Posts Tagged: patent pool


A Poor History of Wright Brothers Concludes they were Patent Trolls

In the first sentence of the entire article, the author falls prey to a misconception often parroted by those with anti-patent viewpoints, namely that patent protection is …

Innovation is a Terrible Thing To Waste

Given the complexity of many technologies, the rapidly changing nature of global markets, and the legal complexities in establishing worldwide licensing programs, it should come as no …
By Sabina Brufani
3 years ago 0

Landscape 2013: Who are the Players in the IP Marketplace?

The latest statistics show that the cumulative value of U.S. intellectual property is approximately $5.8 trillion (or 48.4% of GDP), and each year over half a million patent …
By Raymond Millien
7 years ago 2

Defensive Patent Pools: There are Surprisingly Few Options

Unlike NPEs, defensive patent pools entities do not (at least initially) seek to generate revenues. Rather, they charge admission fees into the pool to fund IP acquisitions …
By Raymond Millien
7 years ago 1

Patent Pooling Is an Effective Tool for IP Monetization

When the media paints images of all patents being bad they are doing a disservice to the industry and ignoring the good that has come from patented …
By William J. Lenihan
7 years ago 1

America’s First Patent Thicket: Sewing Machine War of the 1850s

The story of the invention and development of the sewing machine challenges these two assumptions insofar as it is a story of a patent thicket in an …
By Adam Mossoff
7 years ago 65

The Role for Open Source in Paradigm Shifting Innovation

There is an important role that open source could play moving forward, and that role is to set the foundation of innovation and technology, which is no …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 104