Acacia Research (Nasdaq: ACTG) started off representing small investors and small companies who didn’t know how or couldn’t afford to enforce patents that they had obtained. After all, it’s not obvious how a small company or an individual can even find out who is violating their patents, and then it’s expensive and requires a lot of skill to defend them. It can also be very time more »
It seems apparent that natural gas will provide a lot of the future energy in the United States. Natural gas is cheap compared to gasoline or diesel. In fact, it’s at near record low prices. It’s very, very plentiful in the States. It’s less polluting than gasoline, and it’s much less polluting than coal.
This has caused a lot of enthusiasm about the future of two more »