IAM Magazine’s NPE 2015 Conversant’s CIPO Scott Burt was a panelist at IAM Magazine’s Inaugural event, NPE 2015, which took place in New York City on March 12 2015. Mr. Burt took part in a lively panel discussion about the patent licensing operating climate. Discussion focused on the importance of understanding the policy environment under […]
This webcast features Scott Burt, Senior Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Officer, Conversant, Gene Quinn, US Patent Attorney and editor of IP Watchdog, and Phil Hartstein, President and CEO, Finjan discussing Ethical Patent Licensing Practices. Listen to the panel as they explore: Why Conversant believes that a small handful of patent owners are threatening innovation […]
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Conversant highlighted in report that asserts high-quality NPE-owned patents a key feature of the semiconductor industry
A new report by technology consulting firm iRunway looks at the semiconductor largest patent holders, the growing presence of NPEs and the increase in patent litigation over the last 20 years. The report also looked at the owners of the highest quality semiconductor memory patents, which it describes as seminal. Among NPEs, Conversant has a […]
Conversant’s CIPO Scott Burt discusses how the patent industry can stand up to patent trolls.
For Immediate Release OTTAWA, Ontario and Plano, Texas – July 14, 2014 – Top patent licensing company Conversant Intellectual Property Management today launched an educational campaign against the use of extortionist demand letters that are victimizing thousands of small and medium-sized businesses. The goal of Conversant’s Stand Up to the Demand campaign (www.standuptodemand.com) is to […]
OTTAWA, Ontario and Plano, Texas – November 14, 2013 – Amidst growing calls from business and the United States Congress to rein in patent trolls, one of the industry’s leading patent licensors today issued a groundbreaking set of guidelines for ethical patent licensing practices – and called for public response. Executives at Conversant Intellectual Property […]