What you missed from IAM over the last seven days 27 Jun 18
On IAM this week, we explored Xiaomi’s IPO prospectus and discovered that it reveals huge IP royalty payments – totalling more than $1 billion – over the last three years. Given that the company has agreed big deals with the likes of Microsoft and Nokia since 2016, we said, that’s no surprise; and, what’s more, the amount is likely to get bigger. Over in Europe, we focused on a new initiative involving Qualcomm, France Brevets and lobbying group IP Europe, which aims to ensure innovative European technology SMEs get the funds they need to build high-class, investor-friendly patent portfolios; while we also reported on a hook-up between two big players in the global IP market.
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