‘The Intangible Investor’ scrutinizes how to generate the best returns in innovation — Why some significant holders would rather see patents weakened, including their own.
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IP CloseUp 2013 – It was a Very Good Year
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
Patent Holders Learn to Adapt to More Investor Scrutiny
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
U.S. IP Commission Explores Foreign Theft; Ignores Domestic
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.
Trolls are Not the Only Bad Actors in Patent System, nor Most Damaging
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
Some Businesses are Benefiting from a Late Start in Patents
Google, Facebook & Others are Suddenly IP Players Buying late and paying a premium for the patents that a company needs is no longer just a viable
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,
C-Level Execs, Investors Play a Bigger Role in Patent Calls
“Build, License, Buy or Steal?” For many businesses abundant R&D and patent filings provide a good foundation for innovation and sales freedom. But that may be
Innovative IP Models Generate Cash, Provide Alternatives
New Patent Businesses are Diverse and Well-Capitalized A wider range of intelligent businesses are achieving higher returns on patents by extracting direct profits or providing
Wall Street to Patents: "We Love You, Man"
IP Cash is King Right Now – JP Morgan analyst Paul Coster takes a long look at Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTG), a company that
Reputation Counts for Patent Portfolios, Holders
Patent “Brands” are Serious Business – IP pros and stakeholders share an embarrassing secret: both are generally in the dark when it comes to how patents generate
Legendary French Film Director Aids Music Pirate
“There are no Copyrights,” says Godard Few filmmakers have been more influential than Jean-Luc Godard. Godard directed such French New Wave classics as Breathless, Weekend and Band of