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December 14

Interesting - especially in light of our recent news of an $800m bid for the company. https://t.co/GSl2ymh6I3

December 14

Car companies expected to pay from $3 to $15 per vehicle under Avanci pricing structure https://t.co/ZydODHzDjV

December 14

RPX share price rises on back of IAM bid report. https://t.co/X14gS20tpm

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14 Dec 2017
Avanci announces pricing for auto sector – range from $3 to $15 per car

Avanci, the platform headed by former Ericsson CIPO Kasim Alfalahi focused on licensing wireless technology into different verticals in the Internet of Things (IoT), has published its royalty rates for car companies. Licensees will be expected to pay between $3 and $15 per car depending on the level of wireless technology in the vehicle. The news comes a little over a week since Avanci...

14 Dec 2017
Korea FTC defends global scope of its Qualcomm penalties as US judge warns of an antitrust “race to the bottom”

Of the recent competition rulings against Qualcomm, Korea’s seem to have gone the furthest in imposing global remedies on the chipmaker’s licensing practices. At a recent forum on antitrust extraterritoriality, Judge Douglas Ginsburg of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia criticised this approach, saying it sets a precedent that the most restrictive antitrust...

12 Dec 2017
Private group makes $800 million offer for RPX

RPX has been the subject of a recent takeover offer from a private consortium which values the defensive aggregator at around $800 million, according to two sources with knowledge of the offer. IAM understands that the firm’s board has yet to respond, although with a bid of $16.25 per share, a significant increase on the current price of around $12.80, shareholders might be tempted to...

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