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Nokia is Well Positioned to Acquire and Monetize BlackBerry Patents

Fresh from its recent deal with Microsoft, Nokia may be well poised to acquire BlackBerry’s patent portfolio in whole or part, if the patents are made available for sale.  Nokia sold its Devices & Service business to Microsoft for EUR 3.79 billion, and licensed its utility patents for another EUR 1.65 billion, for a total […]

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Publicly Traded Patent Trolls Yield Impressive Returns With Significant Risk

With the reintroduction of the SHIELD Act last month, all eyes are once again focusing on patent holding companies and their effects on innovation. The increased litigious atmosphere in the wireless, internet, consumer electronics, and software industries has created opportunities for patent holding companies to create business models that rely solely on generating revenue from […]