Automotive

Auto IP leaders need to wise up to SEPs – and fast

A steep learning curve is required to make the most of the coming era of connectivity

Auto IP leaders need to wise up to SEPs – and fast
Latest Nokia results point to diverging fortunes for largest licensing players
31 Jul 2020

Latest Nokia results point to diverging fortunes for largest licensing players

Finnish mobile giant’s IP business sees drop in sales but company highlights “higher investments to drive creation of intellectual property”

Top patent owners continue to outperform the markets, according to new analysis
31 Jul 2020

Top patent owners continue to outperform the markets, according to new analysis

Publicly-quoted companies in the IAM/ktMINE US Patent 100 enjoyed a strong June compared to their peers

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29 Jul 2020

Avanci head Alfalahi hails DOJ's seal of approval for its new 5G programme

Auto and IoT-focused platform looks to extend its deal-making reach into new generation of wireless Read more

28 Jul 2020

Proposed limits to injunctions in Japan need further study, top policy body says

JPO subcommittee report indicates that the time is not right for a measure that could be seen as  weakening patent rights Read more

23 Jul 2020

Lidar leader Velodyne inks patent cross-licence with China’s Hesai

Settlement deal reveals that the pair were litigating in China as well as the US and Germany Read more

21 Jul 2020

The signs are that Canada is upping its IP game

Bank announces launch of multi-million-dollar financing package for IP-rich businesses while Ontario government unveils new action plan Read more

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18 Jul 2020

Why Huawei can’t count on patent licensing – at least in the US

Successful dealmaking cannot be isolated from broader political currents and that means China’s 5G champion may need to embrace more out-of-the-box IP value creation strategies Read more

15 Jul 2020

German Federal Court of Justice’s FRAND decision is a win for patent owners

In Sisvel v Haier, Germany’s highest court brought greater clarity to a number of issues surrounding the licensing of SEPs – and rights holders have reason to be satisfied Read more

7 Jul 2020

A patent's journey from IAM Market to Facebook v BlackBerry

Analysis shows that assets listed on the platform sell at a higher rate than average, while they are also litigated more often Read more

3 Jul 2020

Germany’s Supreme Court releases full judgment in key FRAND licensing case

Ruling in Sisvel v Haier clarifies issues around areas including what constitutes a “willing” licensee, obligations on implementers and the scope licensors have to vary royalty rates Read more

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17 Jul 2020

Revealed – the US law firms that send the most prosecution work abroad and who they send it to

An in-depth look at who America’s patent lawyers work with in Canada, China, Germany, Japan and the UK Read more

14 Jul 2020

Data shows why US IP owners are flocking to patent litigation’s hottest venue

Judge Albright in WDTX is quicker to hold claim construction hearings, less likely to transfer cases and is reluctant to scupper cases in early motions Read more

14 Jul 2020

Sharp grants Huawei SEP licence for auto components

Deal shakes up car wars in Germany, with Huawei client Daimler now set to escape some infringement claims Read more

9 Jul 2020

Budget cuts are on the cards, say corporate patent executives in exclusive IAM survey

New filing strategies, a rise in litigation, more IP value creation and less work for outside advisers are among the key findings of the research Read more

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8 Jun 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM Read more

4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

4 Mar 2020

The top 10 patent market developments of 2019

Asset sales, trade wars and new names at the top made last year transformative for IP owners. Read more

30 Aug 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform in June and July Read more