As lawyers with business backgrounds and engineering minds, we understand your business and product landscape. We help you appreciate the implications of your IP decisions and help guide your company through unique IP challenges like buying and selling patents, developing licensing programs, defending against patent assertions and creating a value-driven IP portfolio. We give direction to cutting-edge businesses that share our passion for new ideas, creative problem solving and forward motion.
Joining a defensive aggregator can be a complex decision and the return on investment can be one of the most difficult decision points. We present a financial model for LOT Network. It's being made available under the Creative Commons license.
Erik Oliver and Kent Richardson join LinkedIn's Sara Harrington, Vice President Legal IP, Product, Privacy, and Pierre Keeley, Director of Patents, to author the story of how LinkedIn connected its business needs with its patent strategy and fundamentally increased LinkedIn's freedom to operate. Over four years, LinkedIn built and bought more than 1,900 patents.
Our annual brokered market report is now available for download. We look at the average asking price for patents, who are the biggest buyers and sellers, which brokers are most active, and what happens after the patents are bought.
What's your chance of winning patent litigation with a patent you bought? In their Patently-O Patent Law Journal article, Professor Mark Lemley teams up with the Richardson Oliver Law Group to provide guidance.
Business Insider reports that Yahoo's patent portfolio could generate up to $3B. We disagree and we use data to show why. With an estimated street price of $772M (high of $1.15B, a low of $393M), Yahoo has a valuable asset, just not a $3B asset.
Kent specializes in patents and patent licensing, and has a track record of millions of dollars in patent licensing deals.
Erik helps businesses understand how to use their patent portfolios to support decisions that affect market position. Erik also provides clients with licensing, trademark and privacy advice.