Software Patent News for January 27th

  • IBM Offers Patent Portfolio Management Software to Clients – [IBM]
    “IBM also announced that, for the first time, it will offer its invention know-how and patent portfolio management software to clients seeking to enhance their intellectual property (IP) management capabilities in support of innovation-based growth strategies.”
  • Mozilla’s VP of Engineering On Patented H.264 Video Encoding
    Mike Shaver stated, “Vimeo and YouTube seem to believe that reliance on proprietary plugins for video is a problem on the web. Mozilla believes that reliance on patent-encumbered formats is a problem on the web. Who’s right? . . .”