Monthly Archives: June 2013

June 28, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

FTC loses patience with patent trolls (Charlie Osborne /zdnet.com)

PIA’s Makin Sends Member Notice on Patent Trolling (whattheythink.com)

Fighting the Trolls – How Obama’s Orders Could Help or Hurt Innovation (Mike Hower / article-3.com)

Who Really Ignited Obama’s Move Against Patent Trolls? (Richard Levick / forbes.com)

It Takes a Village to Kill a Patent Troll – Part 2 with Rachael Lamkin (Gene Quinn / ipwatchdog.com)

Judge Shoots Down Busy Thin-Client ‘Patent Troll’ (Jason Mick /internetevolution.com)

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June 27, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

Patent troll that sues public transit systems gets hauled into court (Joe Mullin / arstechnica.com)

ITC launches pilot program to cut down on patent troll suits (Dara Kerr / news.cnet.com)

Congress looking to act on patent assertion entities (Mark Bohannon /opensource.com)

Patent Lawsuits Target Eight Banks (Tracy Kitten / govinfosecurity.com)

Judge Robinson Grants Defendants’ Motions To Dismiss Four Patent Infringement Actions Filed by Walker Digital Based on Lack of Standing (Gregory B. Williams / delawareintellectualproperty.foxrothschild.com)

The War against Patent Trolls has Just Begun (patentlyapple.com)

 

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June 26, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

FTC Will Probe “Patent Troll” Problem, But Won’t Sue Anyone (Jason Mick / dailytech.com)

Nintendo’s patent suit victory over IA Labs upheld by the U.S. Court of Appeals (Nicholas Greene / gamedynamo.com)

A $29 billion industry based on threats: It’s time for patent trolls to face the consequences (David Friend and Danielle Sheer / venturebeat.com)

HOW STARTUPS AND LAWMAKERS CAN COMBAT ABUSIVE PATENT LAWSUITS (Tom Risen / tech.co)

FTC preparing broadbased Section 6(b) cost-benefits analysis of patent assertion entities (Florian Mueller  / fosspatents.com)

Watch out, Intellectual Ventures: FTC to investigate patent-holding firms (Taylor Soper /geekwire.com)

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June 25, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

Chivas Regal Resists Offer Francis Ford Coppola Couldn’t Refuse (Susan Decker / businessweek.com)

Microsoft is Suing Android/Google/Motorola Again, This Time Through Intellectual Ventures (Updated) (Dr. Roy Schestowitz / techrights.org)

A Bullish Case For RPX: A Play On Patent Wars (Wei Chi Loh / seekingalpha.com)

Patent Troll Takes Fresh Stab at LG and Samsung (english.chosun.com)

FTC Plans Patent-Troll Probe (John Paczkowski / allthingsd.com)

An Honest, Law-Abiding Patent Troll? (Matt Asay /readwrite.com/)

UCHastings Institute for Innovation Law Patent Troll Expert Robin Feldman Available for Comment After FTC Chairwoman Ramirez Calls for Investigation (marketwire.com)

 

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June 24, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

Retailers are retailers, ‘not patent experts’ (J. CRAIG SHEARMAN / kpbj.com/business_daily)

Acacia Subsidiary Enters into Agreement with RPX Corporation (heraldonline.com)

Death By Lawsuit: SCO Resurrects And Insanity Is Restored (Matt Asay / readwrite.com)

Obama Sets Sights on NPEs (ipsolutionsblog.com)

What’s So Special About Patent Law, Judge Asks (Vanessa Blum / americanlawyer.com)

Intellectual Ventures sues Motorola Mobility, again (Josh Lowensohn / news.cnet.com)

Intellectual Ventures Sues Google/Motorola Mobility Yet Again, Using Highly Questionable Nokia Patents Mike Masnick / techdirt.com)

Acacia Subsidiary Enters into License Agreement with Citigroup Inc. (marketwatch.com)

 

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June 20, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

TBT!

NPE LAW: Behind every patent troll there’s a greedy lawyer!

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June 19, 2013 Non-Practicing Entity Newsclips

Patents: Obama declares war on the patent trolls (Alun Williams / electronicsweekly.com)

Acacia Research Upgraded to “Neutral” at Zacks (ACTG) mideasttime.com)

Q&A: Skadden’s patent litigation head on damages and de novo review (Erin Geiger Smith / newsandinsight.thomsonreuters.com)

Why Silicon Valley likes Obama’s patent troll offensive (Vivek Wadhwa / washingtonpost.com)

Intellectual Ventures and Atmel Enter License Agreement (intellectualventures.com/)

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