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TiVo and Xperi edge towards merger, and the creation of a $500 million licensing giant

The key questions that need to be answered as plans take shape to spin-off the combined IP businesses into a standalone company

TiVo and Xperi edge towards merger, and the creation of a $500 million licensing giant
20 Feb 2020

After IBM selloff more former Big Blue assets end up in litigation

NPE targets Uber in new infringement suit in West Texas; follows case against Chinese drone leader earlier this month

19 Feb 2020

A deep dive into global innovation landscape emphasises the need for collaboration

Working together to develop new products is becoming a new business imperative, according to Clarivate’s latest top 100 global innovators report

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19 Feb 2020

Huawei seeks to leverage invalidations in InterDigital dispute

The US-based licensing company faces an onslaught of invalidity actions at China's Patent Office, with about half of the decisions still to come Read more

18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

17 Feb 2020

Irish NPE doubles down on US litigation campaign and continues to add patents

Recent transfer of more than 50 assets from Microchip Technology suggests there might be more litigation on the way from Neodrón   Read more

17 Feb 2020

PTAB decisions may derail Taiwan company’s litigation campaign 

ITRI spinoff CyWee has been “basically bankrupted by some of the largest companies in the world”, according to its counsel in an IPR case Read more

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12 Feb 2020

Cause for concern in German patent reform proposals

Changes to the injunctive relief regime suggested by the Ministry of Justice in a recent discussion paper could significantly weaken IP owners’ rights Read more

6 Feb 2020

Key takeaways from IAM’s 2020 Pharma and Biotech IP event

The UPC, the rise of AI, international patent litigation and pharma patent dealmaking were among the hot topics discussed at this year’s conference Read more

30 Jan 2020

Mobile licensing transparency calls for less dogmatism and more pragmatism, says InterDigital boss

In the wake of the mobile technology R&D and licensing firm's decision to throw more light on its approach to dealmaking, president and CEO Bill Merritt explains what it is seeking to achieve Read more

28 Jan 2020

Shanghai research group to license SEPs through Sisvel

Langbo Communications Technology CEO Yang Lin tells IAM he’s hoping to build “China’s InterDigital” Read more

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13 Feb 2020

Slack the latest tech company to pick up former Yahoo! assets

As parent company winds itself up, Excalibur IP keeps doing deals - although big syndicated transaction remains elusive Read more

11 Feb 2020

Former Ford IP supremo Bill Coughlin on the end of the “age of unreasonableness” in auto

Speaking exclusively to IAM, the new CEO of law firm Harness Dickey advocates revisiting US royalty rate case law, while hailing a new Toyota licensing initiative as a big step   Read more

11 Feb 2020

Toshiba patent disposals continue with Toyota deal

Transaction comes shortly after former Toshiba patents appeared in US NPE litigation against Fiat Chrysler Read more

10 Feb 2020

“Aggregate licensees, don’t do other stuff” - why it’s Dan McCurdy’s RPX now

With the sale of e-discovery business, Microsoft back on board and a drop in patent sales, defensive operator’s CEO has put his stamp on the business Read more

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29 Nov 2019

All eyes turn to London as UK Supreme Court mulls SEP FRAND cases

How the appeals brought by Huawei and ZTE could upend the licensing market Read more

30 Aug 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform in June and July Read more

24 May 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform from March to mid-May. Read more

1 Apr 2019

IP market news highlights

The big stories from the IAM platform in February and March. Read more

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