After declining 9% in 2015 from the 2014 fiscal year Patent Trial and Appeal Board-instituted inter partes reviews (IPRs) have leveled off. Instituted reviews were at 74%
The passing of David Bowie is a reminder that he was an innovator in finance and intellectual property, as well as music and fashion. Much has
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
Song writers may have something to teach inventors when it comes to getting a fair share for their intellectual property rights, or not. Confusion
There is a great deal of agreement that patent quality is lacking, but surprisingly little about how to define and achieve it. Patent quality is
IP Finance 2015, “Innovative Ways to Manage IP Assets for Maximum Return,” will bring together in New York on May 14 leaders in patent licensing
Not everyone agrees that another round of patent reform is necessary at this time. Doubters believe that the Innovation Act, H.R. 9 in its current form, will
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,
More than half of Google and Microsoft’s 2014 US patent grants were in methods-related classes. IBM and Apple also were active filers in these areas.
Executives of top patent holders will participate in “NPE 2015: The Business of Responsible Licensing” to be held in NYC’s financial district on March 12.
Size helped in 2014 when it came to public IP licensing company stock performance, but it did not assure success. As a group, the twelve
Opportunities still exist to monetize patents for those willing to do their homework and adjust expectations, veteran patent licensing executive Bob Bramson, a WiLAN director,