IBM has sold over 15,000 patents since 1991. No company has bought more of them than Google. http://t.co/wE0CTJkuRk
Since 1991, IBM has sold over 15,000 patents, new research reveals. And Google is its best customer. http://t.co/ipY4zz09Pv
New research shows the radical shift in patent eligibility since Alice http://t.co/NzP3lGfZAg
There is no doubt that IBM has been a trailblazer in IP value creation – first as a pioneering patent and technology licensor beginning in the 1990s; and, more recently, as a significant source of patents for other companies looking to bolster their portfolios. Big Blue’s status as a leading deal driver has been laid bare in research by Maulin Shah, managing attorney of...
Lex Machina’s second annual review of the patent litigation landscape in the US is out today and the IAM blog has had an exclusive preview of what is a very comprehensive piece of work. The main headline figure for last year – that the number of new patent cases fell by more than a thousand – has been known since January. In fact, the downward trend in litigation rates in...
Japanese carmaker Mazda signed up to the License On Transfer Network (LOTNET) this week, demonstrating how the litigation risk reduction initiative is spreading its appeal to a diverse range of IP owners – and proving again that Japanese companies across the board are exploring new IP value creation opportunities. Under the LOTNET scheme, each member of the network agrees that when...
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