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A CAFC judgment that slammed RPX could turn out to be very bad news for Unified Patents. https://t.co/0loRDtA2hg

July 20

CAFC decision puts third party IPR filing strategies in the spotlight and could spell trouble for the likes of RPX… https://t.co/WeMpfsWNvP

July 20

Big decision from Fed Circuit on use of tribal immunity at the PTAB. Affirms board ruling not to terminate IPR on b… https://t.co/LD97KNJXTy

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20 Jul 2018
Analysis Fed Circuit IPR decision puts third-party filers in the spotlight

The ability of the likes of RPX and Unified Patents to file inter partes reviews (IPRs) against patents that have been asserted against their members in district court has been called into question by a recent decision from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC).  In the case, RPX filed an IPR against two patents owned by the NPE Applications in Internet Time. Those grants...

20 Jul 2018
News China and South Korea will displace the West as the world’s innovation leaders by 2029

Unless the United States takes action now to improve its innovation and commercialisation processes, it will lose its leading position by all measures of innovation by 2029, the authors of a new report have claimed. The outlook is similarly gloomy for the EU and the UK, with the study predicting that East Asian countries – mainly China and South Korea – are set to race past their...

19 Jul 2018
Analysis Despite Samsung settlement management of former BlackBerry patents changes hands

Earlier this week a judge in the Eastern District of Texas officially dismissed the lawsuit between Samsung and Fundamental Innovation Systems International (FISI) after the pair settled their dispute. FISI had accused the tech giant of infringing 10 patents in a lawsuit filed early last year and the settlement leaves it with ongoing suits against just ZTE, Huawei and LG.  FISI is...

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