Sector: Security Systems

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Unified’s $3bn PTAB report will make eyes roll - but dismiss it at your peril

Study claims that Board has led to an increase in business activity in the US and looks set to influence policy discussions

26 June 2020

Finjan fielded interest from a range of bidders before Fortress deal was announced

Interest in the NPE went as high as $5.10 per share before market conditions and then covid prompted a sharp reduction in offers

25 June 2020

After years of decline, US patent litigation is trending up again

Month-by-month breakdown shows Q2 is set to see a jump in new district court filings as rights owners respond to changed climate

24 June 2020

Stanford academics have a US patent reform proposal and it's not about 101

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette and Heidi Williams argue that changes around hypothetical results, patent ownership and term uniformity could be implemented relatively easily

22 June 2020

Transparency may be a problem with the European patent system – trolls aren’t

A new report reveals that it is often tough to identify the real holders of IP in Europe, but claims that bad-faith NPEs are migrating from the US are tough to sustain

22 June 2020

China-focused NPE iPEL notches first public settlement

Deal with Extreme Networks comes as company promises to escalate campaign against Netgear. The California-based licensing firm owns hundreds of former Huawei and ZTE patents

22 June 2020

The advantages and disadvantages of WIPO PROOF

The World Intellectual Property Organization rolled out its new timestamping solution in May and while it has a lot going for it, there are downsides too

19 June 2020

Conditions may be right for another Intellectual Ventures, says Kevin Rivette

In exclusive interview, the long-time IP rainmaker goes in-depth on the problems of the $5,000 patent in a downturn and the power of a narrative in ensuring you’re ready to build value

17 June 2020

The University of California builds its patent portfolio, but not its royalty returns

The world-renowned school has seen its licensing income stall and that could force it to take a more aggressive line in securing ROI

15 June 2020

USPTO data points to drop in patent filings in April and May

“These trends are troubling,” Iancu tells legislators as growing economic uncertainty adds to financial pressures on agency

11 June 2020

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