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  • Vringo Receives Support In Fight Against Google [View article]
    Justin - It would be great for folks to comment on Google's oposition brief and any merit or lack thereof. They are not going to simply roll-over.
    Aug 26, 2015. 03:38 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo Receives Support In Fight Against Google [View article]
    Justin: as you noted here:http://seekingalpha.co...

    Let's forget for a moment how pretentious it is for the Appellate court to overturn based on their notion of obviousness - and the legal precedent it creates.

    I've been following this case from the beginning. Obviousness was never the real issue but Google kept to it as it "stuck." They attacked a lot of angles of invalidity but why didn't they press this during the original trial!

    The damages were awarded based on a calculation of the incremental value of "collaborative filtering" which is basically, the magic sauce of google's adwords. In court documents, they had bragged about their "new" search algorithm and how great it was and yet ...

    Now they are saying that it was all "obvious". Anyone with basic skills in the art of search could replicate Adwords. Nothing special about it.

    The flagrant irony here is stunning and my hope is that the media can articulate this (far better than I can.) If you look at the crux of the patent argument and how it was presented it will scream at you that Google is calling their entire search differentiation as "obvious."
    Aug 26, 2015. 03:30 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo V. ZTE: Shares Undervalued, Manipulation And Pressure Tactics Headline SDNY Battle [View article]
    Let's forget for a moment how pretentious it is for the Appellate court to overturn based on their notion of obviousness - and the legal precedent it creates.

    I've been following this case from the beginning. Obviousness was never the real issue but Google kept to it as it "stuck." They attacked a lot of angles of invalidity but why didn't they press this during the original trial!

    The damages were awarded based on a calculation of the incremental value of "collaborative filtering" which is basically, the magic sauce of google's adwords. In court documents, they had bragged about their "new" search algorithm and how great it was and yet ...

    Now they are saying that it was all "obvious". Anyone with basic skills in the art of search could replicate Adwords. Nothing special about it.

    The flagrant irony here is stunning and my hope is that the media can articulate this (far better than I can.) If you look at the crux of the patent argument and how it was presented it will scream at you that Google is calling their entire search differentiation as "obvious."
    Aug 18, 2015. 03:40 PM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo Investors Rely On VRNG24's Federal Court Room Public Disclosures [View instapost]
    Although another crazy theory - $VRNG thinks it may have a shot at SCOTUS and wants to turn down the dial on everything related to ZTE.
    Aug 10, 2015. 10:50 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo Investors Rely On VRNG24's Federal Court Room Public Disclosures [View instapost]
    I'm sure that Joe Katz has either been bought off or scared off by now. There is crazy censorship going on IMO. I was shut out of ST and first they said I was spamming, now they changed their rational to say I was suspected of stock manipulation -- for clearly stating my opinion about a stock and the possibility that THEY had been bought off. when suddenly my account was suspended - how convenient! There is enormous pressure going on for such a tiny company.
    Aug 10, 2015. 10:47 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo Investors Rely On VRNG24's Federal Court Room Public Disclosures [View instapost]
    I wonder if ST can be accused of stock manipulation by this behavior? Would it be legal for ST to receive payment to remove poster? This gets crazier by the minute.
    Aug 10, 2015. 02:36 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo Investors Rely On VRNG24's Federal Court Room Public Disclosures [View instapost]
    I was also booted from ST. I've been on for years. I made a comment that the suspension of others looks suspicious and of course that was enough to knock me off too. Either ST is trying to manipulate stock or ZTE has paid/forced them - either way it is clear that ST is a joke.
    Aug 10, 2015. 02:30 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo Sends Strong Message To SCOTUS And Google With Writ Of Certiorari And Why Shares Could Pop [View article]
    This is a big game. I think it boils down to this: SCOTUS is trying to balance the over-zealous United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas who has overstepped by siding with patent litigants with the arrogant and possibly corrupt Appellate court that overrules them.

    SCOTUS, rather than setting new legal precedents and upsetting the patent apple cart, is playing parent here and has spanked the Appellate court (with overturning their ruling) a LOT lately. Let's hope they continue this trend.

    Anyone who thinks this is really about "justice" and what is "fair" is misguided, but my bet is that that this trend continues.
    Jun 2, 2015. 11:43 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Android Taxonomies [View article]
    Glad you took a stab at customer segmentation but it seems purely subjective. I definitely agree that those customer types exist it seems like a random list. Also trying to understand the "so what" of your article. what is your point. Please take this as constructive criticism. I'm very passionate about Android and glad you wrote about taxonomies.
    Mar 17, 2015. 08:25 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Vringo Post En Banc [View article]
    In light of the Teva / Sandos decision - how likely do you think it is that the Supreme Court will rule favorably for $VRNG? What timing would you expect?
    Jan 26, 2015. 01:10 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Hemispherx Biopharma's Ebola Lawyer: A Detailed Breakdown [View article]
    First, you have to make a distinction between a "Treatment" and "vaccine". The latter is 1000000x as valuable. Note $HEB is going after BOTH. The recent success with USAMRIID shows absolutely wonderful potential and the lab success is completely independent of lawyers or lobbyists.
    Nov 3, 2014. 10:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo: After The Federal Circuit Decision [View article]
    Odd that there is nothing on Belkin yet - no? Expect something today.
    Oct 2, 2014. 01:03 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • VirnetX Patents At High Risk Of Being Invalidated [View article]
    Your article claims "High Risk". Based on the recent IPR dismissal (with claims 1-9 and 13-18) for '1679, are you still arguing that they have high risk of this scenario??? Sure, anything can happen. How are you characterizing "High Risk"? If it is not then please retract or modify your article to reflect the current situation as it is entirely misleading.
    Sep 19, 2014. 09:43 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VirnetX Patents At High Risk Of Being Invalidated [View article]
    So effectively you are saying that the PTAB is going to overturn a Federal Appellate court decision that has reviewed all the invalidity claims and denied them. Yes, that COULD happen, but extremely unlikely and completely misrepresented here. Citing Baxter is just one reference. What about: SAP America, Inc. v. Versata Data Development Group?
    SAP then tried to rely on the PTAB’s decision to vacate the jury verdict. The District Court refused, reasoning, inter alia, that “[t]o hold that later proceedings before the PTAB can render nugatory that entire process, and the time and effort of all of the judges and jurors who have evaluated the evidence and arguments would do a great disservice to the Seventh Amendment and the entire procedure put in place under Article III of the Constitution.

    The Federal Circuit sided with Versata and determined that SAP’s effort to overturn the jury verdict was “without merit.”

    Sure this is possible, but you fail to establish any basis for likelihood. Its slim that IPR will have any merit here.

    I have to agree with many who are suspicious about your identity. Can you please tell us why you chose to be anonymous ? Can you tell us what lawyer was consulted? Did they mention the Versata case?
    Sep 19, 2014. 09:26 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • VirnetX Is Worth Well Under $1 Per Share [View article]
    Beyond the risky court bets $VHC has one thing - patents. how come there is no discussion of the value of the entire portfolio. There is definitely a market and they have some very strong 4G patents - that alone should provide value.
    Sep 18, 2014. 12:03 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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