Online consumer electronics retailer Newegg – which last month suffered defeat in an Eastern District of Texas patent case against Erich Spangenberg-backed NPE TQP – was lauded as a champion of the anti-‘troll’ cause when it prevailed in patent litigation ...
Jack Ellis, IAM Magazine | 10 Dec 2013
France Brevets, which was created in March 2011 with €100 million of backing from the French government and Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), has initiated legal action in both the US and Germany against LG Electronics and HTC alleging infringement of patents ...
Joff Wild, IAM Magazine | 09 Dec 2013
Not unexpectedly, the US House of Representatives gave its overwhelming approval to the Goodlatte Innovation Act last Thursday. So, what is a very flawed piece of legislation now heads to the Senate where it will be further debated and could end up being approved as early as the end of ...
Joff Wild, IAM Magazine | 08 Dec 2013
Non-practising entities continue to dominate the patent debate in the United States, but there is still little data shedding light on the scale of their activities or the strategies that they pursue
The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office has enacted the new version of the TW-Support Using the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Agreement Examination Programme in order to encourage patent applicants in Taiwan to use the PPH programme. The simplified support programme is expected to further support patent acquisition through the PPH agreements and promote international work sharing.
While patent pools can assist in
commercialising technology covered
by a patent thicket, they may not be as
effective in fostering new innovation
The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) is a non-profit organisation with an international membership of more than 3,200 technology managers and business executives. AUTM members — managers of intellectual property, one of the most active growth sectors of the global economy — come from more than 300 universities, research institutions and teaching hospitals, as well as numerous businesses and government organisations.