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The Golden Age of Patents is Over

President Obama signed the so-called “America Invents Act” on Friday, September 16, 2011.  After a Senate vote of 89 – 9, with two Senators not voting, H. R. 1249 was passed to the President, who enthustiastically endorsed the Leahy-Smith America … Continue reading

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HP Folds the Cards

I read the news today, oh boy.  According to Bloomberg News, Hewlett-Packard Co. is considering spinning off its PC division and that it will discontinue products that run webOS software.  The kill on the HP TouchPad comes about two months … 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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