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18 Jun 2018
Analysis Lawsuits involving Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley and Volvo underline growing auto sector patent focus

A couple of recent infringement suits involving long-established car manufacturers have shown once again that patent assertion remains a looming threat in an auto industry that is undergoing some very significant changes.  Late last week Jaguar Land Rover brought a case against Bentley Motors accusing the luxury carmaker of infringing one of its patents relating to its “terrain...

18 Jun 2018
Analysis $400m verdict against Samsung a milestone for Korean university, but just the beginning of the battle

Last Friday, a jury in the Eastern District of Texas ordered Samsung Electronics to pay $400 million to the IP licensing arm of South Korea’s top technology university. KAIST IP US LLC, an affiliate of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, saw its patent survive multiple IPRs and a dispute over its proper ownership en route to a courtroom victory over South...

15 Jun 2018
Analysis IBM, Microsoft and Samsung lead the way in cybersecurity patents - but China is catching up fast

New research has revealed that IBM owns the largest portfolio of cybersecurity patents, with a little over 2,500 families. Big Blue is closely followed by Microsoft and Samsung; while Canon, Intel and Google also feature prominently among the largest players in the space, the full list of which contains many of the world’s leading patent owners.  But perhaps the biggest...

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