The use of open source software has become increasingly ubiquitous across a growing number of industries — it is fast becoming the very foundation of cloud computing. An increasing number of companies in a variety of industries ranging from automobiles to banks to consumer products are now contributing to, distributing and using open source software […]
Scottsdale, Arizona-based Open Design Alliance (ODA) was founded in 1998 to provide the engineering industry with a standard solution for .dwg interoperability. They are a non-profit technology consortium of more than 1,200 global companies where members share the cost of development for complex projects by developing solutions for far less money than any single […]
COVID-19 has dramatically impacted all of our lives, both personally and professionally. We at LOT Network would like to extend our deepest condolences for those that have lost family or co-workers in this pandemic.
Companies and communities are being asked for so much right now. Whether it’s working from home or changing the way we do […]
Patents provide the owner thereof the right to exclude others from practicing the patented invention for a limited period of time. In exchange for this right, a patent applicant must demonstrate that the invention is a significant contribution to the relevant state of the art, and the patent application must publicly disclose the invention in […]
DevOps teams can get bogged down with cumbersome code, systems integration, out-of-date tools, or simply the time demands technology and a company’s ever evolving tech configuration create. While tech stability and improvement are essential to progress and achievement, developers can get stuck in the mire […]
As Seen in Law.com: Technology transforming the in-house legal department at banks: a call to action
Across the globe, today’s leading financial institutions are making massive investments into technology and IT development. Why? To create best-in-class technology platforms, payment processing capabilities and financial systems that deliver digital solutions today’s customers have come to expect. It is clear that the world of financial services […]
Every business plan involves a degree of risk. For some it is uncertainty about the viability of the product, while for others it is a risk of competition from other organizations making profitability an uncertain proposition. For many of the world’s farmers, however, the risk to their […]
When you’re caught up in the day-to-day business of moving things forward, it’s easy to lose sight of accomplishments. It was in this way that a significant milestone — LOT Network’s membership reaching 500 members — caught us nearly by surprise. We are very proud of our community, which now counts Disney, Meituan Dianping, Centerpoint […]
IP strategy can be a significant challenge for any business. Maintaining records, keeping track of patent status and identifying potential acquisitions and divestitures can be difficult to handle. Some organizations prefer to grow their patent profile organically through internal innovation, while others prefer a more acquisition-based approach for technological progress.
There are a staggering number of […]
This was the question asked at the IAM IP in Auto conference and at the Cipher Roundtable the following day. The roundtable was conducted under the Chatham House Rule, but the automotive OEM and supplier perspective is fascinating, even without attribution.
Before we share the findings, take a moment to consider a range of possible answers […]