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March 31

New patent legislation could be a catalytic event for public IP sector says leading analyst #PIPCO #IP #patents http://t.co/gk16RYlzch

March 31

$37 million asset write-down at $DSS; changes in US patent law cited. Will others do this? They probably should. http://t.co/Yxa9zhH5q6

March 31

Despite Tesla, it's Asian companies, not US or European ones, that lead the way with royalty-free patent licences. http://t.co/gm2azK3PeV

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31 Mar 2015
With so much fear surrounding the PIPCO sector, now is the time to be greedy, says leading IP investor

Mark Argento is a founding partner of boutique investment bank Lake Street Capital Markets and one of the leading analysts of public IP companies (PIPCOs). The businesses he covers include Acacia Research, TiVo, Unwired Planet and Vringo. He recently spoke at our NPE2015 event and we decided to catch-up with Mark for a more in-depth interview on his views of the IP sector. How did you come...

31 Mar 2015
Asian companies lead the way in royalty-free patent licence strategies

Seoul-based Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of the Korean port city of Changwon that will see it share its patents and knowhow relating to liquefied natural gas (LNG) engine technology with local businesses. DSME – one of the world’s largest shipbuilding concerns, with its main shipyard in Korea...

30 Mar 2015
No ifs, no buts - it is time to shine a bright and permanent light on the full workings of the EPO

When senior managers of the European Patent Office (EPO) decided to issue a public statement denying that it had breached the human rights of staff, it was the clearest indication yet that there has been a complete breakdown in the relationship between them and at least some of their employees. Dated 18th March and running under the headline “No, the EPO is not violating...

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