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  • New Patent Legislation: Impacts On Publicly-Traded Patent Investments [View article]
    Rickeespal

    Perhaps a little Woodward / Bernstein investigative reporting is called for,any reporters out there?
    Mar 27, 2015. 02:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • New Patent Legislation: Impacts On Publicly-Traded Patent Investments [View article]
    IP Hawk

    Well done
    "I believe loser pays effectively makes it nearly impossible for a private small inventor to assert their patents." Perhaps not, do you think ( in addition to what they do now) NPE's could evolve into providing small inventors there (litigation) services on a fee biased on one's patent profitability.
    Mar 25, 2015. 06:42 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Vringo, Inc. And Worlds, Inc. Reflections On Events- Feb 16, 2015 [View instapost]
    Patent Plays

    Cramer on 3/24/15 Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI): "Activision is good. I have to admit I have been partial to Take-Two (NASDAQ:TTWO). Activision has been hotter than that."
    Source: Cramers tv show followed up by SA Editor Mohit Manghnani
    http://seekingalpha.co...
    My question is how ,if at all, will this effect WDDD
    Mar 25, 2015. 01:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    http://bit.ly/1Hwwc1I
    Mar 24, 2015. 10:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    DD80
    Thanks thought that might be the case...
    Vito
    "all show" yup
    sorry about poor link above....just an info link thought might be of use.......http://bit.ly/1CRLgtd
    Mar 23, 2015. 03:24 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    BnamericasBusiness insights in Latin America list of S.A. zte Article’s on the distributionof zte products in S.A. by country http://bit.ly/1C4vGH5
    Vringo : SIPO Invalidated Vringo Patent for Lack of Invention
    Envoyer par mail
    03/23/2015 | 10:44am US/Eastern
    Release date- 19032015 - Shenzhen, China -The Patent Re-examination Board of theState Intellectual Property Office of the People's Republic of China yesterday issued adocument that one Vringo patent was wholly invalidated because of lack of invention.
    Source http://bit.ly/1CRnEVB-00468

    David Boies & J Kaplan have met before in the SDNY Texaco v Penzoilhttp://openjuri...
    Mar 23, 2015. 12:57 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    Brings focus to zte size/influence in S.A. & anodal impact on zte's bottom line

    Bnamericas
    Business insights in Latin America
    A source for Article’s on the distribution of zte products in S.A. by country
    http://bit.ly/1C4vGH5
    Mar 23, 2015. 11:10 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    Rick
    contingency work....may have come from an article on "3 Speculative Patent Plays For 2013"
    http://bit.ly/1LxIZYk
    WDDD v. ATVI
    "The lawsuit was compelling enough that the Houston-based Super Lawyer, Max L. Tribble, accepted the case on a contingency basis."

    IN OTHER NEWS: "Staff at the federal agency recommended suing the tech giant for anti-competitive behavior following an investigation that ended in 2013.

    (Reuters) – Staff at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission were in favor of suing Google for violating antitrust rules before the agency settled its investigation in 2013, according a confidential report cited by The Wall Street Journal on Thursday.

    The report by the staff of the FTC’s competition bureau argued that the owner of the world’s No. 1 Internet search engine illegally took information from rival websites to improve its own search results and placed restrictions on websites and advertisers. The report recommended suing Google for several of its business practices.

    The FTC settled its multi-year investigation of Google in 2013, concluding that the company had not manipulated its search results to hurt rivals.

    Details of the report, which the Journal said were inadvertently disclosed in an open-records request, come as European antitrust regulators decide their next steps in a four-year investigation of Google GOOG -0.27% .

    Representatives of the FTC and Google did not immediately return requests for comment."
    Mar 19, 2015. 05:46 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    To all
    A Farmer, noticed something strange in his pasture over & up on the hill where stood the Old Bull and the Young Bull. He overheard the Young Bull say to the older Bull as they overlooked all of the COW”S in the lower field. “I’m going to go down get( &^%$) me one” The older Bull just smiled, and said:” you, go and do that . Off he went. The older BULL smiled and thought….And “when you’re done I’m going Down and (&^%$#)have All the rest.” There were billion's of COW’s in that field.... the OLD BULL picked then off one after another…. In fact!!! He was so good they began to come to Him!!! (those who new better, that is)...........That’s not a Chinese proverb ……..its American!
    Is it not possible,that V is holding there cards to the vest i.e. what they have done so far Will not affect future of & for … DA!!!... Bigger settlements.
    Note: the Euro in the past 15 or so months it has gone from 132 to the dollar today it closed at about 1:09 to the dollar. V hired their lawyers in Europe at a set fee. That was based on the value of the dollar at that time (likely). Also note, it is understood that Europe legal fees are not as stringent as ours. A small point but it is a cost savings at this point.

    Pardon the corn......not the po..
    Mar 18, 2015. 04:59 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    For those of you who are dedicated longs this is a must read,a difficult read...one that has many links that require reading....one does not interpret,summaries nor draw conclusions on this content as it may be inadvertently misunderstood by this novice....
    A SCOTUS Must read not that they’d have the time to understand it

    This is a heavy read but it is the core of “V”s case……. only skimmed it but found…scroll down to
    >What lawyers need to know about computation theory
    >Software is mathematics
    http://bit.ly/1MJK6PV
    One hopes V’s new layers read and understand, as this may be what is at the core of the case. Good luck.
    Mar 17, 2015. 12:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    Dean1111Thanks
    Yup,read that but don't think it will influence any proceeding unless V can figure a way to infuse it into there argument with relevance.....but maybe informally in SDNY.....Judge Kaplan's already ticked. It does reflect the corporate culture in China and as reported to me by a friend that spent some time in China teaching, this is the norm. What's up with India, Romania. Have Romania link but need India link and other countries courts. Anybody?

    DD80 good stuff, thanks
    Mar 16, 2015. 11:41 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    The above corrected..... a good read....show's V enjoining zte in Aussiland
    http://bit.ly/1BJdySX
    Mark Summerfield comment on twitter
    "Conclusion – One Round to Vringo, But a Long Bout Ahead"

    "The judge appears to have understood that there is a distinction between saying that a product complies with a standard, and proving that the product actually implements the standard in a way that infringes a patent. The decision is at pains to point out that just because an inference is available that the ZTE products conform to the relevant parts of the 3GPP standards, it does not necessarily follow that the products incorporate all features of the standards or, in particular, the features specifically said to be covered by the patents (see [129]-[149]).

    Overall, however, the court found that it is appropriate to order that ZTE Corporation be joined to the proceedings, being ‘satisfied that a separate proceeding could be made against ZTE Corporation in relation to the alleged infringements of the 893 patent and the 182 patent, and that all rights to relief claimed in the proceeding arise out of the same series of transactions or events’ and that ‘ZTE Corporation is a person who should be joined as a party in order to enable the determination of a related dispute and, as a result, avoid a multiplicity of proceedings’ (at [164]-[165]).

    Additionally, the court granted leave for Vringo to serve the application on ZTE Corporation in China.

    In order to prevail at trial, Vringo will need to do much more than it has done so far in establishing a prima facie case of infringement. Referring to the standards will not be enough. It will need to obtain evidence establishing how the ZTE products work, that they implement the patented features of the 3GPP standards, and that they do so in a way that actually infringes the asserted patent claims. Vringo may have had a recent win in the UK, but it still has a long road ahead in Australia." read the above site there's his justification for his conclusion.
    Mar 16, 2015. 09:11 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    All right put it in Kaplan's court... is what I got out of the Aussies orders... Great if I read that right.... time 10:58 pm est... please,correct me if I'm wrong... Kaplan & Jury will drill ZTE a new.......! GO V! the shorts are done
    Mar 15, 2015. 11:00 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    ALL

    To get an idea of how big is defined look around this site:

    http://bit.ly/175RRlZ
    Mar 12, 2015. 01:28 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Ditch Vringo On This Pop [View article]
    Vet67to82

    As per my above post....At times one doesn't see the Forrest for the Trees, ie: earnings report date Da! And another post re: the PRC constitutional reform...upon further reading of same it dose reflect they are moving in the right direction but at a snails pace ie:participating v non participating or "Collective" v individual rights.
    Should we not encourage ZTE to argue this, especially in Judge Kaplan's Court...Please do!

    vitosoranno1

    "In any event, the future for Vringo appears to be bright -- very, very bright".
    AGREE! Source unknown:" Be careful when you're blindly following the MASSES. Sometimes the "M" is silent. Kudos's to Kevin Porter who's move out at $5 in aug and return at .54..... brilliant. For those in the Longs Club (& there are fewer & fewer) and are in deep there's no place to go but to double down, on a dip it may be a gift.
    Mar 12, 2015. 11:09 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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