The value of most companies’ today is derived from their intellectual property. So why are IP rights, especially patents, so difficult for investors to understand
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It’s Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley, Again, as new U.S. Copyright Office Report Acknowledges Content Abuses
The U.S. Copyright Office yesterday released a report acknowledging content holders’ ineffectiveness getting online distribution platforms to remove copyrighted material that users post without permission.
IP Watchdog: Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes, a ‘true’ story worthy of a novel, yet to be fully told
A trial will begin next summer in San Jose federal court for Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos’ ignominious founder, CEO and lead inventor, whose name is associated
IPCU readers are pre-qualified for discounts for SF-Area software and patent licensing conferences
Not only do IP CloseUp readers benefit from its weekly’s news and perspective, the weekly continues to provide attractive discounts to leading IP events and
U.S. cities are attracting a lower percentage of startup capital
Several surveys of global innovation have noted that the U.S. innovation edge is slipping, but until now they have not pinpointed where the U.S. share
Can small businesses afford weaker U.S. patents?
Can businesses and entrepreneurs compete with weaker U.S. patents in an innovation-driven global economy? An event featuring a broad range of IP thought-leaders on October
Four timely events kick-off September IP conference season
September is back-to-school for kids. For IP rights followers it is back to keeping up with the myriad changes in law and value. At least
$300 discount for IPCU readers to attend US Patent Forum 2016
The fifth annual US Patent Forum is returning to Washington DC on March 17, 2016. A similar forum will precede it in Palo Alto on March
Leading Blogger Unloads on Patent Critics and the Real Bad Actors
Innovation is not threatened by patent “trolls,” says a Virginia IP attorney, but by half-truths about the failure of the patent system spread by businesses
Silicon Valley: Too Big to Fail, or Too Big Not To?
Am I seeing things or is the innovation capitol becoming less hospitable to really new ideas and strong patents? Are Silicon Valley’s guiding lights still
Perfect Storm is Set to Slam IP Rights, Holders
Everyone Will Take a Hit Broad and largely unfounded disdain for intellectual property rights and holders has gone beyond bickering between operating companies and NPEs,
iPlaces – SF Bay Area-Silicon Valley
IP Asset-land – Some places lend themselves to innovation. Some also lend themselves to new uses of innovation rights. Silicon Valley is one such area. In and