How to Tell Which Patents Are Valuable
A study reveals a simple method that companies with large patent portfolios can use to evaluate the return they're getting on patent maintenance costs.
Warning: Don’t Mention Trade Secrets in 10-Ks
While companies may have good reasons for suggesting in annual reports that they have trade secrets, saying so increases the risk that they'll be stolen.
What U.S. Patent Owners Lost in Trump’s TPP Pullout
In fulfilling a campaign promise, the president sacrificed potential IP benefits that TPP would have had for U.S. trade.
Expiring Patents: a Primer for CFOs
When patents expire, finance chiefs must alert their peers that the company must find new sources of profit or cut costs.
Qualcomm Hit With Record $865M Fine in Korea
South Korea's top trade regulator says the company's patent licensing practices were unfair to both smartphone makers and rival modem chipset makers.
Is a U.S. ‘Patent Box’ a Good Idea?
It may be wise to give favored tax treatment to intellectual property in exchange for keeping it domestic, even without corporate tax reform.
Rovi to Buy DVR Pioneer TiVo For $1.1B
The deal will expand the customer base for Rovi's digital TV guides and give it access to TiVo's valuable patents.