Posts Tagged: interview


Demonizing monetizers undermines the patent system

Phil Hartstein is the President and CEO of Finjan Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNJN)... On January 6, 2015, I interviewed Hartstein, which appears below. We had a wide ranging and …
7 months ago 5

To patent or not to patent? The market reality for software patents

If you have any software patent that is essentially a software version of a human practice — something that was done in human practice — and you decide to …
7 months ago 2

Creating start-up success in an anti-patent climate

They use early IPOs as an alternative to traditional venture funding. But one of the things that the investors place a huge importance on is a very …
8 months ago 1

Working toward settlement where reasonably possible

It’s important, particularly for technology companies in fast moving industries, to keep their eyes focused on the future and competing in the marketplace rather than focused …
8 months ago 2

Helping start-ups turn ideas into valuable assets

The first thing we do is we assess the idea. And when we assess the idea we verify that the idea can lead to the creation of …
8 months ago 4

Exclusive Interview with Doug Croxall of Marathon Patent Group

Doug Croxall is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marathon Patent Group, which is a patent acquisition and licensing company. I met Croxall in New York City …
9 months ago 0

Rewriting Patent Law by Judicial Decision – A Conversation with Sherry Knowles

KNOWLES: "We are seeing a strong anti-innovation sentiment in the U.S. not just on the issue of obviousness but also on patent eligibility. We’re seeing …
9 months ago 6

Toward a More Favorable Patent System: European Patent Reform

Sherry Knowles: "If a company identifies a weak patent now, it might file an inter partes review or post grant review at the U.S. Patent Office. …
9 months ago 0

Exclusive Interview with Jaime Siegel of Acacia Research

Siegel: "I think this effort to destroy the value of intellectual property is a bigger wet towel on innovation. When startup companies, after they get their angel …
10 months ago 3

The Software Patent Problem: Not Emphasizing the Technological Contribution of the Innovation

LEMLEY: "People have been writing claims that don’t emphasize the technological contribution of the innovation. And I think that’s part of the problem. And I …
12 months ago 17

The Ramifications of Alice: A Conversation with Mark Lemley

LEMLEY: "I think Alice is a real sea change on the patentable subject matter issue. I’ve heard a lot of folks talk about how Alice doesn’…
1 year ago 26

Creating Software Obviously Isn’t Easy – Part 3 with Bob Zeidman

"[F]or a living I reverse engineer code and testify in court. Yet I could not reverse engineer this code. Every time I touched it to make …
1 year ago 11