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...And For Our Next Patent, A Portal To Narnia!

Twitter debates are my favorite, and I fell sideways into one last week, as opposed to starting one jumping in with both feet like I normally do.   477 more words

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In surprise stance, venture capital trade group opposes patent reform

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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Patent values are hit by uncertainty; operating co buying overtakes NPE

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

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Does Google's patent buying experiment put it in competition w/ Intellectual Ventures and RPX?

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

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Choose To Chance The Rapids, Dare To Dance The Tide

No matter how I feel about his policy not to sell on iTunes, and I feel fairly strongly about it, you gotta love Garth Brooks.   648 more words

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Chris Hull of Life360 Beats AGIS, Necessitating A Second 'Dear Piece of Shit' Letter

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

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Professors At Stanford Do Not Have Coffee Together, Study Shows

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

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