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20 Feb 2018
Despite the spin, new report shows NPEs are responsible for a fraction of European patent litigation

For several years executives from various US-based NPEs have been talking about the much more appealing litigation environment in various European countries as they have seen the climate become far tougher in their home market. Germany, in particular, is probably the most talked-about jurisdiction by US patent owners of every stripe as the potential for an injunction in Europe’s...

20 Feb 2018
Sharp and Hisense bury the patent hatchet as they move toward resolving acrimonious brand and commercial dispute

A conflict over use of the Sharp brand name in the US market for televisions has pitted the Foxconn-owned display maker against Chinese licencee Hisense in IP and commercial lawsuits across multiple jurisdictions since last June. Now, disclosures made by Sharp in the process of withdrawing a patent infringement lawsuit and an ITC investigation suggest that the two parties have agreed to a...

19 Feb 2018
Our quest to find the 2018 IP Hall of Fame Inductees continues

Many outstanding IP figures have been put forward for IP Hall of Fame induction in 2018 since IAM launched its annual nomination process three weeks ago, but there is still time to make a submission before the closing date of 8th March. Please tell us about the individuals you believe have made an extraordinary contribution to the IP industry by completing this short form. Nominees can...

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