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Bombshell moments from Day Three of the UK Supreme Court Unwired Planet and Conversant hearings

It was a standout day at the UK Supreme Court in the Unwired Planet and Conversant FRAND licensing hearings. Daniel Hermele reports on all the action

Bombshell moments from Day Three of the UK Supreme Court <em>Unwired Planet</em> and <em>Conversant</em> hearings
23 Oct 2019

The IoT is different for licensing dealmakers, Telefónica IP head claims

In an exclusive interview with IAM in the run-up to next month’s IoT IP conference in Munich, Luis Iganacio Vicente del Olmo identifies some of the challenges the network poses for licensors

23 Oct 2019

IBM patent transaction puts Indian IT firm on par with rivals

Around 200 patents change hands as Big Blue selloff continues and a new HCL IP executive strikes first known deal

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22 Oct 2019

Injunctions come under the microscope on Day Two of the UK Supreme Court Unwired Planet and Conversant hearings

The justices gave little away as to their thinking on this pivotal issue on the day that Huawei closed its arguments and both ZTE and Unwired Planet made their cases Read more

22 Oct 2019

Ericsson and Xiaomi strike global licence

The parties settle after nearly five years of litigation in the Delhi High Court, but are keeping the deal and its terms quiet Read more

21 Oct 2019

Huawei makes its case on day one of the UK Supreme Court Unwired Planet and Conversant FRAND licensing appeal

The QC acting for the Chinese giant in the globally-watched hearing endured a difficult morning, but seemed to find firmer ground during the afternoon Read more

21 Oct 2019

If you think your insurance covers you for IP disputes, you may need to think again

Recent case law in the US shows that many companies who believed their insurers should pay-out on IP-related litigation claims have been left disappointed Read more

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19 Oct 2019

Why the Red Hat tail will end up wagging the Big Blue dog

IBM's decision to purchase the open source powerhouse was a $34 billion bet on the future and from an IP perspective something has to give Read more

17 Oct 2019

All eyes on London with globally-important FRAND appeals set for next week

The UK Supreme Court next week will be the first top court in any jurisdiction to consider the enforcement of SEPs subject to a global FRAND licensing undertaking. SEP holders and licensees will be watching closely Read more

11 Oct 2019

Data reveals strong growth in the number of female inventors, but there is still a long way to go

A report by the UK IP Office finds more women named on patents than ever before – but also that they remain woefully under-represented. We present the top takeaways from a very timely study Read more

10 Oct 2019

Patent term adjustments in the US are readjusted, again

Two recent Federal Circuit decisions have shed further light on a highly litigated area of biopharma patent law Read more

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18 Oct 2019

Federal Circuit Tarceva decision is good news for oncology patent owners

Appellate court overturns PTAB invalidation, citing uncertainties of R&D in the lucrative cancer space, as well as lack of data in prior art Read more

18 Oct 2019

Huawei’s latest IP headache comes from its solar business

An Israeli firm has sued the Chinese company over inverter tech in Shenzhen and Jinan, building on German campaign Read more

17 Oct 2019

Australian patent reforms survive last-ditch Senate opposition

A bid to retain the innovation patent system was defeated, but legislators agreed to a six-month extension of its phaseout and instructed the government to study SME patent issues Read more

16 Oct 2019

WIPO report: US patent filings dip for first time since 2009

The number of grants also drops while UK sees worrying fall in applications; but study has good news for EPO President Campinos 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

24 May 2019

Toyota showcases the dynamism of IP strategy in the auto sector

The giant Japanese car company has opened up a significant portion of its patent portfolio for royalty-free use as it looks to push the adoption of hybrid engine technology. 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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