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Troll and Grasshopper Control

Chief Judge of the CAFC, Randall R. Rader, dropped a gem when he characterized, the GRASSHOPPER, as, “the entity that is quick to steal the ‘inventor-ant’s’ work and research investment because he did no work himself and the winter of … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs: The Man Who Would Be King

Just as jousting with the 800 pound gorilla, Microsoft, is almost pointless without Bill Gates at the helm,  jousting with Apple without Steve Jobs won’t be nearly as much fun.  Apart from issues with his health, for which I am … Continue reading

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Battle of the Titans

So, Google, the wallflower at the Nortel dance decides to buy Motorola for 12.5 billion dollars.  This is good news for those holding patents in the mobile handset space.  At 17,000 patents, this works out to $735,000 per patent, plus … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just About the Patents, It’s About the Inventors

Missing in the recent controversy about the Apple/Microsoft consortium on the acquisition to 6,000 patents and patent applications in a bankruptcy auction of Nortel assets, is the absence of any mention of inventors. This is likely in keeping with the … Continue reading

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