Snap’s S-1 filed last week provides further insight into the company’s patent portfolio. The S-1 states “[a]s of December 31, 2016, we had 328 issued patents and approximately 220 filed patent applications in the United States and foreign countries relating to our camera platform and other technologies. Our issued patents will expire between 2017 and […]
Alibaba filed for its much anticipated IPO on Tuesday. According to its F-1 filing, the company has 323 issued patents and 837 published patent applications in China, as well as 512 issued patents and 1,762 published applications in “various countries internationally” (Page 170). The filing does not delineate the specific international jurisdictions outside of […]
With Facebook’s IPO looming, many investors are asking whether Facebook has protected the technology that has allowed it become the world’s most popular social networking platform.