All about the Big Technology companies (Tech’s Frightful Five) – Apple, Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft and their allies including Intel and Cisco and how they are using their outsized economic might to influence legal and political policy with special focus on patents and SEPs from David L Cohen on the Kidon IP Blog.

hidden apple the ACT App Association

The ACT | APPLE Association Charade

Apple and the Fearsome five are doing it again.   The same…
Bitten Apple, Apple’s CORE Hypocrisy

Apple’s CORE Hypocrisy – Setting a World Record in Late Disclosure

Apple in a quest to devalue SEP As I have documented elsewhere,…
The IEEE 2015 Patent Policy

The IEEE 2015 Patent Policy – A Natural Experiment in Devaluing Technology

  While most are unlikely to be familiar with the…
My Next Trick: Magical Royalty Stacking Coins!

The SEP Royalty Stacking Myth – Apple Calls Its Own Bluff

If you follow statements of antitrust  agencies the world…
The poisined Apple

A Rotten Apple Standard

Well it finally happened.  Notwithstanding the settlement…

Unified Patent’s UnFRANDly Jihad or Trolling at the PTAB

  After a period of skeptical acquiescence, anti-trust…
Tech’s Frightful Five (Apple, Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft)

Tech’s Frightful Five and Their Allies Come to Brussels

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Over the past 100 years corporate America has become quite…

Smallest Saleable Patent Practicing Unit (SSPPU) – Another Court Affirms the Obvious

In the topsy-turvy world of Standard Essential…