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09-22
2016

BAML's Thematic Research Report on Future Reality Includes Envision IP's Patent Analysis

As part of our work on A Transforming World, we introduce a new Innovation-focused theme on virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR). This Primer sets out the challenges and opportunities offered by the theme.

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06-07
2016

Envision IP discusses the Yahoo patent portfolio and its potential value with WSJ

Yahoo Inc. has kicked off an auction for a portfolio of about 3,000 patents expected to fetch more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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05-13
2016

Envision IP's wearable technology patent analysis cited by Investor's Business Daily

Nike has more U.S. patents than a defense contractor making stealth jets, a pharma developing cancer-fighting drugs, and an auto giant working on self-driving cars. The athletic gear maker was granted about 500 patents last year...

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02-15
2016

Envision IP moves to new RTP location in downtown Raleigh's Charter Square

Situated in downtown Raleigh's business district, Charter Square is a Platinum LEED certified Class A office space.

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12-09
2015

Envision IP discusses Swatch smartwatch patents with Bloomberg

Swatch has filed 173 U.S. and international patent applications related to smart- and connected watches in recent years, most of them since 2012, according to Envision IP...

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10-24
2015

Envision IP's review of IPR-based short selling cited by Forbes

Hayman founder Kyle Bass announced the strategy back in January, saying he’d shorted a collection of companies with combined market cap of $450 billion...

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10-01
2015

Envision IP’s Maulin Shah will be a moderator at the 2015 LES Annual Meeting

The panel will discuss the practical consequences of Alice on software patent owners and the industry generally, potential changes in value attributed to software-based patent assets, and actions licensing professionals can implement to ensure the validity of software-based patents moving forward.

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08-12
2015

Envision IP’s Maulin Shah discusses Apple's patent strategy with CNBC

Apple fans could see some fascinating upgrades to their devices if the technology outlined in the company's patents and patent applications actually come to life.

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06-12
2015

Maulin Shah named in the IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists 2015

IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists identifies the individuals leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximize the value of IP portfolios.

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05-06
2015

Envision IP’s analysis of Foxconn’s patents cited by The Wall Street Journal

Four years ago, Foxconn founder Terry Gou envisaged an army of one million robots would now be working the assembly lines at the world’s biggest contract electronics maker...

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03-27
2015

Envision IP’s analysis of IBM patent sales published by IAM

There is no doubt that IBM has been a trailblazer in IP value creation – first as a pioneering patent and technology licensor beginning in the 1990s...

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01-21
2015

Envision IP’s Maulin Shah comments on software patents for IP Watchdog

Software and method patents may appear to have fallen out of favor because of recent court decisions and legislation...

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01-20
2015

Envision IP sets the standard for invalidity searching with its new service 

Total Invalidity Defense from specialty law firm enables defendants, patent holders, and investors to calculate risk while maintaining client privilege...

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12-10
2014

Envision IP discusses publicly traded NPE’s with The Recorder

When the Federal Circuit affirms summary judgment of non-infringement, that's usually considered bad news for the patent holder...

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09-10
2014

Envision IP's analysis of Facebook's recent patent acquisitions cited by Inside Counsel

Google isn’t the only tech company in the patent news headlines these days. Lately, the most powerful social network, Facebook, has acquired 100 patents...

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04-29
2014

Envision IP discusses Alibaba’s patent portfolio ahead of its IPO with Bloomberg

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is beefing up its patent holdings in the U.S., a move that may help avoid the pitfalls that bedeviled Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc...

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01-14
2014

Envision IP quoted by Forbes on Intellectual Ventures’ involvement with Google’s acquisition of Nest

Google’s decision this week to buy high-tech thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion is creating more than just the usual winners whenever a start-up cashes out for a big amount...

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