Litigation

Rebooting IP engagement with China need not mean giving up ground on key concerns

The patent world functions better when its two most powerful players have a constructive, though competitive, relationship

Rebooting IP engagement with China need not mean giving up ground on key concerns
Chinese lidar manufacturer paid $20 million upfront plus ongoing royalties to settle Velodyne dispute
22 Jan 2021

Chinese lidar manufacturer paid $20 million upfront plus ongoing royalties to settle Velodyne dispute

Hesai Photonics Technology reveals monetary details of settlement, which also involves ongoing royalty payments through 2030

Ericsson's fight with Samsung will end in a deal but the rise of China's courts adds a complex new dynamic
21 Jan 2021

Ericsson's fight with Samsung will end in a deal but the rise of China's courts adds a complex new dynamic

Both sides are looking for leverage in their complex global litigation but the speed of the court in Wuhan must concern the Swedish telco

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21 Jan 2021

Why 2021 will be a pivotal year for life sciences patents in China

Despite radical reforms, pharma and biotech innovators still have unanswered questions about the country’s IP system Read more

20 Jan 2021

Japanese industrial giant goes on patent offensive with US lawsuit

Motor maker Nidec takes action to defend its huge market share in hard drive components Read more

19 Jan 2021

After early FRAND litigation efforts in China, KPN targets Xiaomi and others in US courts

Expanded US litigation campaign targets some of the same mobile companies Dutch firm has pursued in China for years Read more

18 Jan 2021

BlackBerry shares surge on Facebook patent settlement despite absence of detail

Canadian company enjoys a stock price spike after long-running dispute comes to an end, but information about the terms of the agreement is almost non-existent Read more

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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

28 Nov 2020

The EU has the chance to seize global patent leadership

Europe has never been in a better position to set rules the rest of the world must follow Read more

19 Nov 2020

Your guide to covid-19 vaccine stakeholders’ IP strategies

IAM examines the approaches taken by – and the issues facing – the leading companies in the race to find effective coronavirus inoculations Read more

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15 Jan 2021

New Fortress-backed NPE goes on patent attack against Apple, Dell and LG

Records show that plaintiff Neo Wireless was assigned a portfolio of wireless assets related to 4G and 5G in early 2020 Read more

14 Jan 2021

New Brazilian biotech patent examination guidelines a “missed opportunity”

While boosting transparency, the many difficulties faced by life sciences innovators when applying for protection in the country are not addressed Read more

13 Jan 2021

Qualcomm-backed advocacy group makes pitch to Biden on patent system in “distress”

With inauguration just days away a growing band of IP organisations are having their say on what direction patent policy should take over the next four years Read more

13 Jan 2021

How China’s powerful new anti-sanctions law could affect IP disputes

SEPs not the only area in which China is looking to flex its international legal muscles 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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