Coalition Against Anticompetitive SEP Abuse Keeps Expanding After Apple/Qualcomm Settlement; Calls on Commerce Department and USPTO to Continue Bipartisan SEP Policies

The agreement Apple and Qualcomm announced last week may have ended direct litigation between the two companies, but it did nothing to address the growing threat to competition and innovation caused by anticompetitive abuse of standard-essential patents (SEPs) by Qualcomm and others. That is why the alliance of companies, organizations, [...]

By |2019-04-22T12:05:59-04:00April 22nd, 2019|Blog, Courts|

Sharing the Latest Developments in Medicare Reimbursement for Digital Health Innovations @ HIMSS19

Recently, during HIMSS19 in Orlando, FL, I had the pleasure of presenting on the new developments in Medicare’s approach to incentivizing the use of digital health tools in care delivery across several of its beneficiary programs. The updates I shared during my session are the result of years of cross-stakeholder [...]

By |2019-03-29T15:59:25-04:00March 1st, 2019|CHI, Connect health, Courts|

New Member of Congress, Who ‘Dis?

Politics is personal. Whether you are caught up on the issues or you avoid thinking about them entirely, political debates and their outcomes affect each of us on an emotional level. What else would make politics—especially the politics of today—so divisive? But just as politics can divide, they can also [...]

By |2019-02-11T17:20:17-04:00February 11th, 2019|Blog, Courts|

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 |2018-09-20T15:52:21-04:00August 29th, 2018|Blog, Courts, Innovation and IP, Patents|
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