Still a few days to go until the end of the month and the first half but @LexMachina's case counter is currently at… https://t.co/sWJoQDHh0q
SCOTUS ruling on extra-territorial damages could be a big boost for US patent owners, but much will depend on how i… https://t.co/9CaxrAk1vq
Ericsson and Xiaomi are still slugging it out in India, Swedish telecoms giant confirms https://t.co/alPTqh9DmG
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...
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...
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...
Greater licensing of their secondary patents would not only generate additional income for many pharma companies but would also enable the industry to serve patients better and avoid political controversy