Litigation

After strategic pivot video patent platform files suit against Dell

Video Labs has made its first enforcement against the giant PC business in a move that, for one of its leaders, marks a notable return to the assertion business

After strategic pivot video patent platform files suit against Dell
Top judge's blueprint for the future of IP litigation in India
5 May 2021

Top judge's blueprint for the future of IP litigation in India

The Long Read: Justice Manmohan Singh was the chair of the recently abolished Intellectual Property Appellate Board and before that sat on the bench of the Delhi High Court where he presided over a series of landmark patent cases. In an exclusive interview, he talks about his shock at the Indian government's decision to do away with the board but argues that rights holders should not lose hope for the future

Samsung hit with smartphone patents recently sold by LG Innotek
5 May 2021

Samsung hit with smartphone patents recently sold by LG Innotek

Suit filed by Irish NPE in Western District of Texas could bring concerns over the separate LG Electronics portfolio to the forefront

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3 May 2021

Key US trade report raises concerns over use of anti-suit injunctions in SEP fights

US Trade Representative notes unease in the patent market over the growth in orders from China as courts there look to take control of high profile FRAND litigation Read more

30 Apr 2021

Newcomers to the lucrative streaming market are vulnerable to patent attack

Peloton, Icon Health & Fitness and Lululemon have each been sued for infringement by Dish Network in a litigation campaign that highlights the risk for businesses operating outside their core competency Read more

29 Apr 2021

Blueprint from Supreme People's Court calls for China to play a greater role in cross-border IP disputes

Judge advocates a greater voice for the country in global IP governance as five-year plan is unveiled Read more

28 Apr 2021

USPTO stats show there's still plenty of PTAB peril for patent owners

Despite a number of reforms, new data indicates that rights holders continue to face a daunting challenge in post-issuance reviews Read more

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1 Apr 2021

Spending on patent litigation set to increase, according to IP industry leaders

Over 50% of respondents in the latest IAM Panels Survey believe rises are on the cards over the next six months Read more

29 Mar 2021

Getting to the truth about global patent litigation

Take part in the IAM survey will lift the lid on the state of play in established jurisdictions and key emerging markets Read more

19 Dec 2020

Those who adopt a hold-out strategy in SEP FRAND licensing should face the prospect of a market red card

Football shows how to deal with the long delays in licensing negotiations caused by those doing all they can to avoid paying a fair royalty, argues InterDigital’s Eeva Hakoranta Read more

14 Dec 2020

The last 12 months have been good for patent owners, say global IP leaders

Exclusive Panels Report for IAM focuses on key issues, including: portfolio management, litigation, monetisation, the regulatory environment and strategic priorities Read more

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28 Apr 2021

Why comparable licences are key in the biggest SEP battles

The Long Read: The Patents Court in the UK has seen more than its fair share of precedent-busting FRAND cases in recent years. EIP’s Tom Brazier takes a scalpel to three of the biggest to tease out how litigants can secure disclosure of the kind of commercially sensitive information that will set them up for courtroom success Read more

27 Apr 2021

Settlement between Daimler and Conversant draws line under another long-running auto patent battle

Agreement follows the NPE's licensing deal with RPX, but the auto giant's ongoing battle with Nokia shows no signs of coming to an end Read more

27 Apr 2021

SCOTUS setback won’t end FTC’s focus on pharma patent strategies

In AMG Capital Management v FTC, the Supreme Court stripped the Federal Trade Commission of its ability to seek monetary relief for patent-related antitrust infractions. Read more

27 Apr 2021

Court rules against Hitachi Metals in China's first ‘essential facilities’ patent case

Japanese company faulted for refusal to license patent rights in a landmark dispute over so-called ‘de-facto standards’ Read more

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4 Nov 2020

Supreme Court could signal time’s up for Google’s anti-competitive IP infringement

A long-running battle with Oracle once again shines the spotlight on a pattern of alleged major IP infringements by the search giant Read more

12 Aug 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

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

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