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27 Sep 2016
China’s Oppo revealed as recipient of $4 million patent portfolio sold by Inventergy last year

New assignment records indicate that Chinese smartphone maker Oppo was the unidentified party that made a $4 million patent purchase from NPE Inventergy in June last year. According to USPTO records, the Dongguan-based company obtained five US patents in separate assignments on 25th March this year (though these were not recorded with the USPTO until 7th September). The assignor of each of...

26 Sep 2016
With the “troll” threat reducing, the case for defensive patent aggregation may no longer be as compelling

The week before last I hosted a webinar for IAM Market entitled Readying a Patent Portfolio for Sale: What You Need to Know to Be Successful. Over 350 people signed up to get the materials and the recording, while close to 200 listened live as presenter Kent Richardson, a partner at Silicon Valley-based Richardson Oliver Law Group, talked through his slides and then answered questions from me...

26 Sep 2016
Alarm in Asia as ITC 337 investigations on course for biggest year since smartphone wars peak

Taipei-based Advantech recently became the latest Taiwanese company to find itself facing a Section 337 investigation by the United States International Trade Commission (ITC). The complaint, filed by Rockwell Automation, accuses a German software developer called 3S Smart Software Solutions of infringing eight US patents in a software system called CoDeSys; Advantech, which implements that...

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