Attacked by Ransomware, Many Companies Opt to Pay Up
The demanded ransom is often a moderate amount that would pale in comparison to the recovery and reputational costs for a company that refuses to pay.
TiVo, Xperi to Merge, Create Tech Licensing Giant
TiVo opted for the $3 billion merger rather than split its product and patent-licensing businesses.
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.
Stopping Brand Theft
There are two primary ways to curtail the distribution of counterfeit products.
IRS Releases Final Rules on Corporate Tax Break
The so-called FDII deduction applies to the intangible income of companies that produce goods and services in the U.S. and sell abroad.
Toys ‘R’ Us Plans to Reopen for Business in U.S.
The hedge funds that control the bankrupt retailer have decided a reorganization is preferable to selling off its name and web domains.
U.S. Adds Canada to IP ‘Priority Watch List’
The decision reflects Canada's "failure to resolve key longstanding deficiencies in protection and enforcement" of intellectual property.
Why You Should Spend Dollars on Patent, Trademark Protection
Despite CFOs' concerns about the costs of patent and trademark registration, the benefits can far outweigh them.
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.
IP Cyberattacks Expected to Rise
Fifty-eight percent of almost 3,000 participants say cyber thefts will increase in the coming year, while only 16.1% say otherwise.