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IoT semiconductor firm to offer Nokia patent licence to customers

Through a new partnership with the top patent owner in cellular IoT, Nordic Semiconductor hopes to give connected device makers better upfront visibility of IP licensing costs

27 January 2022

The political and practical case for patent transparency is clear, says former USPTO chief

David Kappos explains why he supports recent legislative moves to shine greater light on who owns what IP in the US

26 January 2022

How managing data into a business asset is key to unlocking its value

There are lessons to be learned from how digital-born businesses and industrial companies undergoing digital transformation approach data asset management, protection and value creation, write Marta Sadriu, Michelle Fransson and Bo Heiden

26 January 2022

Ericsson banks $875 million in IP licensing revenues for 2021

Despite 19% year-on-year drop in royalty receipts, the Swedish company’s cash position has never been better as it digs in for global litigation battle with Apple

26 January 2022

USPTO’s subject matter eligibility pilot may save IP owners money, but still leaves a lot to be desired

Patent applicants may save legal costs by deferring responses on eligibility rejections, write Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel partners Erin Dunston and Stephen Murray, but the USPTO programme won’t realise efficiency for examiners or fix the US patent eligibility law mess

25 January 2022

The EU’s UPC launch is imminent – here’s what IP strategists need to know

Companies must now make tough decisions about which rights to opt out of the new unified European patent system

25 January 2022

Moderna, Nike and TSMC among pandemic-era outperformers in patent portfolio strength

Innovation metric that’s agnostic to patent quantity highlights diverse group of companies that have put distance between themselves and their competition over the past two years

25 January 2022

Ericsson taps long-time litigation counsel with Vidal ties for Apple battle

Docket Navigator data shows why Swedish telco has once again turned to Tom Melsheimer of Winston & Strawn – who has worked closely with USPTO Director nominee Kathi Vidal for 20 years

24 January 2022

World's top two laptop/tablet battery makers waging patent battle in China

Japan-owned ATL files lawsuits in Fuzhou against Chinese rival Zhuhai CosMX, which says it has enough cash to weather worst-case litigation scenarios

24 January 2022

Ericsson v Apple explodes; Samsung sued by ex-IP head; AZN’s monetisation masterclass; Krall leaves Apple; EPO and UKIPO AI patentability contrasts; plus much more

Get ready for the new working week with a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform over the past seven days

23 January 2022

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