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‘The devil is in the detail' – the Qualcomm take on patent licensing

QTL General Manager John Han speaks to IAM about essentiality checks and valuation during negotiations as well as future pool participation

22 December 2022

Second buyer emerges in bid for BlackBerry’s 38,000 patents

New contender is a large firm that does not need external financing but original buyer Catapult IP Innovations is now in final negotiations with new financial partners

21 December 2022

Storage Wars: the price of overlooking hidden intangible assets

Companies are failing to conduct proper due diligence assessments that consider intangible assets, which is proving detrimental to their organisation’s true value.

30 November 2022

Five key patent transactions takeaways

An over-arching theme during an IAM event was the key importance of relationships, trust and empathy between parties when deals are getting done

11 November 2022

WiLAN revenues plummet in Q3 on prior year but Micron deal excluded

Strategic review of the licensing business nears a year in motion with no news on potential divestment announced

10 November 2022

Drug royalty agreements can help Big Pharma overcome patent cliffs, says top dealmaker

Behzad Khosrowshahi, CEO of DRI Healthcare Trust, looks at recent deals the firm has done, explains what makes a transaction attractive and how to get one over the line

04 November 2022

IP finance, monetisation and much more take centre stage on Day One of IPBC Asia 2022

A broad range of subjects and talking points - including a plenary address from JPO Commissioner Koichi Hamano - kept the 400+ delegates engaged as the event got underway in Tokyo

01 November 2022

Embracing the future at Singapore’s IP office

In an exclusive interview, IPOS chief executive Rena Lee speaks about digital innovations and her ambitions for Singapore as an IP hub

27 October 2022

Draft US bill proposes federal SEP royalty court with global impact

Proposal seeks to resolve lengthy negotiations but stirs inventor community concerns

18 October 2022

Explosion in banking innovation drives move to increased collaboration and partnerships

By signing up to OIN, The Clearing House illustrates how financial services are increasingly leveraging open source

14 October 2022

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