The author of a new book who was previously accused of employing junk economic science says that software ownership is damaging innovation and impeding U.S. competition.
Frederick Shelton IV, arguably the most prolific and financially successful inventors ever, is a Johnson & Johnson medical device innovator unknown to pretty much everyone
IP CloseUp celebrated its Tenth Anniversary in 2021, with viewership up 44% since 2018. Annual increases since 2018 were 7%, 11 % and 21%, respectively. The 2021
Total U.S. patent litigation more than doubled from 2005, peaking in 2011-2012 and declining significantly since then with two notable exceptions. Disputes peaked about ten
The term PIPCO – public intellectual property company – was born in 2013 at time when as many as 30 relatively small patent licensing business
The disparity in patent damages awards between non-practicing and practicing entities favors NPEs and is growing wider. These findings, counter-intuitive to some, are part of
One of America’s most successful and charitable patent licensing strategists passed away last week. Eugene M. Lang, describe as “an American folk hero” for his
Not all patent owners agree the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) is a fairer forum for vetting patent quality today. While some believe that
A few years ago a company whose patents were violated in China had little or no chance of defending its rights. Determined to move beyond
Cybersecurity firm Blue Coat Systems has decided to opt-out of an initial public offering and sell itself to software security leader Symantec for $4.65 billion.
Fintech, or financial technology, is a rapidly growing industry with more than $15 billion of venture capital invested to date and even more on the
Most patent holders would agree that licensing patents for revenue has gone from bad to awful — from difficult less than a decade ago, to