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Why it's time to create transparency around 5G SEPs

Shared perspective among industry participants will stimulate greater understanding of the cellular market environment and increase confidence and accuracy in IP executive decision-making, write Bowman Heiden and Lew Zeretzki

29 June 2022

Avanci and SEP licensors win again against Continental, but re-issued ruling is narrower

Court decision could reduce the standing barrier to others bringing similar suits in future

23 June 2022

Ericsson goes on patent attack against Apple in the UK

Action launched at the start of June in the High Court, though it is not yet known whether SEPs are involved

21 June 2022

There’s a lot more to GE Licensing than patents, says outfit’s head

GE’s Licensing group participates in traditional patent licensing while also exploring new models like equity management

20 June 2022

Huawei hails groundbreaking, component level IoT SEP licensing deal

Company says agreement with Norway’s Nordic Semiconductor shows it is possible to act flexibly to meet the business needs of different industry stakeholders

17 June 2022

New IP finance play, Ukraine tribute, patent litigation trends and plenty more as IPBC Global 2022 comes to an end

Despite the close attentions of a tornado and the deadening heatwave that preceded and followed it, delegates and speakers in Chicago were in good form for the final day of this year's event

15 June 2022

The future of FRAND, 6G, IP finance and patent dealmaking take centre stage in Chicago

Day Two of IPBC Global 2022 provided a succession of important contributions from some of the market’s most prominent thought-leaders

14 June 2022

SEP holders and implementers alike welcome withdrawal of US FRAND policy statement

Many originators see a win in last week’s surprise news, but some licensees also feel there are reasons to be cheerful

13 June 2022

The benefits of standards have never been more evident and the dangers they face more ominous

Outgoing IAM editor Jacob Schindler reflects on how Asia has become more central to the great SEP debate over the eight years he covered the IP market's ups and downs from Hong Kong

11 June 2022

Canon cries foul over NPE’s patent attack on Bluetooth

Nokia, which sold the patent-in-suit to plaintiff WSOU, tells IAM it stands by its commitments to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group and has no financial interest in the litigation campaign

10 June 2022

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