As this blog has pointed out, of all the recent patent decisions from the US Supreme Court its ruling in Impression Products v Lexmark International is proving to be a particular cause for concern among some members of the patent licensing community. The case concerns patent exhaustion and, according to Lillian Shaked of Shaked & Co, throws up several problems…Read more
Technology Worldwide (TechWW) is a blog published by Shaked & Co. It provides periodic information and perspectives of interest to the international technology and business communities with respect to developments in technology law, licensing and intellectual property. Writers include S & C attorneys as well as guest contributors. TechWW does not provide legal advice.
OFFSETTING M&A EXPENSES USING PATENT PORTFOLIOS
High-tech startups, highly leveraged businesses, companies anticipating growth, a turnaround, or that are otherwise in need of capital, may not always find a willing investor or acquirer that is able to finance what can be an expensive investment or M&A. Willing buyers may also be confronted by a lack of funds when acquiring another company’s…Read more