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Patent litigation can kill the small guy.

Berkonomics

Here’s the bright side to patents. When you think of patents, you think of added value to the corporation in the form of protection of its intellectual property. Investors like to see patents or patent applications as evidence of intellectual property value and barriers to entry. first appeared on BERKONOMICS.

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Sonos Continues To Battle Google Over Patents

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Santa Barbara-based smart speaker manufacturer Sonos is continuing to battle Google over patents, asking the U.S. International Trade Commission this week to reject a judge's blessing of a software design change to avoid infringing on Sonos patents. Sonos called the Google changes "half-baked" and "trivial".

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Crown Electrokinetics Buys IBM Smart Glass Patents

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a company that is developing smart glass technology, said this morning that it has acquired 10 patents from IBM Corporation. Financial details of the patent acquisition were not announced. According to Crown, it now has a patent portfolio including 34 patents and applications in the smart glass technology area.

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Google Sues Sonos Over Patents

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Google has counter-sued Santa Barbara-based Sonos , with a patent infringement lawsuit, saying that Sonos has illegally used a number of Google patents in the development of its wireless audio technology. The lawsuit, Google LLC v. Sonos, Inc. , was filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday.

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Caltech Wins $1.1 Billion Patent Verdict Against Apple, Broadcom

L.A. Business Journal

billion verdict against Apple and Broadcom for allegedly infringing on the Pasadena university's wireless technology patents. Caltech won a $1.1

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Caltech Sues Samsung Over Patents After $1.1 Billion Win

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The California Institute of Technology has filed a new patent infringement lawsuit, after winning $1.1 billion in damages in a patent infringement lawsuit last year against Broadcom.

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RealD Gets Patent Win

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Los Angeles-based 3D movie technology developer RealD announced on Wednesday that the company has scored a patent win in Europe. According to the company, the European Patent Office (EPO) has upheld the validity on one of its key patents for light-doubling 3D cinema projection systems.

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