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Panasonic is the latest HEVC heavy hitter to join Access Advance

Japanese electronics giant becomes first member of rival platform Velos Media to make its assets available through Access Advance

16 August 2021

Japan ministry study group says new rules needed to guide SEP negotiation process

But the METI report stops short of concrete policy recommendations, saying government should continue to weigh issues faced by Japanese industry

13 August 2021

Chip company’s copyright win in China shows promise of shifting evidence burden in IP cases

Court in Hangzhou gets tough on a Chinese company that refused to provide its source code for infringement analysis on national security grounds

11 August 2021

InterDigital’s licensing deal with Xiaomi was agreed by companies but created by people

Agreement announced yesterday delivers a significant upside for both businesses and ends hard-fought litigation in Europe and Asia

04 August 2021

UK to look at whether change to the current SEP framework is required

Moved confirmed in press release issued by the country’s IP office last week with process scheduled to begin in the autumn

03 August 2021

Tencent’s VVC move underlines role China will play in development of the technology’s patent landscape

Chinese companies have been heavily engaged in the new standard and look set to own key elements of the IP, while also being early adopters in their product offerings

29 July 2021

Has TCL become the latest Ericsson licensing sign-up?

The two companies settled long-running patent litigation in the same week as the Swedish company’s CEO and CFO announced a new, unnamed licensee

21 July 2021

After Google OTT patent deal, Xperi IP head says watch this space

Samir Armaly also confirms that split between the company’s product and licensing businesses is on course for the first half of 2022

20 July 2021

Settlement with Verizon is latest indication that Huawei is in full-fledged deal-making mode

The Chinese company also recently hooked up with a Volkswagen supplier in its biggest auto-sector deal to date

13 July 2021

Biden Administration executive order makes Europe even more important for SEP owners

White House confirms widely expected u-turn on US governmemt approach to FRAND-related issues in a move that will have little domestic impact but could be a big deal internationally

12 July 2021

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