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  • Feb 21, 2013
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Porque Apple, Google y Samsung apuestan al éxito de BlackBerry (ideas previas al Mobile World Congress 2013)

  Publicado desde el Mobile World Congress 2013 en Barcelona, España. 21 De febrero de 2013 – Uno de mis eventos favoritos del año tendrá lugar entre el 25 y 28 de febrero: El Mobile World Congress (MWC) organizado por GSMA Organization.  Y ya el domingo previo al congreso empiezan los preparativos y tendrán lugar algunos […]


Why Apple, Google and Samsung want Blackberry to succeed (and other thoughts in the run-up to the Mobile World Congress)

  21 February 2013 – My favorite event of the year starts this coming Monday, February 25th and runs for 4 full days: The Mobile World Congress (MWC) which is run by the ever brilliant GSMA Organization.  And there is quite a lot happening Sunday with some “pre-MWC” events so let’s call it a 5-day event. […]


  • Jan 21, 2013
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Samsung plans Galaxy Note 8 device for Mobile World Congress next month … and also targets the business market [VIDEO]

21 January 2013– Jong-Kyun Shin, the president of Samsung’s mobile business, told reporters attending a dinner in Seoul, Korea, that the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 would be fully revealed at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, at the end of February, according to iNews24 and reported by Engadget. As the name implies, it’ll be an 8-inch […]


  • Dec 13, 2012
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Global IP filings off the chart, China tops global patent filings, and IP jobs continue to grow

  13 December 2012 — If you bury yourself in the Financial Times or Wall Street Journal or Business Insider you know that the global economy is slowing, and some places have almost stopped. But for our world-wide intrepid inventors and IP mavens their reaction is … “huh? Slow?  Are you nuts?” Patent filings and […]


  • May 18, 2012
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U.S. cable companies, “dumb pipes” … and data

                                                              By:  Athina Kontosakou and Gregory Bufithis 18 May 2012 – The US cable industry is very big and very profitable. The four large publicly traded cable companies – Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision, and Charter Communications – have an aggregate enterprise value of nearly $200bn. They face limited competition, have high and stable margins and […]


The Mobile World Congress: e-discovery, ubiquitous mobility … and technology, technology, technology

By: Gregory P Bufithis, Esq. (with thanks to staffers Juan Di Lica, Andrea Valencia, Athina Kontosakou and Darius Champion) 30 April 2012 –  On the heels of Mark Zuckerberg paying $1bn to eliminate the threat to Facebook from Instagram (which we wrote about here), with Yahoo unveiling (yet another) reorganization under its fifth chief executive in five years, and with […]


  • Feb 15, 2012
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Surprise, surprise. The app market is thriving … and adding jobs

15 February 2012 – Last year there were a series of dire warnings that app developers would be driven from the U.S. by the activities of NPEs.  But lo and behold, TechNet (a telecom/technology CEO network that to which we subscribe) says au contraire.  The surge in mobile software and other apps has led to a surge in […]


  • Sep 1, 2011
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The DOJ lawsuit to block AT&T’s takeover of T-Mobile USA: some initial thoughts

1 September 2011 — No sooner do I touch down in Paris after 4+ glorious weeks at home in Greece but the DOJ decides to challenge the AT&T/T-Mobile merger.  I have been involved in the merger on two levels:  providing attorneys (through two of my companies Project Counsel and The Posse List) for the massive document reviews involved in the […]


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