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In the News: Intellectual Ventures sends message

Patent aggregation and investment firm Intellectual Ventures (IV) has been through its fair share of ups and downs over the past few years. It has begun to edge closer to positive returns for its shareholders, has successfully spun out a number of businesses and has...

Forbes: Who Is Better for Innovations: Trump or Clinton?

Forbes: Who Is Better For Innovators: Trump or Clinton? by: David M. Pridham If anyone doubts the importance of the next president in setting technology and innovation policies that will affect every business as well as the U.S. and global economies, one has to look...

How To Tap Your Company’s Hidden Wealth

Forbes: How To Tap Your Company’s Hidden Wealth By: David M. Pridham Corporate Wealth: what if I told you that more than 80% of your company’s wealth was invisible — literally invisible to managers and shareholders? You might think I was nuts, right? But it’s...

Will Pokemon Go Be Stopped by Patent Courts?

Forbes: Will Pokemon Go Be Stopped by Patent Courts? by: David Pridham Is there a Pokemon hiding in the patent courts? If you’ve seen mobs of people walking the streets with eyes glued to their smartphones, then you know that Pokemon Go has become a huge phenomenon...

Forbes: Buyer Beware in Yahoo Patent Sale

Forbes: Buyer Beware in Yahoo! Patent Sale by: David Pridham   As Yahoo YHOO +0.76%  prepares to auction nearly 3,000 of its patents, some commentators say it could generate more than $1 billion. A few even believe it could fetch up to $3 billion. But those...

Bloomberg BNA: Non-Practicing Entities Face Financial Woes

Intellectual Property Law Resource Center Non-Practicing Entities Face Financial Woes – our own David Pridham weighs in   by Joseph Marks June 20 — This April, just over three years after Unwired Planet Inc. executives closed a patent deal they expected...