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.

Patent Licensing Basics

If you have obtained a patent for your invention, congratulations! A patent, however, is only the “raw material” used to generate revenue from an invention. The amount of money you can actually generate from the patent depends in large measure not only on the patent itself, but on the licensing deals you negotiate – assuming…
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Did You Just Give Amazon Your Intellectual Property by Using Amazon Web Services (AWS)?

The “fabric” computing technology developer Appistry sued Amazon for patent infringement, and lost last month in the Western District of Washington. While Appistry lost because the Court invalidated its patents-in-suit, Amazon might have still successfully defended itself against claims of infringement of valid patents. This is because Appistry waived its right to assert patent infringement…
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