IP Weekly Highlights - December 19, 2015

Ericsson and Apple Sign Patent Deal

Ericsson and Apple sign patent deal, giving the Swedish company's stock a nice boost.  The deal covers technologies aids cell phones and tablets connect to mobile networks.  According to the New York Times, "Ericsson on Monday estimated overall revenue from intellectual property rights in 2015 would hit 13 to 14 billion crowns ($1.52-1.64 billion) up from 9.9 billion in 2014 as a result of the agreement.  To read more: New York Times Article

USPTO Releases their Annual Performance Report

They state "In the past year, we have continued to implement the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA), reduced the pendency of unexamined patent applications, established new programs and initiatives, and proactively engaged with the public."  Read more: http://www.uspto.gov/about-us/performance-and-planning/uspto-annual-reports.html

IP is like Sports: Analytics Matter

There has been much talk about "big data," data intelligence, and data science.  Whether you are an experienced consumer of analytics or a neophyte, it is impossible to ignore the trend... read more