The social media giant - whose IP group is headed up by former Google patent chief Allen Lo - bought five of the six patents it is now asserting in a counter-suit against the Canadian company in July and August
A new report from CB Insights examining the state of the market for cloud computing infrastructure as a service has found that while Amazon gained an early lead in the field, Microsoft and Google are catching up fast.
The annual report on IP litigation statistics from China’s top court showed that patent suits continued to increase across the board – no surprise there for IAM readers. One of the more striking findings, however, was that litigation is growing… Read more
Facebook has hired Google patent data analytics specialist Jeremiah Chan as its new head of patents. The move follows the social media giant’s poaching of the search giant’s patent head Allen Lo last August to be its head of IP.
At Google Chan was… Read more
Approximately 35% of Qualcomm patents cite Nokia assets, research commissioned by IAM has uncovered. In a deep-dive into the Finnish company’s portfolio, published exclusively for subscribers yesterday, other information revealed by the team of… Read more
Dropbox has been surfing a patent filing and acquisition wave in the run-up to its initial public offering (IPO), according to data compiled for IAM by a group of leading patent and technology analysis firms. The company has been especially active… Read more
In recent years IBM has been in the patent headlines more often for its iron grip on the top spot of the annual US patent grant numbers and its habit of selling assets, quite often to start-ups in need of a pre-IPO IP boost. What is sometimes lost…
Twitter found itself on the wrong end of an infringement lawsuit late last month when an entity called Digi Portal accused the social media company of infringing on one of its patents.
According to a recent RPX newsletter, Digi Portal is an… Read more
Based on different continents and very different in size, Microsoft and Fractus are united by a sophisticated understanding of IP value which is delivering tangible results. Others would be well advised to heed their example Read more