By Patrick McBride, Senior Director of Patents Red Hat, Inc.
What is the best way for technology companies to protect themselves from patent aggression without discouraging open source innovation? Red Hat has worked on various approaches to this problem, including a substantial new revision of its Patent Promise.
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You’re a small or mid-sized business. Every month you pay about 1000 invoices. Your accountant tracks all these invoices, runs them through your AP system, then uploads roughly half of them — through an […]
The second quarter of 2017 brought us a bang and a fizzle. The bang was the large number of companies joining LOT. Our community continues to grow at a record pace, adding 34 new members including Volkswagen, Vizio, Salesforce, eBay, Net App, Tesla, Electronic Arts, […]
By Diane Lettelleir, JC Penney
For the last few decades, venue for patent infringement suits has generally been considered to be nationwide. With the rise of PAEs, one of the significant challenges faced by most defendants targeted by patent infringement litigation initiated by PAEs, is being […]
By Howard Skaist, Berkeley Law & Technology Group
This is the first article of a three-part series sharing some of Berkeley Law & Technology Group’s PATENTBUSTERS® tips. These tips suggest tools companies can use to efficiently devalue or invalidate an asserted patent, potentially saving time […]
In a single word, growth is what LOT Network has been experiencing this year. With the addition of industry leaders like Ant Financial, Alibaba, Daimler, Cisco, Udemy, CoreLogic, TCL, and over 20 start-ups, LOT Network has grown to 131 members. We are now able to permanently […]
By Maria Anderson, Mauricio Uribe, and Christie Matthaei
Prior to 2007, a finding of patent infringement also carried a high risk of a finding of willful infringement absent some form of prior mitigation by the defendant. Accordingly, a vast majority of companies addressed the […]