IP-based revenue is the future of Japanese industry, says the JPO's new top man https://t.co/8t20oKafOn
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In first public remarks, new JPO commissioner heralds patent transfer and licensing as future of Japanese industry
The new man in charge at the Japan Patent Office (JPO) this week addressed the world IP community for the first time, and his comments signaled that the use of patents to generate revenue will continue to be pushed from the highest levels of government in the country. Yoshinori Komiya was appointed to the post on June 17th, replacing the retiring Hitoshi Ito. The new commissioner’s...
Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer held out the possibility of the company becoming one of the largest non-practising entities in the world on a conference call with analysts yesterday. Her comments came shortly after it was confirmed that Verizon was buying the fallen internet giant’s core business for $4.83 billion. While that deal will involve the bulk of Yahoo!’s traditional...
These are difficult times for patent owners, as well as the firms that service them. The pinch is being felt far beyond the United States which, with a string of recent Supreme Court decisions, legislative reforms and a general sway towards anti-patent sentiment in politics and the press, is seen as the primary source of the malady. Like most whose business models rely on the...
Patent owners and companies defending against accusations of patent infringement should take into account the heightened risk for fee-shifting awards in the wake of the Octane and Highmark decisions
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