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The Race to 5G Called Due to Inclement Weather

 The Race to 5G Called Due to Inclement Weather For the past few years, it seems like you can’t walk more than three feet outside without some reference to the “race to 5G” appearing in an advertisement. 5G’s hype cycle has been long, but, done right, 5G will universally transform [...]

By |2019-03-20T20:09:34+00:00March 20th, 2019|Blog, TVWS|

The P2B Regulation: A Good-Intentioned Road to Hell

A group of Europe’s SME app developers—representing myriad economic sectors (including healthcare, mobility, software development, cyber security, gaming, and e-commerce businesses)—sent a letter to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) urging them to reconsider its  legislative proposal on business practices of online platforms. The SME signatories warn MEPs [...]

By |2018-12-05T14:24:49+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog, Competition|

Apple v. Pepper and Why It Matters to App Developers

By pairing small business developers and curated platforms (e.g., Apple’s App Store or Google Play for mobile, and Steam for games), the app economy has experienced unrivaled growth and success. This unique relationship creates a trustworthy conduit for reliable and cost-effective access to end users across consumer and enterprise contexts. [...]

By |2018-09-04T09:27:10+00:00September 1st, 2018|Blog|

The Eastern District Court of Texas is Trying to Go Cray on Google

Intellectual property (IP), including patents, is the lifeblood of our industry. Obtaining IP rights is only half the battle for our small company members; they also bear the burden of fending off infringement claims, including tenuous ones, in distant courts.  This phenomenon is especially prevalent in the patent space, which [...]

By |2018-09-20T15:52:21+00:00August 29th, 2018|Blog, Courts, Innovation and IP, Patents|
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