Non-Practising Entities

Wireless back to the fore for IP Bridge in multi-jurisdiction patent tangle with Huawei

Japanese fund’s first acquisition and first new litigation since going private have both centred on SEPs

Wireless back to the fore for IP Bridge in multi-jurisdiction patent tangle with Huawei
InterDigital's Indian anti anti-suit injunction confirmed in escalation of Xiaomi dispute
7 May 2021

InterDigital's Indian anti anti-suit injunction confirmed in escalation of Xiaomi dispute

According to the US company’s latest quarterly filing, the Delhi High Court has made an earlier interim ruling permanent

Xperi takes $60 million semiconductor licensing hit but media assets continue to pay off
6 May 2021

Xperi takes $60 million semiconductor licensing hit but media assets continue to pay off

Despite revenue drop, company insisted it can exceed $350 million IP revenue target and said it's on track to split the product and patent businesses

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5 May 2021

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 Read more

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 Read more

4 May 2021

Shopify joins OIN in further sign of Canadian tech giant's growing patent focus

Despite some familiar griping about IP from its CEO, the e-commerce business is continuing to build its defences Read more

30 Apr 2021

The prospect of an LG SEP sale is making some in South Korea nervous

Wireless patents are among the portfolios being shopped by the electronics giant as it withdraws from the smartphone industry – some in South Korea would prefer to keep these rights at home 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

29 Aug 2020

Despite last Wednesday's Supreme Court decision, the UK won't become the global hub for resolving FRAND disputes

The Unwired Planet/Conversant judgment was great news for SEP owners, but Brexit Britain is not economically or politically important enough to be home to the world's royalty-setting court Read more

26 Aug 2020

UK Supreme Court hands Unwired Planet and Conversant victory in key SEP FRAND dispute

Huge decision confirms that English court can require a company to take a global licence and can adjudicate multinational FRAND disputes Read more

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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

20 Apr 2021

NPE puts former Huawei audio patents into play with assertion against LG

Crystal Clear Codec accuses Korean company of infringing six grants related to the EVS standard Read more

16 Apr 2021

Fortress adds to Xiaomi’s growing US litigation docket

Chinese smartphone maker has faced more new cases in the last four months than over the previous four years, and VoiceAge EVS LLC is the latest to pile on Read more

15 Apr 2021

Judge Gilstrap orders damages retrial in $506 million Optis v Apple case and accuses both sides of playing “fast and loose” with FRAND

Last year’s mega award to the SEP-owning NPE is set to be reviewed, with both parties coming in for criticism of how they handled key aspects of the original EDTX suit Read more

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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

4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

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Lisbon, Portugal
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