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25 Jun 2018
Analysis Supreme Court global damages ruling comes as a boost to licensors, but its application will be key

The licensing community received a welcome shot in the arm late last week when the Supreme Court ruled on its final patent case of its current, soon-to-be-completed term. In Western Geco v ION Geophysical Corp a 7-2 majority of the court held that WesternGeco, which is owned by energy services giant Schlumberger, could recover profits lost overseas from ION’s infringement of...

25 Jun 2018
Analysis No settlement for Xiaomi and Ericsson in India, but the Chinese firm can sell MediaTek-powered devices there

Some recent statements by MediaTek CFO David Ku stirred rumours that Xiaomi and Ericsson had settled their patent dispute in India, but the Swedish telecom has confirmed to IAM that there is no truth to this. It means Xiaomi will head into its Hong Kong IPO with its most prominent patent dispute still underway, and Ericsson will continue to wait for a hoped-for licensing win in China. Ku...

22 Jun 2018
Analysis YP Jou and Spangenberg unite in new strategic alliance aiming to shake-up IP services

Two leaders in the IP monetisation world, YP Jou, the man responsible for monetising large parts of the Hon Hai-Foxconn patent portfolio, and Erich Spangenberg, best known as the founder of IPNav, have announced a strategic alliance between two of their companies in a move which reflects the current dynamic nature of the IP services market and the extent to which it is being transformed by...

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