Monday, September 12, 2016

Yahoo on the hunt for patent thieves; New York Post, 9/9/16

Claire Atkinson, New York Post; Yahoo on the hunt for patent thieves:
"“There are three things you say when someone tells you that you are infringing on a copyright,” the source said. “Your patents are invalid; the patents may be invalid and if they’re not, then sue me; or let’s talk about a number.”
Yahoo hired Black Stone IP to help it sell about 3,000 patents that cover a range of technologies including online payment services, mobile messaging, data mining and behavioral ad targeting.
The patent trove, called Excalibur, is attracting interest from several tech players, including Amazon, Salesforce and Microsoft, the source said."

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