Internet of Things

Key takeaways from the DOJ’s big boost to Avanci

From moving beyond auto to questions of price and a chance to hit the accelerator, there’s much to dissect from last week’s announcement

Key takeaways from the DOJ’s big boost to Avanci
Patenting emerging technologies – determining how far an artisan’s knowledge goes
5 Aug 2020

Patenting emerging technologies – determining how far an artisan’s knowledge goes

A recent Federal Circuit decision and new USPTO guidance have brought a possible conflict in case law into focus

Patent suits keep coming as India undergoes China tech backlash
4 Aug 2020

Patent suits keep coming as India undergoes China tech backlash

Xiaomi and other brands face legal challenges as country rethinks bilateral tech trade and pushes to create its own national champion


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3 Aug 2020

Auto IP leaders need to wise up to SEPs – and fast

A steep learning curve is required to make the most of the coming era of connectivity Read more

31 Jul 2020

Latest Nokia results point to diverging fortunes for largest licensing players

Finnish mobile giant’s IP business sees drop in sales but company highlights “higher investments to drive creation of intellectual property” Read more

31 Jul 2020

Medtronic’s dual patent strategy helps keep it at the forefront of medtech innovation

The company spends a pretty penny on its own R&D efforts but also draws on external sources to fill any gaps, particularly within high-growth digital areas Read more

29 Jul 2020

Avanci head Alfalahi hails DOJ's seal of approval for its new 5G programme

Auto and IoT-focused platform looks to extend its deal-making reach into new generation of wireless Read more


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18 Jul 2020

Why Huawei can’t count on patent licensing – at least in the US

Successful dealmaking cannot be isolated from broader political currents and that means China’s 5G champion may need to embrace more out-of-the-box IP value creation strategies Read more

15 Jul 2020

German Federal Court of Justice’s FRAND decision is a win for patent owners

In Sisvel v Haier, Germany’s highest court brought greater clarity to a number of issues surrounding the licensing of SEPs – and rights holders have reason to be satisfied Read more

7 Jul 2020

A patent's journey from IAM Market to Facebook v BlackBerry

Analysis shows that assets listed on the platform sell at a higher rate than average, while they are also litigated more often Read more

3 Jul 2020

Germany’s Supreme Court releases full judgment in key FRAND licensing case

Ruling in Sisvel v Haier clarifies issues around areas including what constitutes a “willing” licensee, obligations on implementers and the scope licensors have to vary royalty rates Read more


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28 Jul 2020

TikTok owner among leading contributors to new video codec standard

Analysis shows Qualcomm is top of the pile, but the presence of a number of Chinese players indicates they will play a big part as the VVC IP landscape develops Read more

28 Jul 2020

Proposed limits to injunctions in Japan need further study, top policy body says

JPO subcommittee report indicates that the time is not right for a measure that could be seen as  weakening patent rights Read more

24 Jul 2020

Patent risk profile front and centre in run up to Ant Group’s IPO

The company’s filings have exploded since the second half of 2019 and, while it is difficult to discern the quality of the assets, the portfolio is in capable hands Read more

23 Jul 2020

Lidar leader Velodyne inks patent cross-licence with China’s Hesai

Settlement deal reveals that the pair were litigating in China as well as the US and Germany Read more


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8 Jun 2020

IP Market news highlights

IAM’s biggest spring reads Read more

8 Jun 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM Read more

4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

30 Aug 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform in June and July Read more