“It is clear that, no matter which viewpoint one takes, Ericsson is the leader in 3GPP and has influenced the technology in 5G over the years more than any other contributor,” company states in new report
New figures from litigation data provider Lex Machina show strong take-up following 2016's Defend Trade Secrets Act. More than 70% of trade secrets cases resolved at trial are won by plaintiffs.
For many observers of US patent law the current Supreme Court term essentially boils down to one case. But as we wait for the ruling in Oil States on the constitutionality of inter partes review, the justices had another case to hear yesterday on… Read more
Last week, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) held its first public patent auction, which saw a selection of 932 patents go under the gavel.
The rights were listed online roughly two weeks prior to the 21st March sale. In the event, the most… Read more
The world’s largest oil and gas company Saudi Aramco has filed an inter partes review (IPR) against a Korean petrochemical business in what is a highly unusual move by one of the energy majors. The Saudi national oil giant, which produces 12.5…
Patently Apple has the story of legal wrangling that has been going on between Apple and Chinese company BYD in both the US and China since at least May. Unlike past patent problems for Apple in China, this one is with a supplier and assembler of… Read more
@IAM_magazine RT @IAM_magazine: Treat claims that NPEs will boost patent values in China with a great deal of scepticism; and be wary of those arguing th… Read more