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Patent Strategy: Bolster Your Patent Position Prior to IPO

Last week peHUBwire reported on the biggest U.S. IPO of the year, digital whiteboard maker Smart Technologies Inc (SMT).  The Calgary, Alberta-based company sold 38.83 million shares for $17 each raising about $660.11 million.   Pre-IPO shareholders include funds associated with Apax Partners, chipmaker Intel Corp and IFF Holdings Inc.