Data Analysis

Pandemic taught businesses to value their IP, says founder of patent litigation powerhouse

John B Quinn established Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in 1986 and has represented some of the world’s biggest companies on the plaintiff and defence side since then

08 August 2022

Chinese invention patent grants up 16% in the first half of 2022

Domestic entities lead the charge, with authorities also keen to encourage further international filings

02 August 2022

WDTX judges on new random assignment list lack patent experience

Filing in Waco now seems a real gamble, as a deep dive on Docket Navigator reveals that most of Alan Albright’s colleagues have handled a relatively low number of cases

01 August 2022

Inside the sprawling US patent litigation battle between Ericsson and Apple

Docket Navigator data shows that the dispute between the two companies involves four district court cases, five at the ITC and a whopping 34 inter partes review petitions

25 July 2022

Ericsson v Apple and Nokia v Oppo are the shape of things to come

The widespread availability of mobile technology and increasing levels of wealth mean that old assumptions about patent filing and litigation are being rethought

22 July 2022

Prolific PAE IP Edge goes under the microscope

Docket Navigator data shows that entities created by the firm have filed nearly 280 lawsuits since 2018 and have often secured quick settlements

18 July 2022

The companies with biggest trademark portfolios in Europe, China and the US

L’Oréal, Tencent, Disney and Unilever are among the entities that lead the way, according to exclusive data analysis undertaken by IAM's sister publication WTR

15 July 2022

Court analytics show Zebra’s $360M settlement with Honeywell follows litigation track record

The outcome was unsurprising considering Zebra’s settlements in other litigation, though a newly announced licence with InterDigital proves the company also comes to the negotiation table

11 July 2022

Toyota and Honda ramp up patent filings as wireless technologies become litigation battlefield

London-based firm Mathys & Squire’s research reveals that Japan is the most popular patenting jurisdiction for auto OEMs

08 July 2022

Six things to know about patent cases in the Southern District of New York

Although few disputes reach trial, some rights owners have won big in a venue that has one of the US’s speediest dockets

04 July 2022

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