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Philips-Oppo patent deal; EU chases Chinese Nokia-Oppo ruling; Brazilian Netflix injunction; Ravgen bags multimillion dollar award; crucial SEP regulation vote ahead; 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

21 January 2024

All eyes are on the EUIPO in 2024

Saturday Opinion: The EUIPO is embarking on a busy year – and that’s before the SEP policy question is answered. As concerns over the transparency of its leadership selection processes surface, it is critical that it remains focused on its core users

20 January 2024

TSMC’s gold-plated approach to trade secrets strategy

IAM caught up with Associate General Counsel Dr Fortune Shieh about rewarding innovators and how the company clocked up more than 100,000 new trade secrets in a single year

19 January 2024

European SEP regulation to face crucial vote next week

But Council of the EU concerns could be a stumbling block for the planned reforms

19 January 2024

EU office slated to maintain SEP register faces leadership selection process complaints

A former candidate in the race has voiced concerns over the transparency of the selection process at the EUIPO, following a complaint filed at the European Anti-fraud Office

19 January 2024

Japanese manufacturer LIXIL’s patent playbook

IP head Masaki Kataoka discusses corporate strategy and how the Japanese government’s IP initiatives are a “wake-up call” for domestic businesses

19 January 2024

NPE wielding Intel patents scores settlements with TSMC, Samsung

Qualcomm is still battling litigation brought by Daedalus Prime in the US International Trade Commission

18 January 2024

Ravgen notches up another David-v-Goliath victory with $57 million damages award

But the outcome is bitter-sweet for the SME, which has faced many obstacles in its quest to enforce its foundational patents

18 January 2024

‘Trade secrets and publicity are a bad fit’ – inside Germany’s limited litigation scene

IAM spoke with local trade secret lawyers to understand how businesses in Europe’s largest economy approach enforcement of these vital IP assets

17 January 2024

InterDigital scores new Samsung licence for TVs, monitors

An InterDigital-Sony joint licensing programme are the patent holders and Samsung has licensed rights to Wi-Fi, video codec, and ATSC 3.0 assets, but arbitration is ongoing about a mobile renewal

17 January 2024

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