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June 26

Recent actions launched in EDTX indicate another Taiwanese OEM has teamed up with an NPE for monetisation purposes. https://t.co/stsqyMXRoP

June 26

We first mentioned Iancu as a possible candidate back in April. https://t.co/isdzB9wGul https://t.co/Hd4nxis94N

June 26

Developing nations steal IP. Then they start creating IP and things change. It's always been the case. https://t.co/R4LswdxREG

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26 Jun 2017
In a tough patent market, another Taiwanese OEM goes to Texas to extract value from its patent portfolio

Qisda is a major publicly-listed contract manufacturer in Taiwan, appearing among the top 10 global original design manufacturers (ODMs). It has been relatively quiet on the patent front compared to some of its peers, but a recent spate of infringement cases targeting Chinese and Taiwan smartphone makers suggests that it may now be working with a third party to monetise its modest trove...

23 Jun 2017
Even if IPRs are deemed unconstitutional, not much will change - except for pharma sector, which will hate it

Since the US Supreme Court granted cert in Oil States Energy Services, a case which challenges the constitutionality of the IPR process, the patent community has been debating whether this might mark the end of post-issuance reviews. If that were to happen, what might it mean for the patent market? According to this guest blog from Zachary Silbersher of Kroub Silbersher & Kolmykov the...

23 Jun 2017
If you want to make a successful deal in China, leave your standard licence template at home

A lot of the activity going on in the China market is so-called soft licensing. Rather than showing up with claim charts in hand, Western technology executives are exploring ways that they can work together with Chinese partners. It’s certainly safer and may well be a smarter approach. One of the more active participants in this trend has been General Electric. At IPBC Global in Ottawa...

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