Topic: Non-practising entities

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Prolific PAE IP Edge goes under the microscope

Docket Navigator data shows that entities created by the firm have filed nearly 280 lawsuits since 2018 and have often secured quick settlements

18 July 2022

Growing UAM industry will see more NPE activity, says EHang’s vice president

How a Chinese urban air mobility company is preparing for the next big IP battlefield

28 June 2022

Acacia Research CIPO predicts operating company patent sales

Buyers should position themselves for opportunities as worsening economy spurs monetisation efforts, says Marc Booth

16 June 2022

Defendants seek dismissal of lawsuit as litigation funder complicates Samsung verdict profits recovery

University that secured over $200 million in a patent infringement suit against the South Korean giant has yet to see any of the cash

10 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

USPTO creates new use for Arthrex director reviews and “IPR trolls” become the test case

Move comes just weeks after Kathi Vidal promised prominent US senators she’ll take strong action on alleged abuse involving patents from the VLSI v Intel case

09 June 2022

Open RAN patent pool launches with 11 rights holders on board

Alium, a joint venture between MPEG LA and Unified Patents, gets off the ground with backing of top US telco operators as well as a few monetisation-focused licensors

07 June 2022

Hope grows in the US for measured, concrete action on inter partes review abuse

Practitioners say there are clear signs that the new USPTO leadership is taking the issue seriously, but is not rushing into a policy decision

03 June 2022

BlackBerry's $600 million patent sale hits trouble

Company now exploring other options after proposed buyer fails to secure financing by the end of May deadline

01 June 2022

Deutsche Telekom's €300 million antitrust case against IPCom thrown out by German court

Claim that NPE’s failure to strike subsequent deals was discriminatory has been rejected by the Mannheim Regional Court

01 June 2022

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