General Motors and Honda have become the latest members of the growing LOT Network, the Google-led patent initiative that aims to combat so-called litigious ‘patent trolls’.
Honda Motor Co Ltd (NYSE:HMC) And General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) Join Patent Pact Led By Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) and Honda Motor Co Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:HMC) are the latest vehicle manufacturers to become part of a team of tech firms that use licenses to keep off patent assertion entities.
Detroit is afraid of patent trolls.
In another sign of the growing ties between Detroit and Silicon Valley, more automakers are joining a network of primarily tech companies that use licenses to ward off so-called “patent trolls.” The trolls, […]
Time was the Eastern District of Texas was the global center for patent litigation. Companies from around the world went — or were dragged — to the tiny East Texas city of Marshall to slug it out in […]
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Recently, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Director Michelle Lee talked about releasing its APIs for patent data into the wild. What does this really mean?
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It looks as though Nissan has become the latest member of the License On Transfer (LOT) Network. The website of the defensive alliance, whose members pledge to grant a licence to all other members anytime they transfer a […]
In Return of the Jedi, Yoda tells Luke “Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will.”
Luckily for me, this didn’t apply to the patent world.
Law360, New York (May 20, 2016, 11:33 AM ET) —
The patent wars that rage in the tech industry are full of high stakes and high drama: Corporations engage in messy, drawn-out fights and small companies find themselves […]