Innovation Insights

America: The land of the free, and the home of the software patent?

Written by Duncan Clark on Nov 4, 2016 3:39:01 PM

As a result of the Alice Corporation vs CLS Bank ruling, software patents are taking center stage in a heated debate which poses important questions about the nature of patent protection and patentability. We analyzed the state of software patents globally, and found that nearly 50% of all software patent filings are made in the USA, and US-based companies dominating the list of top patentees in terms of activity. 

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Topics: Patentability, software patents, Legal

Are Software Patents Dead? NUTANIX: from invention to IPO

Written by Kirsty Bell on Oct 26, 2016 12:04:00 PM

using intellectual property data to predict company exits

Nutanix set a 2016 record when it went public in the US last month, raising $238 million at a share price of $16, which then soared to over $39 USD on opening day.

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Topics: patent analysis, software patents