Sources confirm that RPX has been the subject of a recent $800m bid, which so far has not elicited a response from… https://t.co/TPlDoDpbfb
Meanwhile, in the UK another UPC ratification hurdle is cleared (in truth, the only obstacle now is government reso… https://t.co/DTARkdwFQo
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RPX has been the subject of a recent takeover offer from a private consortium which values the defensive aggregator at around $800 million, according to two sources with knowledge of the offer. IAM understands that the firm’s board has yet to respond, although with a bid of $16.25 per share, a significant increase on the current price of around $12.80, shareholders might be tempted to...
US innovation rates could quadruple if women, low-earners and minorities effectively targeted, research finds
A new study claims that women, ethnic minorities, people from lower income backgrounds and from certain geographical regions are less likely to become inventors in the US. Increasing the rate of innovation among these groups could bear significant fruit, it states. Released last week, the study – Who Becomes an Inventor in America? The Importance of Exposure to Innovation...
Three new trade secret complaints show China is still very much in the semiconductor industry's crosshairs
Micron, Applied Materials and Taiwanese chipmaker Nanya are among the plaintiffs alleging trade secret misappropriation in new suits filed over the last week in the US and Taiwan. All complaints allege China to be the ultimate destination for stolen information related to various semiconductor technologies. The cases suggest that it is not just the US where we can expect to see an...
The rising number of companies in IAM’s Asia IP Elite group is testament to Asia’s growing interest in IP value creation. All were honoured at a special dinner during IPBC Asia in Tokyo, with a select few receiving awards for their achievements over the past year
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