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25 Apr 2017
Auto industry seeks to build pressure on Trump administration over the patent and anti-trust nexus

A group of tech companies and advocacy groups have joined forces with members of the auto industry to write to President Trump expressing their concern over what they claim are anti-competitive licensing practices by some owners of standard essential patents (SEPs). They have also urged the new administration to let the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) case against Qualcomm “run...

25 Apr 2017
Conversant picks up patents from top Korean vendor

Conversant has acquired a patent portfolio from Korean chipmaker Dongbu HiTek, USPTO assignments records reveal. This represents the privately-held Canadian NPE’s second significant purchase from an Asia-Pacific based operating company in recent months – and may be a sign of things to come as the ‘public IP company’ (PIPCO) model founders. According to USPTO data,...

24 Apr 2017
We need to change the way we talk about IP; it's value, not law, that's key - says Singapore agency chief

As part of their conference package, delegates at tomorrow’s IPBC China event here in Beijing will be receiving the third issue of our Chinese-language magazine, which just hit my desk last week. Alongside translations of some of our most popular recent IAM features – such as the annual Market Makers list and a detailed analysis of the state of play in the US brokered patent...

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