into the licensing agreement that it should have been in the first place. On Friday Judge