This week the Department of Justice issued a business review letter (BRL) relating to Avanci’s proposed 5G licensing platform for patents declared as potentially essential owned by its globally diverse thirty eight licensors. In direct contrast to creative claims attempted by Continental, Robert Bosch, Bury, Gemalto and Daimler in their antitrust complaint to the European […]
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It seems that Unified Patent’s year plus PR campaign (see) against HEVC assets in the US has run out of steam. While their COO’s incoherent rants about Velos Media may be amusing, as I detailed earlier the campaign was misguided and rife with factual errors. Velos, whose members include BlackBerry, Ericsson, Panasonic, Qualcomm, Sharp, and […]
As I have documented elsewhere, Apple, for quite a long time has been engaged in a sophisticated long-term quest to devalue (p7) standard essential patents (“Essential Patents”). This strategy is aimed at reducing, if not eliminating, payment for proprietary technology that runs Apple’s products but is developed by other companies, and Apple regularly utilizes fake […]
Over the course of my 20+ years practicing law, I have had the honor of working with many individuals at the cutting edge of all aspects of intellectual property. I consider myself very lucky that most of these folks, in addition to being luminaries in the industry, are good people and have welcomed me into […]
My talk for PatSnap is available here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChQYjVMamu0
My talk for PatSnap is available here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFnxo_1Tt_0
My talk for PatSnap is available here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjgdgRy47Ms
My presentation for PatSnap is available here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWrcfuYyRHU
This article continues our prior discussion of identifying trade secrets. So much for the case law. But what is a trade secret owner to do — both in the case and proactively before the case commences — in light of these holdings? What follows are some practical steps.
Previously we addressed some of the key omissions in Unified Patents’ article “FRAND SCAM.” This post discusses the article’s failure to address the heavy criticism of the royalty calculations in the TCL decision forms the basis for the key arguments in the article. For a long time industry analysts have criticized the TCL decision on […]