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25 May 2017
As Apple and Nokia agree new licensing deal Qualcomm looks increasingly isolated

The licensing agreement announced earlier this week between Nokia and Apple is the latest that the iPhone maker has put in place with a who’s who of the wireless world. The deal sees all litigation between the two companies settled with Nokia set to receive a royalty payout. The statement about the settlement didn’t go into the detail of how much is changing hands, referring...

25 May 2017
Huawei puts royalties on the balance sheet to the tune of $300 million

IP-minded readers of Huawei's 2016 annual report will have noticed a striking change in the company's accounting of its intangible assets. Alongside goodwill, trademarks, software and patents is a brand new category – royalties. The company states that in the last calendar year it had “additions” in the royalties column of more than 2 billion RMB, or just...

24 May 2017
Day Three INTA Barcelona report - CPA planning for change, .sucks momentum, top in-house teams and more

The INTA 2017 Annual Meeting is coming to an end after five action-packed days in Barcelona. Here’s the final round-up of what has been going on from World Trademark Review reporters Trevor Little (TL) and Tim Lince (TJL), and me, Joff Wild (JW).   Change management – In town to present CPA’s new IP Platform, CEO Simon Webster found time to comment on recent stories...

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