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 […]