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k_somsuk 21 posts  |  Last Activity: Dec 27, 2013 1:37 AM Member since: Apr 10, 2011
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  • Latest: DSS (with only 46 M outstanding shares) filed patent-infringement lawsuit against AAPL in November

    - DSS filed in 2012 patent-infringement lawsuits against several companies including Facebook and LinkedIn for violating DSS-owned Bascom Patents. The Bascom Patents are believed to be the foundation/cornerstone of social networks as we know them now.

    - Three companies have already settled with DSS. Broadvision and Jive Software will pay 4% to 5% royalties to DSS for the use of the Bascom patents. Novell settled out of court but terms are not known

    - In conservative 2012 Facebook revenues of $5.1 billion 4% and 5% royalty rates fro DSS would amount to about $204 million and $254 million respectively. From public information 60% goes to DSS and the rest to the inventor/lawyer.

    - DSS contends that Facebook & LinkedIn should pay from years they've used the technology until the patents expire in 2022.

    - The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has set the Markman hearing date for February 26, 2014 for DSS, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc., and LinkedIn, Corp

    - VHC went from under $2 to over $40 when it sued AAPL and won.

    - DSS has a fast growing core business consisting of cloud-based and conventional high-technology suite of products for document securtity and counterfeiting. It's product offerings are growing rapidly.

    BACKGROUND - DSS owns a patent portfolio of six patents and four pending patent applications relating to technology invented by Thomas Bascom. DSS asserts that the Bascom Patents form the underlying architecture for the explosion of social networks by enabling users to link, search and provide selective access to information. These features are basic and fundamental for the frameworks that operates Facebook (FB), LinkedIn (LNKD), etc

  • k_somsuk k_somsuk Dec 27, 2013 1:36 AM Flag

    This one could be $100 if it wins the Facebook lawsuit with only 46M shares

  • Update: DSS (with only 46 M outstanding shares) filed patent-infringement lawsuit against AAPL in November

    DSS owns several patents (Bascom Patents) that are believed to be the foundation of social networks as we know them now.

    - DSS filed in 2012 patent-infringement lawsuits against several companies including Facebook and LinkedIn.

    - Three companies have already settled with DSS. Broadvision and Jive Software will pay 4% to 5% royalties to DSS for the use of the Bascom patents.

    - In conservative 2012 Facebook revenues of $5.1 billion 4% and 5% royalty rates fro DSS would amount to about $204 million and $254 million respectively. From public information 60% goes to DSS and the rest to the inventor/lawyer.

    - DSS contends that Facebook & LinkedIn should pay from years they've used the technology until the patents expire in 2022.

    - The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has set the Markman hearing date for February 26, 2014 for DSS, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc., and LinkedIn, Corp

    - Kramer Levin, the lawfirm representing DSS against Facebook and LinkeIn and others was named the 2014 Benchmark Litigation Top Tier of New York Litigation Firm (11/12/2013). Kramer Levin works on a contingency basis.

    - DSS has a fast growing core business consisting of cloud-based and conventional high-technology suite of products for document securtity and counterfeiting. It's product offerings are growing rapidly.

    DSS owns a patent portfolio of six patents and four pending patent applications relating to technology invented by Thomas Bascom. DSS asserts that the Bascom Patents form the underlying architecture for the explosion of social networks by enabling users to link, search and provide selective access to information. These features are basic and fundamental for the frameworks that operates Facebook (FB), LinkedIn (LNKD), etc

  • k_somsuk k_somsuk Dec 18, 2013 12:57 PM Flag

    excellent timeline....I think you are spot on with your predictions

  • k_somsuk k_somsuk Dec 18, 2013 10:58 AM Flag

    Keep this in mind....markmans less than 2 months away....in 2 weeks we will be in january effect territory and fast approaching the markman hearings against facebook and linkedin

  • 3 Stocks Under $10 Moving Higher

    BY Roberto Pedone | 12/18/13 - 07:00 AM EST

    Document Security Systems

    Document Security Systems ( (DSS_)) is engaged in fraud and counterfeit protection for all forms of printed documents and digital information. This stock closed up 8.7% to $2 in Tuesdays trading session.

    Tuesdays Range: $1.84-$2.00
    52-Week Range: $0.86-$3.64
    Thursdays Volume: 933,000
    Three-Month Average Volume: 898,519

    From a technical perspective, DSS trended sharply higher here right off its 200-day moving average of $1.88 with above-average volume. This move is quickly pushing shares of DSS within range of triggering a major breakout trade. That trade will hit if DSS manages to take out Tuesday's high of $2 to some more near-term overhead resistance levels at $2.11 to $2.30 with high volume.

    Traders should now look for long-biased trades in DSS as long as its trending above Tuesday's low of $1.84 or above some more near-term support at $1.73 and then once it sustains a move or close above those breakout levels with volume that hits near or above 898,519 shares. If that breakout hits soon, then DSS will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $3 to $3.20. Any high-volume move above those levels will then give DSS a chance to tag its 52-week high at $3.64.

  • k_somsuk k_somsuk Dec 17, 2013 6:50 AM Flag

    DYLS has 8M share float and it's nearly profitable and trading at 0.4 times sales

    No biotec under $10 can claim that

  • k_somsuk k_somsuk Dec 17, 2013 6:49 AM Flag

    DYLS has 8M share float and it's nearly profitable ....No biotec under $10 can claim that

  • You do the math...royalty revenues are 100% margin. DSS has 42 million O/S shares.

    Facts:

    - DSS owns several patents (Bascom Patents) that are believed to be the foundation of social networks as we know them now.

    - DSS filed in 2012 patent-infringement lawsuits against several companies including Facebook and LinkedIn.

    - Three companies have already settled with DSS. Broadvision and Jive Software will pay 4% to 5% royalties to DSS for the use of the Bascom patents.

    - In conservative 2012 Facebook revenues of $5.1 billion 4% and 5% royalty rates fro DSS would amount to about $204 million and $254 million respectively. From public information 60% goes to DSS and the rest to the inventor/lawyer.

    - DSS contends that Facebook & LinkedIn should pay from years they've used the technology until the patents expire in 2022.

    - The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has set the Markman hearing date for February 26, 2014 for DSS, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc., and LinkedIn, Corp

    - Kramer Levin, the lawfirm representing DSS against Facebook and LinkeIn and others was named the 2014 Benchmark Litigation Top Tier of New York Litigation Firm (11/12/2013). Kramer Levin works on a contingency basis.

    - DSS has a fast growing core business consisting of cloud-based and conventional high-technology suite of products for document securtity and counterfeiting. It's product offerings are growing rapidly.

    - DSS patent portfolio was valued at $30 Million

    DSS owns a patent portfolio of six patents and four pending patent applications relating to technology invented by Thomas Bascom (the "Bascom Patents" - valid through 2022). DSS asserts that the Bascom Patents form the underlying architecture for the explosion of social networks by enabling users to link, search and provide selective access to information. These features are basic and fundamental for the frameworks that operates Facebook (FB), LinkedIn (LNKD), etc

  • Price Target: $6+ by march 2014

    ----excerpts from SeekingAlpha article today

    - New 53% owner/new company/director is known a Who is Who in the sector and his influence will make revenues go way up

    - Huge capacity and efficiency increase going forward almost doubling in 2015 due to cash infusion to remove constraints and keep up with demand

    - 10 consecutive GAAP profitable quarters - The 11th will be announced this Wednesday 11/27/2013 in the PM

    - Higher gross margins expected going forward

    - Trading at 0.25 times sales or 30% of sector averages

    - Only 4 million shares on the float

    - Strong balance sheet

    Do your DD before this one explodes before the 11th profitable quarter is announced on 11/27/2013 in the pre-market hours.

    Watch the volume/Price action tomorrow - CAMT, another Israeli low floated gained 80% today - almost doubled!!

  • Reply to

    SA article a plus

    by hamiltonstruheir_2 Nov 25, 2013 11:49 AM
    k_somsuk k_somsuk Nov 25, 2013 11:55 AM Flag

    I agree. Excellent article puts everything in the right content

  • Price Target

    - Huge capacity and efficiency increase going forward almost doubling in 2015 due to cash infusion to remove constraints and keep up with demand

    - Higher gross margins expected

    - New 53% owner is Who is Who in same industry as ELTK and will shift customers to ELTK to increase shareholder value - And now he is the largest shareholder

    - Trading at 0.25 times sales or 30% of sector averages

    - Only 4 million shares on the float

    - 3Q 2013 expected to be the 11th GAAP profitable quarter will be reported Wednesday, November 27, 2013

    - Strong balance sheet

    Do your DD before this one explodes after this temporary profit taking by "clueless trapped longs"

  • You do the math...royalty revenues are 100% margin. DSS has 42 million O/S shares.

    Earlier this year the Lexington Technology Group (TLG) and DSS formed a joint and TLG became a DSS subsidiary. Prior to the JV venture TLG acquired a patent portfolio of six patents and four pending patent applications relating to technology invented by Thomas Bascom (the "Bascom Patents" - valid through 2022). DSS asserts that the Bascom Patents form the underlying architecture for the explosion of social networks by enabling users to link, search and provide selective access to information. These features are basic and fundamental for the frameworks that operates Facebook (FB), LinkedIn (LNKD), etc.

    As of today Bascom Research/DSS had filed patent infringement lawsuits against at least six defendants. Three of the defendants that have already agreed to settle, but the two largest cases against Facebook and LinkdeIn are still pending. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has set the Markman hearing date for February 26, 2014 for DSS, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc., and LinkedIn, Corp. DSS feels confident about their case since three of the defendants have already agreed to settle.

    From public information, BroadVision (BVSN) and Jive Software (JIVE) agreed to pay an effective royalty rate of 4% and 5%, respectively, for their use of the Bascom Patents at issue in the litigation. DSS has not disclosed information about its recent settlement with Novell (NOVL).

    In 2012 Facebook reported revenues of $5.1 billion. But the most recent quarter resulted in revenues of $2 billion reflecting significant growth that it's expected to continue. But just to be conservative I will use 2012 revenues. This means that 4% and 5% royalty rates would amount to about $204 million and $254 million respectively. From available information to date, DSS gets to keep at least 60% of the total settlement or about $120 million, with the balance going to the inventor/law firm (contingency)

  • k_somsuk k_somsuk Nov 22, 2013 3:00 PM Flag

    It would make sense if DSS is going after social media giants

  • You do the math...royalty revenues are 100% margin. DSS has 42 million O/S shares.

    Earlier this year the Lexington Technology Group (TLG) and DSS formed a joint and TLG became a DSS subsidiary. Prior to the JV venture TLG acquired a patent portfolio of six patents and four pending patent applications relating to technology invented by Thomas Bascom (the "Bascom Patents" - valid through 2022).
    DSS asserts that the Bascom Patents form the underlying architecture for the explosion of social networks by enabling users to link, search and provide selective access to information. These features are basic and fundamental for the frameworks that operates Facebook (FB), LinkedIn (LNKD), etc.

    As of today Bascom Research/DSS had filed patent infringement lawsuits against at least six defendants. Three of the defendants that have already agreed to settle, but the two largest cases against Facebook and LinkdeIn are still pending. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has set the Markman hearing date for February 26, 2014 for DSS, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc., and LinkedIn, Corp. DSS feels confident about their case since three of the defendants have already agreed to settle.

    From public information, BroadVision (BVSN) and Jive Software (JIVE) agreed to pay an effective royalty rate of 4% and 5%, respectively, for their use of the Bascom Patents at issue in the litigation. DSS has not disclosed information about its recent settlement with Novell (NOVL).

    In 2012 Facebook reported revenues of $5.1 billion. But the most recent quarter resulted in revenues of $2 billion reflecting significant growth that it's expected to continue. But just to be conservative I will use 2012 revenues. This means that 4% and 5% royalty rates would amount to about $204 million and $254 million respectively. From available information to date, DSS gets to keep at least 60% of the total settlement or about $120 million, with the balance going to the inventor/law firm (contingency)

  • Earlier this year the Lexington Technology Group (TLG) and DSS formed a joint and TLG because a DSS subsidiary. Prior to the JV venture TLG acquired a patent portfolio of six patents and four pending patent applications relating to technology invented by Thomas Bascom (the "Bascom Patents").
    DSS asserts that the Bascom Patents form the underlying architecture for the explosion of social networks by enabling users to link, search and provide selective access to information. These features are basic and fundamental for the frameworks that operates Facebook (FB), LinkedIn (LNKD), etc.

    As of today Bascom Research/DSS had filed patent infringement lawsuits against at least six defendants. Three of the defendants that have already agreed to settle, but the two largest cases against Facebook and LinkdeIn are still pending. The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has set the Markman hearing date for February 26, 2014 for Bascom Research, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc., and LinkedIn, Corp. The company must feel confident about their case since three of the defendants have already agreed to settle.

    From the information that has been made public so far, we know that BroadVision (BVSN) and Jive Software (JIVE) agreed to pay an effective royalty rate of 4% and 5%, respectively, for their use of the Bascom Patents at issue in the litigation. The company has not disclosed much information about its recent settlement with Novell (NOVL).

    In 2012 Facebook reported revenues of approximately $5.1 billion. But the most recent quarter resulted in revenues of $2 billion reflecting significant growth that it's expected to continue. But just to be conservative I will use 2012 revenues. This means that 4% and 5% royalty rates would amount to about $204 million and $254 million respectively. From available information to date, DSS gets to keep at least 60% of the total settlement, with the balance going to the inventor and the law firm

  • 15 times normal trading volume ahead of earnings AH today

    From SeekingAlpha article on PLNR

    PLNR will report 4Q and FY 2013 financial results on November 20, 2013 AH. During the 3Q 2013 conference call, Gerry Perkel, Planar's President and CEO made two important comments that bode well about 4Q results: 1) a significant growth in order backlog exiting entering 4Q … "our shippable backlog when entering Q4 was more than $5 million larger than our backlog enter in Q3, which supports our expectation to sequential revenue growth in Q4;" 2) this sequential growth coupled with the expectation for improved gross profits will likely result in achieving non-GAAP profitability in the 4th quarter. Regarding the Outlook for 4Q 2013, the 3Q 2013 earnings release stated:

    … "Earlier this fiscal year, the Company established a goal to substantially grow the sales of digital signage and touch products while turning a profit (on a Non-GAAP basis) for the fiscal year. Looking forward, with three quarters completed and the expectation for a strong sequential increase in sales, that goal remains achievable. The Company expects to grow sales of digital signage and touch products by more than 30 percent for the full fiscal year and to be profitable for fiscal 2013 (on a Non-GAAP basis). The Company currently anticipates revenue in the range of $42-44 million and Non-GAAP income per share of $0.03 to $0.05 in the fourth quarter of 2013."

    Based on recent execution progress, new product launches, and technological breakthroughs, a recent analysis forecasted that Planar will produce the highest future earnings growth in the Electronic and Instruments Industry at about 225%!

    I believe the market will soon realize that PLNR is a compelling value at today's prices based on the progress that has been made in recent quarters - progress that will inevitably result in steady improvements in gross margins and revenue growth. In my opinion PLNR could easily double within the next 6 months

  • k_somsuk k_somsuk Nov 20, 2013 1:12 PM Flag

    15 times normal trading volume....rallying ahead the earnings release AH

  • k_somsuk k_somsuk Nov 20, 2013 1:12 PM Flag

    One patent related news like a similar suit against Twitter, etc, and this one will fly to $2++

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