Round-up - another big litigation drop, Fortress closes two deals, rumours of a significant Xiaomi acquisition 05 Jan 18
As we covered late last month in our top 10 stories of the year, 2017 was a particularly active year for patent news in the US. From Indian tribes becoming major patent owners and claiming sovereign immunity at the PTAB, to major corporate IP changes and more landmark decisions from the Supreme Court there was more than enough to keep us busy. But the news cycle didn’t stop even while this blog slowed down for the Christmas break. We have already covered the big TCL v Ericsson FRAND decision (and look out for more on that soon), but here’s a wrap of what else you might have missed in the last couple of weeks.
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