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  • Vringo: Next Steps After A Disappointing Decision Versus Google [View article]
    If you look at Judge Chen's background he is one of the most technically savvy IP specialists on the CAFC bench. He is probably the only one that sees what is going on. I'm sure he argued strongly that this was not Obvious but failed to convince the other judges. I'm sure he will want an en banc - not sure how strong he will advocate though ....
    Aug 16 10:59 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The VirnetX Tinderbox [View article]
    The key to this is "[Apple] failed to advance a credible alternative". They had the choice but refused to cooperate, leaving $VHC expert with no opportunity but to use the method he chose.

    Taking a step back for a moment, when Facetime launched it was the core differentiator used in marketing programs. Facetime was a very important component and although Radar pushed on how it ended up as so significant, the three methods corroborate, as does common sense.

    I'm stunned that you actually state at the summary:
    Careful analysis of damages jurisprudence, and the citation by the CAFC of the Apple/Motorola case, indicates that the jury award and enhanced damages are in danger of being overturned;.

    The Citation indicates a danger - how can you possibly propose such a backward theory. It is certainly not supported by "Careful analysis" and how you get to "overturned" is just crazy.

    Again, classic hit piece.
    Jul 10 10:40 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The VirnetX Tinderbox [View article]
    This is a classic SA "Hit Piece". If you notice this is the ONLY article written by the ANONYMOUS author (perdix) who's profile simply states he has 10 years (nice round number) experience as an IP expert. The author is short (oh except for the calls he has) and makes so many inaccurate characterizations that I wouldn't know where to begin if I tried to dignify them (others will do that I hope.) How he can manipulate the $VHC citation by CAFC to be NEGATIVE is just crazy. There is no support at all for his positions ...

    Look at the author before you even bother reading these ridiculous gasps at manipulating a stock.
    Jul 9 04:22 PM | 20 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo gains after USPTO confirms validity of '420 patent [View news story]
    Once the market digests that the second biggest risk to $VRNG triumph is eliminated the price will appreciate rapidly. The USPTO and every court has thus far validated $VRNG claims on the two core patents. It would be extremely radical for the CAFC to overturn - especially in light of this development. Tragically until there is a final affirmation from the court,the stock will continue to be manipulated by traders. Summary: Great long term buy.
    Jul 2 12:18 PM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alice Corp. Vs. CLS Bank: Are Software Patents Dead? [View article]
    What would be an interesting analysis is to review the patents for $FSS, $VRNG, $VHC, $PRKR, etc. and see if any qualify as obvious / abstract ideas like "Risk Hedging" that are now being applied to software. I think not, but could be mistaken. Good news for IP cos is that it separates them from Trolls who want to patent a handshake into software.
    Jun 23 09:38 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Alice Corp. Vs. CLS Bank: Are Software Patents Dead? [View article]
    yes it does have baring on DSS - it can move forward now! Major risk out of the way and should return to price prior to this nonsense.
    Jun 23 09:36 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • ZTE Settlement Could Drive Vringo Shares Substantially Higher [View article]
    My prediction: ZTE settlement will not be disclosed. There will be wild speculation, panic FUD. I predict it will be a very large settlement, but shorts will pick it apart to reduce the impact. The real win, however, will be cash flow to thwart the delay tactics that Google employs. It will also bolster $VRNG credibility and ability to license and further litgate. Finally, many holders will see it as an exit and further keep the price down (below $4.5). The good news will be for the long term investor since it will remain undervalued.
    Jun 11 04:18 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • ZTE Settlement Could Drive Vringo Shares Substantially Higher [View article]
    The main reason the stock is up has to do with Judge Chen dissenting on obviousness. That was the most vulnerable issue for $VRNG on appeal. http://bit.ly/1kOT8kz
    Jun 11 11:41 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Lady Liberty Rescues Vringo; Google Royalty Tab To Exceed $1.8 Billion [View article]
    The real news is $VHC has cracked the code on exposing illegal MM manipulation http://bit.ly/1weOqBk plaguing $VHC and $VRNG. They are going to have to close real and hidden short positions. When they close out stock will trade at proper valuations.
    May 27 09:56 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo moves higher on court letter [View news story]
    Yes - that is possible, but much more likely and common they send it all back to the lower court - no?
    May 27 09:24 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo moves higher on court letter [View news story]
    I think that is WHY JJ ruled on Laches the way he abruptly did and then said - "you can take it up on Appeal" - he thought it would get $GOOG to settle.
    May 27 09:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo moves higher on court letter [View news story]
    It's based on "gross" but that there are substantial fees also considered.
    May 27 09:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo moves higher on court letter [View news story]
    This is VERY strong for $VRNG. SC Ruling compels court to act or find reason why it doesn't apply from copyright to patent.
    May 22 04:06 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Analysis Of Oral Argument In Vringo Vs. Google Patent Infringement Appeal [View article]
    I've tracked $VRNG for many years (see my comments) and am convinced, like you, of long term opportunity. It has been a trader's wet dream since it has a small float, many small investors and like biotech many binary trading triggers. Furthermore, the IP sector does not neatly fit in traditional investment portfolio so it is very boutique.

    If you know how to trade very well, great stock, otherwise get out ... unless you are patient and in for the long haul. Merit is in valuing the assets that others do not see. Thats how you make money here.
    May 14 11:38 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Analysis Of Oral Argument In Vringo Vs. Google Patent Infringement Appeal [View article]
    jake, when you have a patent board uphold, and judge and jury rule multiple patents and multiple infringements you couldn't be further from $VRNG being a "patent troll." The "Feds" are after the ones who's case has no merit and abuse the legal system to extort payment. This is obviously a completely different issue.
    May 12 05:02 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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