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.

On Deceptive Apps and Practices: Unmasking the ACT App(le) Association

On July 1, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), under the…

The DOJ Antitrust Division: Regulatory Capture at the Expense of U.S. Interests

I am very pleased that my latest article on how Big Tech has…

The IEEE Ill-Advised 2015 IP Policy Continues to Fail

The IEEE's spectacularly misguided 2015 revisions to its…

Why the DOJ’s latest IEEE move is a giveaway to Big Tech at the expense of US technology leadership

I am very pleased that today IAM published my opinion piece on…

New Publication in The Licensing Journal

I am very pleased that my piece "A Compulsory 'License to All'…

Efficient Infringer Smacked by the EDVA – Will the Federal Circuit Finally Draw a Line in the Sand?

After a bench trial, the Eastern District of Virginia found…

Apple Throws an Ally under the Bus Again – The Case of the IEEE

Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Justice issued an updated…
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…