Region: Canada

Star turns – counting down the best of the best

New names, familiar faces: what it takes to earn a place in the Market Makers’ club

29 November 2019

Blackberry portfolio licensor inks RPX agreement and insists there’s still plenty more deals to do

Defensive aggregator closes transaction with Fundamental Innovation Systems International giving members coverage on USB charging patents; Apple also settles infringement case

08 November 2019

The state of play as Blackberry takes on Facebook, Snap and Twitter

Breaking down the proceedings across district court and at the PTAB in three litigation campaigns that could be crucial for Canadian company's ongoing licensing efforts

01 November 2019

Suits against Facebook, Snap and Twitter indicated a Blackberry change of tack, but now it’s running into a familiar problem

PTAB IPR institutions pile up after the Canadian tech pioneer went on the patent offensive against giants of the social media market; how the cases pan out will be key to its licensing efforts

10 October 2019

Utility models and industrial designs – IP rights worth considering

Featured in IAM Yearbook: Building IP value in the 21st century 2020

02 October 2019

Huawei’s FRAND strategy: move cases to China

The company wants to shift disputes to its home jurisdiction and persuade courts there to set a low, China-specific rate

27 September 2019

Nanjing judge sets Chinese SEP rate in dispute between Conversant and Huawei

Chinese court has had its say on royalties - and it looks like the telecoms giant has got exactly what it was looking for

23 September 2019

WiLAN patent purchase shows semiconductor space remains a happy hunting ground for NPEs

Deal with Mediatek involves package of global families and comes months after Canadian licensing company’s deal with Nvidia

20 September 2019

Born from business need

How business, innovation and intellectual property are evolving together at TD Bank

30 August 2019

How TD Bank embraced patents to ensure it maximised the benefits of the fintech revolution

The Canadian institution is among the industry players to have transformed its approach to IP, but the banking sector still has a fight on its hands to keep up with the tech giants

12 August 2019

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