Region: Canada

Conversant's RPX deal ends patent disputes with device manufacturers including Apple and Huawei

CEO Teksler signals NPE will now return to its roots, with focus on semiconductor market

02 November 2020

How TSMC keeps on top of the transactions market

Chief IP Counsel Billie Chen explains how the fab giant taps into the patent market through both an alliance with WiLAN and its own initiatives

15 October 2020

New deals with Intel, Konica and IBM push WiLAN revenues higher

NPE’s owner signals Q3 income to grow significantly year-on-year as focus on semiconductor sector continues to pay off

09 October 2020

Blackberry licensing revenues surge thanks to Teletry

Company credits Marconi-affiliated entity as the prime driver behind a $32 million year-on-year income jump

25 September 2020

China’s Supreme Court orders Conversant not to enforce German injunction against Huawei

Country’s first ever anti-suit injunction was handed down one day after NPE’s win in Germany

14 September 2020

Portfolio analysis shows BlackBerry’s new director of licensing has a lot to work with

The Canadian tech giant’s patents pack a punch and claims of a technologically diverse holding ring true, but slowing filing levels leave pipeline questions

11 September 2020

Covid-19 shows promise of AI tools – innovators need IP protection, and fast

Breakthroughs by startups across the APAC region show the IP system is working as intended to incentivise innovation - even in a crowded patent landscape

05 September 2020

Blackberry hires former Rovi and McKool Smith dealmaker as new licensing director

Bryan Yearwood joins business that is on track to pull in $250 million from IP monetisation in the current fiscal year

27 August 2020

UK Supreme Court hands Unwired Planet and Conversant victory in key SEP FRAND dispute

Huge decision confirms that English court can require a company to take a global licence and can adjudicate multinational FRAND disputes

26 August 2020

Four big questions about China’s first top-down FRAND ruling, answered

Dragon Wang of Sitao IP says Huawei v Conversant judgment out of Nanjing is not as damaging for licensors as it may appear

14 August 2020

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