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.
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.
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
Data scientists at Google Cloud recently published a paper extolling the virtues of its open-source algorithm that can perform more extensive and accurate patent searches
With four new 5G-enabled iPhones set to launch today, and a significant number of 5G patents already granted, a significantly larger number are in the queue
A provocative new book by an award-winning author, entrepreneur and politician disputes the contribution of tens of thousands of individual inventors to major innovations, like
2019 saw the fewest patent suits filed since 2010. This occurred despite the increasing need to file suit in order to license in many areas
Privately held Sunnyvale, CA-based, Intertrust Technologies, a digital rights management company, holds the world’s most valuable patent according to research conducted by defensive patent aggregator
The United States House of Representatives has unanimously passed the CASE Act, which establishes a small claims court for musicians and other copyright owners that
Nothing gives a Silicon Valley tech giant, once, known for quality and integrity, a bad name like greed and deception. In pursuit of even greater
How much does it cost to obtain and use a U.S. patent? The depends who you ask. The price to obtain an invention right can
$1.4 billion dollars was awarded last year in patent damages, the most since 2014. Two cases were responsible for about two-thirds of that amount or