Topic: Non-practising entities

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Xperi taps chief legal officer to lead IP licensing spinoff

Paul Davis appointed to run Adeia following the departure of Samir Armaly, as company makes internal promotion ahead of planned autumn spin-out for patent business

26 May 2022

Toshiba continues patent dealing in wireless and LED

Recent assignments come as conglomerate solicits takeover bids that could result in ownership change for one of Japan’s biggest IP portfolios

25 May 2022

Irell litigator has a long track record of nine-figure patent verdicts

USAA's recent $218.5 million verdict against PNC Bank is just one of the recent hundred-million dollar awards racked up by Irell & Manella partner Jason Sheasby, exclusive Docket Navigator data shows

23 May 2022

Samsung’s “retaliatory” trade secret accusations against former IP chief reveal weak patent defence, court filing says

Seungho Ahn and another ex-Samsung lawyer, who are advising an NPE campaign against their former employer, say any dispute over trade secrets belongs in a Korean court, not a Texan one

17 May 2022

WiLAN reports Apple patent licence windfall and appoints new CEO

Andrew Parolin will take the helm at WiLAN, as parent company Quarterhillcontinues to explore options for the licensing business including a possible sale

13 May 2022

Here's what Kathi Vidal should do about the PTAB’s “IPR troll” problem

After Senators Thom Tillis and Mazie Hirono wrote to the new USPTO director about alleged abuse of the IPR system, PTAB attorneys Kevin Laurence and Scott McKeown opine on actions the PTO must take to curb bad behaviour

12 May 2022

Micron patent licence boosted Xperi’s bottom line this quarter

The patent licensing business – which is still on track for a spin-off this autumn – says a significant part of its 16% revenue hike came from the Micron deal for semiconductor hybrid bonding IP

11 May 2022

WiLAN patent portfolio will demand attention if a sale is pursued

As Quarterhill’s strategic review considers the potential sale of Canadian patent licensing business WiLAN, a PatSnap portfolio analysis shows plenty of value for any future buyer

10 May 2022

ByteDance hit with multimedia patents as global litigation docket grows

A US NPE and a relatively unknown Chinese tech firm are among the plaintiffs going after the TikTok operator in China and the US

04 May 2022

Breaking down the top semiconductor patent assertion campaigns of 2022

Data from Docket Navigator reveals that four of the five top plaintiffs asserting chip IP assets this year in the US are NPEs

02 May 2022

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