A blog about the business of patents
the business of patent attorney firms
the business of companies that rely on patents as a core asset
the use of the patent system to achieve commercial objectives.
Hello peeps The ACCC today announced that they will not oppose the acquisition of XIP by IPH. “Most customers we consulted did not express concerns” according to the ACCC press
Enchante! Well action aplenty in the QIP/XIP/IPH bizarre love triangle…but first a bit of personal news… Last week I attended a course entitled VC Catalyst as the Wade Institute. It
Well, there you go. IPH you rascal! What a surprise… IPH have just today proposed to acquire Xenith IP for $1.28 cash and 0.1056 IPH shares per Xenith share. This
Yo team! So, it’s been a few weeks since I last posted on the “merger of equals” between QANTM IP (QIP) and Xenith IP (XIP). No amazing revelations, but we
Hello! Slight digression here from patent attorneys and their businesses…there’s a lot going on there and I’ll get back to them later – I am sure they are looking forward
C’mon IPH! What’s your game? The suspense is killing me… It’s like a bad horror film. The happy couple (Xenith IP and QANTM IP) are happily courting, telling each other
Well, my last post falsely stated that all was quiet on the Xenith/QANTM/IPH front. How wrong I was… As reported in the Australian Financial Review today, IPH has acquired a
There’s finally some clear air before the half year results come out for IPH, QANTM IP and Xenith IP and with no further news on the merger of substantially equals.
Hello again! Well the news flow about the proposed merger between QANTM IP and Xenith IP just keeps on coming. On 10 January, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
THE “MERGER OF EQUALS” (QANTM AND XENITH) – TWO LISTED PATENT ATTORNEY FIRMS PROPOSE TO COMBINE – PART 2
Hello and Happy New Year! Here’s part 2 of my “merger of equals” analysis of the proposed merger between Xenith IP and QANTM IP. I stuck with the same picture