Better than one-in-four of the patents offered to Google for purchase as a result of its Patent Purchase Promotion in May were acquired by the search engine. 334 more words
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The PIPEX intellectual property sector stock index fell more than twice as much as the S&P 500 as the effects of the Alice and IPRs, in combination with a correcting stock market, came into play. 378 more words
The latest attempt by Congress to curb the problem of “patent trolls” is on the ropes yet again, and this time the opposition is coming from an unlikely source: The National Venture Capital Association, a trade group which is taking steps to water down patent reform legislation, even though many of its members are vocal advocates for it. 683 more words
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 is the glue that binds weaker patents to cheaper ones. 351 more words