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15 Jul 2018
News A game-changing patent case in China may be about to begin - or not

If nothing has changed, some time this week should see the launch of a suit by a US NPE that, the man who runs it has told the world, is going to change the face of Chinese patent litigation forever. In an interview published by IAM on 6th July, iPEL CEO Brian Yates said that his firm was preparing to fight a case against an unnamed consumer goods company in China that will lead to the...

13 Jul 2018
Analysis BT assertion against Fortinet shows how cyber security is becoming big patent business

BT has launched a lawsuit in US district court accusing a Silicon Valley based cyber security company of infringing five of its patents. According to the complaint, which was filed earlier this week in Delaware, BT contacted Fortinet in late 2014 and claimed that it infringed on two of the patents-in-suit. Despite writing to the company on three separate occasions through 2015 and...

13 Jul 2018
Analysis Qualcomm reigns in global WLAN patents but Marvell rules in the US and Nokia leads by SEP count

A new study of the wireless LAN (WLAN) global patent landscape reveals that while Qualcomm is the dominant player in the space overall, it is beaten by Marvell in the United States by active portfolio size and conspicuously absent from the list of the top holders of standard essential patents (SEPs). The study also finds that while the United States dominates this market by filings, numbers...

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