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June 30

Consolidation in the PIPCO market has been mooted for a while. It may soon actually start to happen. http://t.co/zb2dqlIdF4

June 30

Excellent article from @colleen_chien pointing out that patents don't have to be exclusionary. They can enable too. http://t.co/Pps0mVgp2R

June 30

A tipping point for the #PIPCO market perhaps http://t.co/RJ1sDMTQKC

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30 Jun 2015
We may now be reaching the point when PIPCO deals begin to take place

Half-way through 2015, it’s clear that this has not been an easy six-months for most in the public IP company (PIPCO) market. Even Marathon, once the darling of the sector, has been hit, with its share price currently just under $3 (compared with a 52-week high of $9.73). Acacia, one of the largest players, has seen its stock drop below $9, close to its low for the year. The...

29 Jun 2015
NPE assertion campaign using LG patents may mark the dawn of a new reality for Korean corporates

An entity named Evolved Wireless last week launched lawsuits against a number of major companies claiming that they are infringing several of its patents which were previously owned by LG Electronics. The assertion campaign could well signal a new, more aggressive approach from the South Korean company as it attempts to increase returns from its extensive patent portfolio - and may be quid...

28 Jun 2015
Two big developments last week mean that Europe's unitary patent system may be up and running next year

There were two big pieces of news concerning the European unitary patent and the unified patent court (UPC) last week – one potential, the other actual. On Wednesday the IP Kat blog had a major scoop when it revealed that the UK IP Office had released the following brief statement about the UK’s ratification of the UPC Agreement: The Government is committed to this project and...

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