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BREAKING: Nokia and Vivo sign 5G patent cross-licence agreement

The deal comes on the heels of the Oppo pact and will boost licensing revenues at a time when the Finnish patent holder has suffered steep drop-offs in net sales and profitability

05 February 2024

Seurat Technologies interview; patent valuation gloom; Chinese FRAND translations; Tesla’s Avanci/InterDigital actions; Qualcomm results; 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

04 February 2024

Crystal balls at the ready: IAM’s editorial team predicts the year’s biggest stories

Saturday Opinion: We’re back, putting our necks and reputations on the line, and looking ahead to what 2024 will deliver for patent professionals

03 February 2024

Dolby touts ZEEKR EV auto deal as "big step forward" for licensing programme

Dolby Laboratories Inc has been selling its Dolby Atmos technology for two years and is celebrating 13 auto OEM agreements - especially a new one with ZEEKR, a brand of Chinese EV-maker Geely

02 February 2024

Natera’s $96 million win is latest big-money decision in contested cell-free DNA testing space

The major victory comes just days after the company was ordered to hand over $57 million in another dispute

02 February 2024

Qualcomm CIPO says 5G improvements and 6G innovations led to 2023 patent increase

“It's just a natural outcome of the fundamental R&D that we've been doing,” says Chief IP Counsel Bob Giles about the company’s high ranking for 2023 patent grants

02 February 2024

Driving an industrial company to success in the intangible economy

The ASSA ABLOY IP Framework extends the scope of IP to include not only technological and brand assets, but also knowledge, data, organisational and relational assets

02 February 2024

Huawei faces monopolisation claims for alleged FRAND breach

Netgear alleges Huawei illegally monopolised certain wifi technology by negating promises to license those patents on reasonable terms

01 February 2024

New York noncompete clause ban veto puts IP rights in the spotlight

Bill to prohibit restrictive clauses set to make a comeback this year, with added salary cap to keep high earners with access to valuable trade secrets out of its scope

01 February 2024

German carmakers propose Licensing Negotiation Group, stirring up antitrust discussions

The Bundeskartellamt is seeking market feedback on competition concerns brought about by market competitors coming together to bargain on prices

01 February 2024

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