Sovereign Immunity: Circumventing the PTAB

By Anastasia Martin-Wegryn | Nov 2, 2017 | Comments Off on Sovereign Immunity: Circumventing the PTAB

A few weeks ago, I was in meeting with a prospective client and he asked me what my opinion was on “sovereign immunity.”  This question caught me off guard because, until that point, I had not really heard this term used with respect to intellectual property.  After doing some quick research and reading a few…

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Creative Ways to Extract Value from Software Intellectual Property

By Anastasia Martin-Wegryn | Oct 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Creative Ways to Extract Value from Software Intellectual Property

If you have been involved in the Intellectual Property industry for even as little as six months, I am sure you have heard of the Alice v. CLS Bank case and the US Supreme Court’s landmark decision regarding it.  This decision effectively neutered many companies’ software patents and, along with Inter Parte reviews, killed software…

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TAEUS War Stories: Fish Finder

By Anastasia Martin-Wegryn | Aug 25, 2017 | Comments Off on TAEUS War Stories: Fish Finder

Once upon a time… There was a patent litigation that was stuck due to inconclusive information on the accused product. TAEUS unstuck the litigation with hard data, and the plaintiff won their case. Here are the particulars: The patent, owned by Computrol, covered a sideways-looking sonar algorithm used in a fish-finder. This was useful to…

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Unexpected Opportunities

By Anastasia Martin-Wegryn | Aug 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Unexpected Opportunities

The value of patents, both real and perceived, varies widely from portfolio to portfolio and situation to situation. After 25 years in IP consulting, TAEUS has had the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of intellectual property matters across many industries. The needs of patent owners are diverse based upon the specific goal at…

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Set-Top Box Investigations

By Anastasia Martin-Wegryn | May 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Set-Top Box Investigations

TAEUS has performed dozens of analyses relating to set-top box technology over its 25-year history. As the technology has advance the investigation techniques have changed, and the challenges have multiplied. TAEUS employs hundreds of subject matter experts (SMEs) to perform the patent analysis and reverse engineering that our clients require. We rely on our SMEs to…

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Hungry For Change, but Tried and True

By Anastasia Martin-Wegryn | Apr 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Hungry For Change, but Tried and True

In an industry that is hungry for change over the gradual erosion of the strength of the patent system over the last several years, we at TAEUS have weathered it all. For 25 years the TAEUS team has grown from the first-ever reverse engineering firm focused on IP, to a global force in IP licensing,…

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