Topic: Non-practising entities

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SEP holders hotly contest Stout’s ‘SEP privateer’ report

One of the targets says its actually an R&D lab, while another swears its rates match those of major SEP licensors and questions the report’s analytical method

10 February 2023

US judge’s pursuit of ownership disclosure triggers IP Edge filing shift from Delaware

NPEs connected with the patent assertion entity have moved cases south to Texas

31 January 2023

Five of the US patent world’s biggest news nuggets of 2022

Intel sold 5,000 patents to an NPE, Apple signed up for two multi-million dollar SEP licences, Kathi Vidal made her mark as USPTO director – and more

15 December 2022

Adeia licence announcements mark strong start but investors scrutinise revenue fluctuations

The Xperi spin-out soon closes its first period as a standalone licensing business, expecting $95 million to $110 million in Q4 revenues

14 December 2022

Bilibili - The Chinese tech company mitigating overseas litigation risks via a patent pool approach

General Counsel Nan Liu speaks with IAM about international strategies, NPE threats and the UPC

01 December 2022

VLSI’s new $948 million verdict against Intel overshadowed by challenges to earlier mega-award

The Fortress-controlled NPE may be celebrating its recent win but mounting threats to its 2021 $2.18 billion verdict against the chipmaker loom

30 November 2022

Samsung tiff with former IP head heats-up in Texas courtroom

The Korean smartphone giant seeks disqualification of Seung-Ho Ahn, who now runs an NPE asserting 14 patents in two lawsuits against the company

15 November 2022

​Who is Mavexar and why is it cold-calling for future owners of IP Edge NPEs?

Revelations at a recent court hearing provide estimates of IP Edge's licensing deal values and uncover unusual business practices

14 November 2022

Vidal refuses to reconsider VLSI patent battle director review ruling

As the IPR fiasco unfolds, a jury has been picked in Texas for a separate trial asserting a former NXP patent that alleges infringement by nine Intel chip products

08 November 2022

InterDigital CEO hails Apple deal but firm not yet committed to Avanci 5G programme

Record breaking agreement with the iPhone maker demonstrates the value of the firm's 5G portfolio, says Liren Chen

04 November 2022

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