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A boutique firm with unparalleled expertise in business and technology. We have good command of industrial ecology and legal practice, and have undertaken highly regarded cases. Because the small business scope, we pay more emphasis on effectiveness and efficiency, and choose clients with deliberation. The managing partner not only has extensive experiences in various legal issues more over than 20 years, but invests and manages several technology companies. In addition, he always checks each case rigorously. Clients’ business objectives are our primary focus. To achieve the same in the most cost-effective fashion trumps all seemingly sophisticated legal discussions.

Patent Battles vs. Doing Business

2015 - 10 - 01

Even in Europe and U.S, most patent wars ends up with a truce. There are two reasons, it’s only part of the overall business strategy and it’s usually too costly.

即便在歐美,絕大多數的專利訴訟,都是和解收場。主要原因有二:

(1) 它不過是商戰整體策略之一,邊打仗做做樣子邊談生意,達到目標就該喊撤了;

(2) 打專利訴訟連大公司都嫌貴,如果在美國,一個案子discovery程序還沒走完(更別提進入審判了)經常狂燒百萬美元。

Google and Microsoft have ended a long-running patent spat involving about 20 suits in the U.S. and Germany.

Concerns about ad-blockers have grown following the recent launch of iOS 9, which supports blockers for Mobile Safari.

JPMorgan has downplayed those concerns, arguing most ad-blocking takes place on desktops, that far more time is spent on mobile apps (largely immune to ad-blocking for now) than browsers, that publishers are starting to withhold content from those using ad-blockers, and that ad spend is shifting towards formats more immune to ad-blocking (e.g. native ads).

這是最最粗淺的道理,真正見過世面的老闆都會有相當程度的了解。只有那些不懂裝懂的,才會搬聖經出來,把這種訴訟鬼扯成大衛對抗歌利亞的正邪之戰。

不懂裝懂的老董,自己灰頭土臉不說,還讓股價跳水噗通噗通…。’

新聞來源:
Google, Microsoft end phone/Xbox patent battle, agree to cooperate

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