Are some Chinese companies starting to lose patience with efficient infringers?

At least the big Western ones it would seem, if this recent shouting match is anything to go by.

http://www.iam-media.com/blog/Detail.aspx?g=b32c51a8-1d63-434c-aa33-da90e8412753&from=timeline&isappinstalled=0

Extreme anti-patent assertion company, Kapersky a major security risk?

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/04/opinion/kapersky-russia-cybersecurity.html

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/08/31/kaspersky_handles_patent_trolls/

Brazilian Patent Office may soon automatically grant over a quarter million backlogged patent applications

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/after-years-waiting-yours-or-your-competitor-s-patent-application-may-quickly-issue

Google’s strong hold over think tanks and opinion makers, while well known to insiders is still disturbing

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/posteverything/wp/2017/08/30/zephyr-teachout-google-is-coming-after-critics-in-academia-and-journalism-its-time-to-stop-them/?utm_term=.185567bfc896

 

Disturbing admission from the USPTO on how it stacks the deck against patent owners disfavored by the Director

The war over venue and the EDTX

The war over venue and the EDTX continues with a new case apparently limiting the scope of  TC Heartland and quick rebuke of Judge Gilstrap in Congress:

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Is this a sign of a more restrained approach to come on FRAND from anti-trust regulators?

Is this a sign of a more restrained approach to come on FRAND from anti-trust regulators?  Read the article.

Very important new EU study on the importance of trade secrets

A very important new EU study on the importance of trade secrets to innovation and the economy was just published. Read the article.