Originally Presented: February 1, 2018 / 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Hosted By: Mike McLean, Gene Quinn & Walter Hanchuk

Alice has had an impact on software patents, but they can and still do hold significant value.

If your portfolio includes software patents, there will be times when you want to extract value from that portion of your portfolio. As with any patent, there are three key criteria that must be applied when determining value: (1) is it being used; (2) is its use economically significant; (3) and can that use be proven.

One of the most direct ways to uncover evidence of use (EoU) related to a patent can be through reverse engineering. Because software is typically embedded in a system, investigating patented innovations implemented in software for EoU poses unique challenges.

Discussions include the following:

  • Whether software patents are valuable in 2018.
  • Strategies for developing EoU for software-related claims and patents.
  • Opportunities, solutions and technology making a patent supportable.
  • Different types of valuation analysis that can be performed.

February 1, 2018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

Duration 1 Hour


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