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No, pools should not be testing for validity

HEVC Advance counsel explains why the job of deciding whether a patent is valid or not is one for government agencies and courts, not licensing platforms

No, pools should not be testing for validity
Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey
26 Mar 2020

Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey

Help us to identify the key trends currently shaping the global IP market

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase
26 Mar 2020

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase

Profit is the top priority as patent fund goes private under a new CEO who is also its biggest shareholder

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24 Mar 2020

Covid-19 emergency may expose compulsory licensing limits

Government responses to the pandemic could include increased focus on obligatory sharing of patented inventions, but regulatory data exclusivities might serve as a barrier in both Europe and the United States. Read more

21 Mar 2020

Some licensors are taking a much more public stand in their FRAND fights - here's why

Recents moves by Nokia and InterDigital show that rights owners are beginning to realise that winning the PR battle is just as important as prevailing in court Read more

19 Mar 2020

Final call for IP Hall of Fame 2020 nominations

You have until the end of the week to put forward names for consideration Read more

19 Mar 2020

Tesla is the next automaker in Sharp’s patent sights

Hon Hai subsidiary brings the auto IP wars to Asia with Tokyo suit; Elon Musk company now faces two assertions by Avanci members Read more

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18 Mar 2020

Help us map the latest developments in the global IP market

There’s not long left to answer our annual IP benchmarking survey Read more

6 Mar 2020

Notice of postponement - IPBC Europe 2020 and IP Risk Management Europe 2020

New dates for both events, which had been scheduled to take place in the last week of March, will be announced as soon as possible 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

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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18 Mar 2020

Sisvel in the firing line after u-blox launches US FRAND suit

In echoes of its previous InterDigital litigation, the auto component manufacturer turns again to US district court, accusing licensing business of seeking ”unreasonable royalty rates” Read more

16 Mar 2020

Former Microsoft patent supremo joins Marconi

In another boost to the licensing platform, Micky Minhas signs up to the team - but his role has yet to be specified Read more

10 Mar 2020

Sisvel announces significant expansion of its Video Coding Licensing Platform

Fourteen major players now involved, says CEO Fogliacco, with 1,700 patents in two pools covering formats that were presented by their founders as being royalty free Read more

9 Mar 2020

Samsung set to leave MPEG-LA pool for HEVC patents

Top patent owner in the video space chooses HEVC Advance, which recently added Toshiba and KT corporation as new licensors Read more

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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

4 Mar 2020

The top 10 patent market developments of 2019

Asset sales, trade wars and new names at the top made last year transformative for IP owners. 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