Organisation: Apple Inc

Qualcomm announces agreement extensions with Apple, Samsung

The extension of these licences is good news for the company but it does not expect a material change in Qualcomm Technology Licensing’s revenues

01 February 2024

ITC opposes pause of Apple Watch ban pending appeal

US Customs to decide on submitted redesigns on 12 January, but the US International Trade Commission labels Apple an “indisputably adjudicated infringer” who just wants to keep infringing

11 January 2024

Biden dashes Apple’s hopes of import ban intervention

The tech giant is challenging the ITC ruling affecting two models of Apple Watch but is left scrambling as Masimo’s infringement claims are hardware-specific

26 December 2023

Colombia: Why a Robust Patent System is Leading to Litigation Wins

Featured in The Patent Litigation Review 2024

An analysis of Colombia’s IP landscape shows how effectively enforcement and litigation procedures work in the country. From deciding jurisdiction to issuing preliminary injunctions, each stage appears to be functioning in a timely manner for both plaintiffs and defendants, making the country an attractive venue for litigation.

24 November 2023

Graphical user interface protection struggling despite promising Calcutta High Court decision

While a fresh decision is a positive step forward for GUI protection, it clashes with the Designs Office's stance, which is becoming increasingly outdated. In order to keep up with today’s business reality, the Indian Designs Act is in dire need of a serious overhaul.

15 November 2023

UKIPO survey suggests SME concerns with SEP licensing landscape

Featured in SEP/FRAND Hub 2022/2023

Given the importance of SMEs and small businesses to the United Kingdom’s aspirations in sectors such as the IoT and smart energy, the concerns indicated in a recent UKIPO survey should be heard and taken on board.

07 November 2023

United Kingdom: SEPs and FRAND – litigation, policy and latest developments

Featured in SEP/FRAND Hub 2023/2024

The United Kingdom has become a popular forum for SEP owners seeking to resolve their licensing disputes with implementers of their standardised technology. However, not all the consequences of the its global approach have been resolved and further cases due to be heard will illuminate how the United Kingdom’s approach fits into the global FRAND framework.

27 October 2023

Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime primary targets of US video streaming suits

Docket Navigator data shows that the top 10 US providers face unpredictable numbers of lawsuits year-by-year

23 October 2023

Oracle and Apple won IPR stays from US Judge Albright and others. Can you?

In a recent trend, even those US district courts that loathe to stay litigation are scrutinising PTAB institution decisions when assessing whether an IPR will simplify litigation

10 October 2023

How to overcome office actions concerning common knowledge

Featured in Inside China’s IP Market: a Guide 2024

It is not uncommon to see office actions alleging that the claimed invention lacks inventive step on the grounds that the distinguishing feature is common knowledge. While difficult to overcome because of strong subjectivity, using an effective strategy can provide a way forward.

27 September 2023

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