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Intel’s mega monetisation deal with IPValue may raise eyebrows but makes perfect sense

The chipmaker spawned the term “patent troll” and has been highly critical of NPEs, but negative business headwinds mean that putting its world-class portfolio of IP assets to work is a no brainer

19 August 2022

IPValue – the licensing business that rarely goes to court

Despite holding thousands of patents and being active for over 20 years, Docket Navigator data shows that the firm’s entities have filed just 32 litigation actions since 2008

15 August 2022

No decision on possible WiLAN sale yet taken, says Quarterhill CEO

A strategic review that began in December 2021 is ongoing with several options being explored and meanwhile the firm continues to do deals

11 August 2022

Adeia president reveals strategy as spin-out from Xperi approaches

Paul Davis plans to continue driving growth in the firm’s media and semiconductor IP portfolios

09 August 2022

Intel transfers 5,000 assets to IPValue in major patent deal

The portfolio covers a wide range of the tech produced by the Silicon Valley giant and will now be monetised by an entity named Tahoe Research Limited

08 August 2022

InterDigital announces Amazon deal and record non-smartphone income

The firm is the latest in a string of big-ticket licensors to have published their quarterly earnings, following Ericsson, Nokia and Qualcomm

05 August 2022

US judge rejects claims that EU data regulations required heavy redaction of documents in NPE patent case

Defendant Continental had argued that the GDPR meant it had to black out key information in a case brought by Arigna Technology against a group of OEMs

04 August 2022

Qualcomm secures Samsung licence renewal in deal that includes 6G

CEO Christiano Amon hails “a significant milestone event” that validates the power of the company’s portfolio and innovation

28 July 2022

Recession fears could spur more companies toward patent monetisation

Sales offer quick revenue say those in the know, and while licensing programmes bring the most value they also carry higher costs

26 July 2022

Broadcom and VMware patent portfolios show strengths of proposed merger

The $69 billion proposal to bring the two companies together promises many potential synergies, but there are also dangers to guard against

28 June 2022

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