LOT Network in the News

Media 2017-07-14T16:15:24+00:00

Is the patent licensing market dead?

IP Dealmakers 2017 will take place from November 15-17, 2017, at the Apella at 450 East 29th Street, New York, NY. The Keynote Speaker this year will be Dr. Lulin Gao, the Founding Commissioner […]

Fintechs should get tough on patent assertion entities

Fintech firms should take a more aggressive approach to filing and acquiring patents to defend against patent assertion entities, Toronto patent lawyer Aaron Edgar tells AdvocateDaily.com.

A recent story by ITBusiness.ca reported that Vancouver startup FI.SPAN and banking giant […]

How Open Source and Proprietary IP Can Co-Exist

Open source software imparts a number of benefits, including decreasing product development time, distributing development across a community and attracting developers to your organization. However, some organizations shy away from it due to perceived risks […]

Cisco Systems Pushes Back against Patent Trolls

Taking on patent trolls
Earlier this year, Cisco Systems (CSCO) joined LOT1 Network, a nonprofit alliance originally forged by Alphabet’s (GOOGL) Google as a long-term defense against patent trolls. Patent trolls are individuals or businesses […]

Why we stepped up to the patent troll problem

Entrepreneurs don’t pour all their energy into building startups just to have a patent assertion entity (PAE, or “patent troll”) attack them with patents of questionable quality. That is, unfortunately, a very common patent […]

Mondaq: Lot Network

width=In a previous blog post, we briefly discussed the LOT Network’s initiative in in the fight against patent assertion entities (PAEs), more commonly known as patent trolls. Since the publication of that post, the LOT Network […]