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Dutch Supreme Court bolsters SEP owners, but FRAND dance questions remain unanswered

Netherlands’ highest court rules against Wiko in dispute over licensing negotiation

22 March 2022

Coolpad files Chinese FRAND litigation against Pantech

Battle of two once-notable smartphone brands emerges in Shenzhen, with one pivoting to patent licensing and another seeking to stage a commercial comeback

22 March 2022

Apple, Ericsson agree on former Eastern Texas federal judge to mediate their DJ actions

Docket Navigator data shows that David Folsom handled 431 patent cases in his last five years as a US District Judge, and now the Jackson Walker partner mostly represents defendants

21 March 2022

How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affects the future of IP

Short-term risk management challenges the attack poses are only one part of the equation. Vladimir Putin’s actions raise important longer-term issues too

18 March 2022

India litigation revealed in Nokia-Vivo patent dispute that is likely to go global

Two patent lawsuits have been filed by the Finnish licensor in a country where the Chinese vendor is the number one seller of 5G devices

17 March 2022

Consequences in US anti-suit injunction bill not as strong as courts’ own remedies

The Senate's "Defending American Courts Act" aimed at curbing use of Chinese anti-suit injunctions in FRAND cases may not have much effect on litigants’ incentives

16 March 2022

Analysis of patents, SEPs and standards in the smart healthcare sector

Smart healthcare is set to inaugurate radical changes in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. A deep dive into patent filings, SEP declarations and standards contributions that describe a smart healthcare application provides a compelling snapshot of this growing area

16 March 2022

Vivo sues Nokia in China over FRAND rates

Reports suggest the companies are engaged in a patent licensing dispute as they re-negotiate a previous deal to include 5G coverage

16 March 2022

LG Electronics to pull out of solar panel business in sequel to smartphone exit

In a familiar story, LG is set to exit another major operating segment in which it owns some of the strongest patent holdings

15 March 2022

Access Advance changes licence terms in the wake of landmark non-FRAND finding

New duplicate royalty reimbursement approach adopted following recent blow in Dusseldorf

09 March 2022

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