Arista Settles Cisco’s Patent Claims for $400M
The settlement also resolves Arista's antitrust claims against Cisco after nearly four years of litigation between the computer networking rivals.
Apple Hit With $502M Patent Infringement Award
The verdict in a trial over four secure communication patents is the latest twist in a longrunning battle between Apple and patent holder VirnetX.
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.
Don’t Let Acquired Patents Sink the Ship
Uncertainty in the patents market means companies with substantial holdings of acquired patents will have to test the valuations of these intangible assets.
Jawbone Strikes Back at Fitbit Patent Suit
The wearable fitness device-makers are waging war against each other in court.
Google Takes on Trolls With Patent Marketplace
The search giant's patent purchase promotion is "an experiment to remove friction from the patent market."
After a Complex Deal, a CFO Looks for More
IP vendor Finjan went public in a whirlwind and readied for play in a just-emerging space. Now, the finance chief who made it happen wants to do it again.