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Allied Security Trust

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Allied Security Trust (AST) is a member-based patent holding company that helps protect members from patent infringement lawsuits by non-practicing entities.

Homepage - Allied Security Trust

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AST's analysis shows that in the U.S. alone, 1,655 assets have been reassigned in the last 5 years to a new owner and then been the subject of a litigation.

FAQ - IP3 - AST

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Allied Security Trust | IP Troll Tracker

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ThinkFire was headed by Dan McCurdy, of none other than Patent Freedom and Allied Security Trust fame. At the time of the Commerce One auction, in which ...

Allied Security Trust Archives - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent ...

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Unlike NPEs, defensive patent pools entities do not (at least initially) seek to generate revenues. Rather, they charge admission fees into the pool to fund IP ...

Harbingers of Change: Intellectual Ventures, Allied Security Trust ...

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Nov 13, 2008 ... 2008 has also seen organizations like Allied Security Trust (AST) and RPX emerge, with both boasting substantial capital funding. Who exactly ...

Buying Patents To Thwart 'Trolls' Is A Tricky Strategy - Law360

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Nov 3, 2014 ... The groups, known as as defensive patent aggregators, include RPX Corp., Unified Patents Inc. and Allied Security Trust, all of which have ...

Major Tech and Auto Firms Join Google-Led Patent Purchase Program

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May 18, 2016 ... The new program, known as IP3 (Industry Patent Purchase Program), is being run by a nonprofit industry group called the Allied Security Trust ...

The Open Invention Network has been averting patent wars for 10 ...

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Oct 6, 2015 ... McCurdy is a founder of the nonprofit patent-defense consortium Allied Security Trust, and now works for RPX RPXC -1.14% , a public ...

Tech giants form group to buy patents - CNET

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Jun 30, 2008 ... The group, which calls itself the Allied Security Trust, plans to buy up key intellectual property before it is obtained by parties that might use it ...

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Our Team - Allied Security Trust

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The AST Team. The AST team is made up of highly effective and specialized professionals with deep skills in intellectual property and technology. For patent ...

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Allied Security Trust - software patents wiki (en.swpat.org)

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Nov 20, 2010 ... Allied Security Trust (AST) describes itself as "a purely defensive organization helping to minimize the exposure of operating companies to ...