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March 04

Do people who claim @ChrisCoons STRONG Act is a "stalking horse for trolls" actually have anything serious to say about US patent reform?

March 04

Fiorina - greater complexity in patent law does not benefit individual inventor or start-up who are engines of innovation and growth in US

March 04

Ex-HP CEO Carly Fiorina - Some of our greatest inventors would be patent trolls under Innovation Act–we're fixing problems that don’t exist.

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04 Mar 2015
Our unique event for and about NPEs takes place in New York next week; just a handful of delegate places remain

There are now just a handful of delegate places let for NPE 2015 – The Business of Responsible Licensing, which is taking place in New York’s Financial District next Thursday, 12th March. Close to 200 people have now confirmed they will attend the event. Among them are senior executives from many of the best-known publicly and privately owned non-practising entities, as...

03 Mar 2015
A letter to Congress on patent reform from 51 IP academics is powerful, but omits many key points

Yesterday a group of 51 prominent academics who specialise in the study of intellectual property wrote to members of the US Congress to argue that there is a large body of empirical evidence demonstrating that patent reform is necessary. “Over the last five years,” they state, “academic researchers have published over two dozen empirical studies on patent litigation and its...

03 Mar 2015
Nokia devices making a comeback due to IP-based collaboration with Hon Hai

Last week, this blog reported on Hon Hai (Foxconn) chairman Terry Guo’s suggestion that the company had been guilty of profligate patenting. Henceforth, he said, Hon Hai’s focus will be on filing fewer applications of higher quality. Speaking during a Lunar New Year ceremony at Hon Hai’s Taipei headquarters, Guo also touched upon a number of other subjects, including the...

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