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
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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
On Friday May 8 Google will launch a two week experiment in acquiring patents from mainly small businesses and inventors.
Directly, or indirectly, the Patent Purchase Promotion (PPP) 601 more words
I know the Life 360 app because my husband installed it on my iPhone prior to a trip to NYC. I went there because first of all, New York City is the best place ever for short visits where you don’t mind not seeing the sky and are comfortable standing out like a sore thumb because you’re from Texas and bring your boot bling with you everywhere. 625 more words
A few weeks ago (was it days ago? I can’t remember..between all the rain and gloomy clouds in the Houston area for the past FOREVER AND A DAY and the time change and Robert DeNiro being sick, I can’t figure out which way is up these days) some guys at Stanford published a paper about how… 786 more words
Tech patents have been the trolls’ bailiwick for a long time now and don’t you think they’re getting a little sick of the same ol’, same ol’? 859 more words