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Dominion Harbor set to seek big name Chinese licensees for its Kodak patents after deal with top local law firm. https://t.co/VUJSNIL8hQ

June 27

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June 27

More fog than light in latest announcement from UPC preparatory committee on when new system may come into force. https://t.co/mzU1eS8Rpk

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29 Jun 2017
Dominion Harbor teams up with top-rated local law firm to license Kodak portfolio in China

A few months entering the China market through a joint venture, Dominion Harbor Enterprises has confirmed that it plans to monetise its sizeable portfolio of former Kodak patents there. CEO David Pridham announced yesterday that the licensing company and its subsidiary Monument Peak Ventures would be working with Beijing East IP Law Firm to license the assets to local Chinese...

27 Jun 2017
The biggest Supreme Court decision from the latest term had nothing to do with Texas

The most recent Supreme Court term effectively wraps up this week and as has become customary over the last decade, the justices heard their fair share of patent cases over the last nine months. In terms of generating headlines, nothing matched the design patent dispute between Apple and Samsung. The case was heard last October and the decision was handed down in December. In my time of...

27 Jun 2017
Alliance is the watchword for IoT development in China, but it may not make licensing easier for outsiders

China this month inaugurated a new alliance centred on the development of technologies in the mobile Internet of Things (IoT). Led by Huawei, ZTE and several of the country’s top telecommunications providers, it is said to have over 140 members, including a fair few research institutions. The focus is on a standard called NarrowBand-IoT that is being led by Chinese industry. Looking at...

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