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
A new weekly is the first to feature in-depth coverage of public intellectual property monetization companies (PIPCOs). I’ve been following The Patent Investor for a
Despite dramatically lower patent valuations, some big companies, including under-performing foreign holders, have taken the number of U.S. sales to new highs. While IBM still
A group portrait honoring America’s rich invention history captures its greatest inventors in a moment in time that never occurred. The painting hangs in
Three things are needed to succeed today in patent licensing: more capital, more patience and more good patents, which are in increasingly short supply. Uncertainty
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
Companies that denigrate independent patent holders who enforce their rights should take care not put all of the blame for the patent system’s ills on
It’s unclear whether attempts by lawmakers and the courts to rein-in invalid patents and bad patent-holder behavior have succeeded in improving the system. Whatever the
‘The Intangible Investor’ scrutinizes how to generate the best returns in innovation — Why some significant holders would rather see patents weakened, including their own.
IP CloseUp’s most active day increased more than ten-fold. IP CloseUp was viewed about 16,000 times last year. If it were a concert at Carnegie
With a greater role in more businesses’ performance, patent assets and strategy are going under the microscope. The required disclosure and hyper-scrutiny that small public
The pain inflicted by U.S. companies on other American businesses and the economy from domestic IP theft receives scant attention in a timely recent study.