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  • Nokia Oyj (NOK) Rajeev Suri on Q2 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript [View article]
    A very large amount of revenue that Nokia can claim rests with the success of Vringo(NASDAQ; VRNG) patent infringement claims against ZTE Corp. Nokia stands to gain 20% of the earnings as Nokia licensed those patents to Vringo under terms.

    Now ZTE of China in Federal Court documents Friday in the Southern District of New York in Discovery Documents stated they would engage in tactics to manipulate Vringo share price to produce a lower Royalty.

    I have filed a request on White House. Gov to ask the Obama administration to investigate ZTE for Securities manipulation of a US Company. Please sign my petition.

    US Corps deserve fair and equal access to US Financial Markets.
    Aug 2, 2015. 09:57 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo V. ZTE: Shares Undervalued, Manipulation And Pressure Tactics Headline SDNY Battle [View article]
    Enough is Enough. I submitted a petition to the White House today to have the DOJ and SEC investigate ZTE for Securities manipulation. If you agree sign the petition. If not read Fridays discovery.

    Aug 1, 2015. 04:24 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo +15.7%; company demands ZTE produce all "responsive documents" [View news story]
    Enough is enough. I've launched a petition to the Whitehouse to require the Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate ZTE for Securities Manipulation. If you have doubts read the discovery that was submitted Friday to Federal SDNY.

    Sign the petition if you agree.
    Aug 1, 2015. 04:21 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo V. ZTE: Shares Undervalued, Manipulation And Pressure Tactics Headline SDNY Battle [View article]
    Like Ericsson (ERIC:Nasdaq) ZTE will eventually settle with Vringo. The financing last year accounted for this expenditure. The NDRC NDA lawsuit could be escalating a faster settlement.

    No one (other than Ericsson) has come close to what Vringo has accomplished with ZTE.
    Jul 28, 2015. 05:21 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • ZTE Fails To Break Vringo's Injunction In Romania; Key Assembly Plants Effected [View instapost]
    Nokia never successfully forced injunctions on ZTE, nor did they win in the UK or Germany as Vringo has done. There's no doubt that Vringo has been more successful litigating ZTE than Nokia ever was.

    Keep in mind Vringo has won in the UK and its only a matter of months before a determination of damages is awarded. Many feel that this will far exceed what Vringo could have collected by just doing a Global License, and through a settlement, essentially forgiving years of infringement as it pertains to the UK.
    Jul 10, 2015. 12:37 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Worlds +33.5%; Markman ruling arrives for Activision suit [View news story]
    Congrats to Thom Kidrin CEO Worlds for a great Markman Result. Looking forward to trial dates next month. More to follow.
    Jun 29, 2015. 09:32 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo Sends Strong Message To SCOTUS And Google With Writ Of Certiorari And Why Shares Could Pop [View article]

    I'm flying later today and have some airport time. Maybe SA or Benzinga.

    Jun 2, 2015. 02:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo Sends Strong Message To SCOTUS And Google With Writ Of Certiorari And Why Shares Could Pop [View article]

    Ultimately everyone on this board wants a GVR. The question is will they get it?

    I can think of one case that matches Vringo's well- and I'd love to see Dan or Steve comment to it on this forum.
    Jun 2, 2015. 12:48 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo: Thoughts On Q1 Earnings, The Cash Situation And Why Shares Are Undervalued [View article]

    China is protecting ZTE as they have a vested interest as shareholders. That protection may extend as influence among law firms but the recent failures at SDNY and other Federal Venues suggest its not performing well.

    Delisting from NASDAQ Capital Markets to NASDAQ OTC will be unnoticed by most, if not all investors (the Stock Symbol doesn't change). Most funds that apportion to the Russell Microcap have set rules that deny under $1 equities regardless.

    May 28, 2015. 12:22 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo: Thoughts On Q1 Earnings, The Cash Situation And Why Shares Are Undervalued [View article]

    The SCOTUS Appeal is the most compelling short-term reason to own this stock.

    Historically all major highs were reached on the District Court decisions. Likewise the Court of Appeals (13th Circuit) delivered the lows.

    Should SCOTUS order Oral Arguments or issue a GVR, Vringo's market capitalization would easily exceed all previous highs.

    This equates to a 60 cents stock with the potential to exceed $5-12 in a short term window of less than 90 days. You don't see that everyday, and I am hardpressed to find any such example sitting before the high court now.

    (A GVR order is a type of order issued on occasion by the Supreme Court of the United States, in which the Court grants a petition for certiorari, vacates the decision of the court below, and remands the case for further proceedings (hence the acronym by which they are known).
    May 27, 2015. 05:47 PM | 12 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo posts 6.4% gain following ZTE breach of contract annnouncement [View news story]
    The NDA case was filed as a proactive counter measure against ZTE regulatory ally China based NDRC. ZTE is suspected of using the NDA to penalize Vringo by proxying an agency that is best compared to our Federal Trade Commission, in pursuit of attaching a massive fine similar to the Qualcomm decision.

    Not covered in the story and rarely mentioned is the forthcoming announcement expected out of the United Kingdom over Vringo's '919 patent victory against ZTE. UK Justice Birss is expected to award Vringo percentage based royalties dating back to September 8, 2010.

    ZTE is liable for all LTE 3G 4G infrastructure builds made in the UK during that time period. Suggested royalties mentioned in court exceed 2%. The question is how much and not "if", as the ruling is beyond appeal in the United Kingdom.
    Apr 8, 2015. 08:17 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo up 22% over last two days [View news story]
    Reference the amended answer in the response above.

    Vringo filed counter-claims asking the US FEDERAL COURTS to require ZTE to accept FRAND TERMS as outlined should Vringo prevail. Including all attorneys fees from ALL legal actions filed around the world.

    By seeking US COURT review ZTE encumbers ZTE-US held Assets over foreign judgments. This could create new problems for ZTE.
    Mar 3, 2015. 12:27 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hercules Offshore - The 1 Metric That Matters [View article]
    Yes Hercules undoubtedly allowed Saudi Aramco to exit. My guess is the S1 amended that was filed 72 hours later suggests the Saudi's traded contract penalties and an early exist for $400 million preferred equity in Hercules.
    Mar 3, 2015. 09:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hercules Offshore is not a sinking ship, analyst says [View news story]

    Hercules Offshore, Inc. $400,000,000 SEC Registration of new equity filed this morning is incredibly odd timing given that Friday Saudi Aramco cancelled its long term contract with Hercules 261.

    Think back and realize Hercules loaded that contract with very low day rates in the first 3 years and escalating higher day rates at the end of the term. The contract was to run from 2012-2019. Now Hercules allows Saudi Aramco to "walk" having reaped low rates and avoided the higher rates, with no term fees or penalties?

    On the contrary the timing suggests Saudi Aramco may be taking a preferred equity in Hercules Offshore. Certainly this looks far better on the books than a continual revenue decline based on high day rates that cannot be renegotiated.

    The dollars would add up, taken over all 3 rigs for the remaining 4 years.
    Mar 2, 2015. 02:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Hercules Offshore Now Forced To Scramble [View article]
    My point was Hercules released the public announcement before the Market opened then hours later DB Analyst filed his report. So what inspired CEO John Ryan to release negotiations that has been reserved for the fleet reports? Many thoughts here lead me to believe that Someone was intent on driving down the stock price or possibly the bonds.

    Larger dynamics are at play here on the world set. Pumped eagle ford shale oil refined to light crude left Louisiana 4 days ago via BP sold to Netherlands. I believe it was 600k barrels. With a republican led congress and Bibi Netanyahu telling Congress next week that Israel is resolving Irans nuclear capability, we could see American produced oil assume a new role on the world stage.

    Maybe this happens in 2 weeks maybe in 2 years. Either way HERO has the cash and credit to wait it out.
    Feb 28, 2015. 08:55 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment