Patent Pools

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

31 Jan 2020

Sharp sues Oppo in Japanese court

Fresh off of LTE licence deal with Samsung, Foxconn unit takes on Chinese handset maker over Wi-Fi patent

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29 Jan 2020

Very quietly, Sisvel and Samsung agree another patent pool deal

Luxembourg-based firm secures the South Korean giant as both licensee and licensor in its DVB-T2 programme 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

21 Jan 2020

Four trends that will shape life sciences IP deal-making in 2020

After a record-breaking 2019, here are the key value-creation issues to look out for in the new decade Read more

20 Jan 2020

MPEG LA forms new patent pool covering dominant wireless charging technology

The Qi portfolio will offer licences to IP rights owned by a quartet of companies, including Philips and Robert Bosch Read more

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5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

5 Dec 2019

Auto IP stakeholders in Asia call for peace, prepare for war

Huawei, Nokia and top Japanese brands discussed the licensing conflicts confronting the industry in front of a packed room in Shanghai Read more

30 Nov 2019

IoT patent owners still hold the future in their own hands – but the clock is ticking

A successful IAM conference in Munich illustrated the IP complexities that surround the platform, but licensors must think creatively - and quickly - about how to seize opportunities before others do it for them Read more

29 Nov 2019

The 2019 brokered patent market from the buyer and seller perspective

Asking prices for patents are up from last year. However, the size of the market is down and assertion activity from NPEs may be on the rise Read more

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6 Jan 2020

Xiaomi, HP among eleventh-hour MPEG-LA HEVC licensees

Nineteen companies in all took the chance to secure rights to the portfolio before a contingent of South Korean and Japanese patent owners departed the pool last Thursday Read more

3 Jan 2020

Huawei to join HEVC Advance in first major pool sign-up

Previously unaffiliated, the Chinese company is set to come on board as a licensor and licensee Read more

16 Dec 2019

Nine pool members prepare to leave MPEG LA

Rival operator HEVC Advance looks set to see its relative position bolstered, though Samsung is not thought to be among the departing group Read more

16 Dec 2019

Xiaomi seeks Sisvel FRAND rate in Beijing

Chinese smartphone maker follows an increasingly popular playbook, setting up another contest for jurisdiction between European and Chinese courts Read more

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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

Even as the storm clouds gather, Huawei’s enviable IP position means that it cannot be ignored in 5G

Storm clouds are gathering over the most talked about company in the telecoms sector but as we embark on a new era of mobile technology, Huawei still enjoys a number of notable advantages. Read more

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