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June 17

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18 Jun 2018
Analysis $400m verdict against Samsung a milestone for Korean university, but just the beginning of the battle

Last Friday, a jury in the Eastern District of Texas ordered Samsung Electronics to pay $400 million to the IP licensing arm of South Korea’s top technology university. KAIST IP US LLC, an affiliate of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, saw its patent survive multiple IPRs and a dispute over its proper ownership en route to a courtroom victory over South...

15 Jun 2018
Analysis IBM, Microsoft and Samsung lead the way in cybersecurity patents - but China is catching up fast

New research has revealed that IBM owns the largest portfolio of cybersecurity patents, with a little over 2,500 families. Big Blue is closely followed by Microsoft and Samsung; while Canon, Intel and Google also feature prominently among the largest players in the space, the full list of which contains many of the world’s leading patent owners.  But perhaps the biggest...

15 Jun 2018
Analysis Delaware will not turn into the new Eastern District of Texas because it has no incentive to, study claims

Research into the increase in patent suits in the District of Delaware following TC Heartland has found that the venue shift is likely to result in less litigation from patent assertion entities (PAEs), while also revealing that firms incorporated in Delaware have been impacted by the changes resulting from the Supreme Court’s landmark decision most positively. The TC Heartland...

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