Opinion: Can Post-Grant Reviews Limit Patent Trolls?
On the first day of summer, the US Supreme Court handed down the decision in the case of Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee.The ruling affirmed the new practice of post-grant reviews of patents that are already granted—which could have broad implications for patent owners, especially Non-Practicing Entities (NPEs), including so-called “patent trolls.”
Opinion: Build an Innovation-Driven-Culture For Lasting Success, Part Two
It helps to know that there are no silver bullets or magic lists to follow, only environments where innovation is more likely to occur. So by developing a culture that fosters creativity and innovation, you will be more likely to be innovative. Sound simple…? It will help you to always talk to and observe your customers, with a singular focus on solving their problems.
Opinion: Build an Innovation-Driven-Culture for Lasting Success, Part One
Innovation is the lifeblood to any organization’s continued success. It helps overcome the many challenges that organizations face in the form of global competition to rapid changes in technology, changing demographics, an aging population, etc. China’s rise as THE global innovation powerhouse is forcing other nations to adapt and respond QUICKLY.
Technology Marketing in the Digital Age: Portray Your Thought Leadership With a Data Sheet
What’s a data sheet? Basically it’s yesterday’s newsletter, at one time printed and mailed. Today, most organization’s newsletters are digital and a new trend is to call them data sheets. I subscribe to and read several data sheets (see below), and have noticed that more and more B2B IT organizations are starting to use these to portray themselves as thought leaders in their respective industries.
SPONSORED POST: After Years of Growing Ubiquity of Convertible Notes, a Return to Priced Equity Rounds
After years of increasing acceptance of and reliance on convertible note financings as a mechanism for funding early-stage companies, we have noted a clear emerging trend away from such transactions (and others like them, including SAFEs (Simple Agreements for Future Equity) and KISSes (Keep it Simple Securities) that defer determination of valuation at the time of the financing in favor of a return to priced equity rounds.