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Introducing the Innovator's Patent Agreement

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Cross-posted on the Twitter Engineering blog.One of the great things about Twitter is working with so many talented folks who dream up and build incredible products day in and day out. Like many companies, we apply for patents on a bunch of these inventions. However, we also think a lot...
Introducing the Innovator's Patent Agreement

Twitter's Revolutionary Agreement Lets Original Inventors Stop Patent Trolls

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We've talked repeatedly in the past about how even if a company got patents for solely defensive reasons, down the road, those patents can end up in the hands of trolls, who abuse them to hinder real innovation. If you talk to engineers -- especially software engineers -- in Silicon...
Twitter's Revolutionary Agreement Lets Original Inventors Stop Patent Trolls

Twitter's no-lawsuit pledge: "We will not join the patent wars"

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Twitter today unveiled a bold new commitment that will be made in writing to its employees—the company will not use any patents derived from employee inventions in offensive lawsuits without the inventor's permission. The move is highly unusual in the technology industry, which is awash in patent lawsuits filed...
Twitter's no-lawsuit pledge: "We will not join the patent wars"

VC’s, incubators and startups come out in support of Twitter’s ground breaking Innovator’s Patent Agreement

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It’s been just over 24 hours since Twitter announced its ground breaking new initiative,  the Innovator’s Patent Agreement (IPA), and a number of companies have already pledged their support. VC’s including Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital and SV Angel have already signed up to the agreement. Incubator Techstars has also...
VC’s, incubators and startups come out in support of Twitter’s ground breaking Innovator’s Patent Agreement

Twitter introduces Innovators Patent Agreement, vows to not abuse patent system

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When it comes to patents Twitter doesn't want to be part of the problem. Or, at least doesn't want you to think it's part of the problem and its new IPA (that's Innovators Patent Agreement, not India Pale Ale) outlines how it plans to stay above the fray and...
Twitter introduces Innovators Patent Agreement, vows to not abuse patent system
In a Rigged Game, Twitter’s IPA Lets Developers Rewrite the Rules

Twitter’s Innovator’s Patent Agreement says its patents ‘will be used as a shield, rather than a weapon”

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Twitter has announced a fantastic new initiative it’s calling the Innovator’s Patent Agreement, promising to use its engineer’s patents defensively against other companies unless explicitly permitted by the creators of said patents. It says that it will also allow the engineers to retain control over those patents and use them...
Twitter’s Innovator’s Patent Agreement says its patents ‘will be used as a shield, rather than a weapon”

Why the New iPad is a Worthwhile Upgrade, Especially For iPad 1 Owners

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Apple's third generation tablet has been available to consumers for only a few days, but early reports suggest it's been yet another successful launch. Three million iPads were sold on the first day of the new hardware's availability, breaking records for both Apple and AT&T. So should you buy one?...
Why the New iPad is a Worthwhile Upgrade, Especially For iPad 1 Owners
Microsoft Office for iPad launch coming within weeks, says report

Twitter Announces Patent Agreement Where Employees Control IP

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Today Twitter announced its new Innovator's Patent Agreement (IPA), which will give its engineers and designers control over the patents they create. This is a dramatic break from the current approach in Silicon Valley, where companies take full control of patents and can then sell them or use them in...
Twitter Announces Patent Agreement Where Employees Control IP

The Twitter IPA: What does defensive really mean?

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Twitter is an innovative company, and today’s introduction of the Innovator’s Patent Agreement shows that their legal department can be innovative too.  The Innovator’s Patent Agreement, a draft of which was released on GitHub, will allow inventors to retain control of their inventions to make sure that they are only...
The Twitter IPA: What does defensive really mean?

Suddenly, Spotify Is Ad Buyers' Favourite Thing

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UK advertising buyers now say Spotify is the outlet they are most satisfied with. In the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising’s (IPA) February Media Owner Survey of 259 respondents, Spotify toppled Specific Media’s four-year reign as the top-rated ad outlet amongst planners, strategists and buyers. Spotify employs an army...
Suddenly, Spotify Is Ad Buyers' Favourite Thing

Do The Right Thing

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Twitter’s decision to implement the Innovator’s Patent Agreement could not have been an easy one. While it’s refreshingly straightforward and an obvious crowd-pleaser, it potentially puts the company in a bit of a vulnerable position. What if no one else adopts the policy? They’ll stand alone with their pants partially...
Do The Right Thing

Reality Check: Twitter’s patent pledge not what it seems

www.geekwire.com
Twitter's patents include the "pull-to-refresh" technology widely used in mobile apps. On Twitter’s corporate blog yesterday, the company’s engineering infrastructure VP Adam Messinger wrote that Twitter intends to implement an “Innovator’s Patent Agreement,” or “IPA,” which he characterizes as “a new way to do patent assignment that keeps control in the hands...
Reality Check: Twitter’s patent pledge not what it seems

Angry Birds Space rockets to 50m downloads in 35 days

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Rovio reaches milestone and releases new levels for iOS and Android versions of its latest gameAngry Birds Space, the latest mobile game from Finnish developer Rovio, has reached the 50m downloads mark just 35 days after its release on 22 March.The publisher claims on its blog that this makes its...
Angry Birds Space rockets to 50m downloads in 35 days

Twitter promises it will not become a patent troll

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Twitter’s lead engineer confirmed in a post on the company’s blog on Tuesday that Twitter will not use its patents aggressively. “Patent trolling” is a strategy that has become increasingly popular in recent years. Companies with active product portfolios aim to stifle competition and protect their intellectual property by...
Twitter promises it will not become a patent troll
How expanding Twitter’s pledge could end the patent wars

Defensive Patent License: A Solution To Patent Problems... Or Just A Way To Highlight Them?

www.techdirt.com
There have been a few unique ideas lately about ways for tech companies to try to "deal" with the explosion of innovation-hindering patent lawsuits against any company that's been marginally successful. For innovators, it's become something of a pandemic, so it's no surprise to see some experiments come about. A...
Defensive Patent License: A Solution To Patent Problems... Or Just A Way To Highlight Them?

Publishers make bid to close filesharing sites

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Publishing groups take action against two websites accused of sharing copyrighted ebooks, while police seize music sharing siteA coalition of US publishing groups has taken legal action in Ireland in a bid to close websites they accuse of copyright infringement.The crackdown came as the UK's Serious Organised Crime Agency announced...
Publishers make bid to close filesharing sites

Apple goes to war with its rivals

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Apple, Google and now Microsoft are slugging it out in the battle to sell us tablet computers. And the competition can only be a good thingThis has been quite a week in that strange, frenetic universe known as techworld. Two major companies did things that they once vowed they'd never...
Apple goes to war with its rivals

The 404 1,057: Where we'd rather have an IPA (podcast)

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Leaked from today's 404 show: Starving for IPO, the Notorious PIG, and the Atari 2600. [Read more]...
The 404 1,057: Where we'd rather have an IPA (podcast)
The squid and the jellyfish: Why Nokia, RIM, and Microsoft got the Economist cover snub

RT @turoczy: We've got a new IPA? Now, I'm not so concerned about whether we get Google Fiber or not. http://bit.ly/bwgOJM

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RT @turoczy: We've got a new IPA? Now, I'm not so concerned about whether we get Google Fiber or not. http://bit.ly/bwgOJM

The Burger Lab: The World's Best Burger for a Single Man (or Woman)

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From A Hamburger Today It's time for another round of The Burger Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post. Become a fan of The Food Lab on Facebook for play-by-plays on future kitchen...
The Burger Lab: The World's Best Burger for a Single Man (or Woman)

Want to try the @Google Fiber wooing Gigabit IPA from Hopworks? It's on tap at @pdxgreendragon for @beerandblog tonight http://bit.ly/aJe49J

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Want to try the @Google Fiber wooing Gigabit IPA from Hopworks? It's on tap at @pdxgreendragon for @beerandblog tonight http://bit.ly/aJe49J

Apple's iPad 3 Will Feature Quad-Core A6 Processor: Rumor

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Apple's iPad 3 will feature a quad-core A6 processor, according to a new posting from the Boy Genius Report blog. - Apples iPad 3 will feature a new A6 processor, according to a Feb. 1 posting on the Boy Genius Report blog. BGRs information came from an unnamed source, who...
Apple's iPad 3 Will Feature Quad-Core A6 Processor: Rumor
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