January 23, 2018


Career Innovation: Reinventing Yourself at Cisco

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Carlos shares how he became the most prolific patent inventor of 2017 and why he loves working at Cisco.

April 2, 2015


Cultivating Engagement and Innovation: The History of Cisco’s April Fools’ Patent Contest

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A Q&A with Cisco Vice President of Intellectual Property, Dan Lang According to a report from global recruitment firm WilsonHCG, tech companies are the most successful among the Fortune 500 at  finding and recruiting top employees. What’s more telling, within the tech industry, the competition for top talent – especially top engineers – is fierce. […]

December 23, 2014


A Grammy-Class Outcome to the Rockstar Patents

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Today’s definitive agreement for purchase of the Rockstar patents by a subsidiary of patent clearinghouse RPX Corporation, with simultaneous licensing of the portfolio to more than 30 technology companies, including Cisco, represents a victory for common sense.

February 6, 2014


Innovatio Case: Victory for Cisco Customers Makes the Case for Patent Reform

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We're pleased to announce today that we've achieved full protection for millions of Cisco customers from the overblown and specious claims of a very aggressive patent assertion entity.

February 12, 2012


Helping the Open Internet to Thrive

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Cisco is proud that our employees have played leading roles in the creation of interoperability standards, just as they have invented many of the foundational technologies used in the global data network.

February 8, 2012


Patent Fees Should Cover PTO Expenses

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The fees paid by users of the PTO should cover the cost of the services the PTO provides, and the fees, once paid, should actually be available to the PTO to provide those services and not diverted to other purposes.