More and better patents have greater meaning for licensors now that a petitioner can seek an internal review (IPR) canceling a patent because of a
New IP licensing model is generating opportunity for content providers and investors; obstacles for file-sharers. Rightscorp is an IP licensing business model of a different stripe.
‘The Intangible Investor’ scrutinizes how to generate the best returns in innovation — Why some significant holders would rather see patents weakened, including their own.
An article in Fortune by a former litigator examines a possible market solution for what he calls “the nation’s most pressing legal challenge.” Taking on the Trolls
Companies and lawmakers who bash businesses that license patents got a dose of their own bitter medicine this week when their techniques were compared with
Lawmakers have failed to make a distinction between NPEs that are good for the innovation and those that are bad. Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning’s
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
U.S. Government Accountability Office and some IP information sources differ on whether there is a patent troll problem. In a comprehensive study examining forces impacting the patent system
Five recent articles challenge anti-IP myths driven by tech cos. Does the business media have the courage to follow? For decades patent enforcement has been
“When Patents Attack… Part II!” revisits old ground about bad IP actors by relying on half-truths and high drama. “This American Life,” an entertaining weekly
Businesses that routinely steal others inventions are hoping that new legislation will make patent infringement more acceptable. When it comes to bad behavior so-called patent
Tessera says that Starboard Value wants to turn it from an R&D business into a patent “troll.” The battle between activist investor Starboard Value and