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January 21

Sounds plausible - ties in with what we've heard. Very good for big-tech if true, though. Much better than a vacant… https://t.co/jRZaMAk5ZF

January 20

As per @ipwatchdog report, @uspto director position listed as vacant on Commerce Dept website. STRANGE. https://t.co/2mfnToXzMy

January 20

Curioser and curioser ... https://t.co/c6FO6vd2IV

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20 Jan 2017
FTC sets its sights on Qualcomm, but as Trump takes over making anything stick will be another matter

After an investigation lasting more than two years, the Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against Qualcomm on Tuesday over what it alleges are the chipmaker’s anti-competitive practices in the supply of its baseband processors and the licensing of its patent portfolio. The lawsuit, which was filed in the Northern District of California, is the latest example of Qualcomm’s...

20 Jan 2017
Samsung taps Kudelski’s licensing prowess to push wider adoption of content security technology

Samsung Electronics and Kudelski Group are teaming up to license content security technology that they have developed together, marking what may be a first step in a radical new direction for the Korean company in terms of monetising its IP assets. Kudelski unit NAGRA announced earlier this month that it would be establishing a new corporate body with Samsung to license their co-developed...

19 Jan 2017
Michelle Lee set to remain as Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office under the Trump administration

Well-placed sources have told IAM that the USPTO could announce as early as today that Michelle Lee will continue as the agency's director under the Trump administration when the new President takes office following his inauguration tomorrow. If confirmed, the reappointment would not be subject to approval from the Senate. Speculation has mounted in recent weeks...

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