Region: Europe

Huawei hails groundbreaking, component level IoT SEP licensing deal

Company says agreement with Norway’s Nordic Semiconductor shows it is possible to act flexibly to meet the business needs of different industry stakeholders

17 June 2022

Nokia strikes deal to commercialise non-core, cooling technology IP

Collaboration with Innventure is the latest attempt to realise the value of innovations outside the company's strategic focus

14 June 2022

Our patents and financial position will deliver long term success, says Ericsson CIPO

After three years in charge of the Swedish company’s IP function, Christina Petersson is confident that she and her team are well-placed to reap the monetary dividends of its investments in R&D

09 June 2022

UPC opt-out strategies are now a matter of urgency

Decisions on what to do with existing European patent bundles could be required within the next month

09 June 2022

GSK’s $3.3 billion buyout shows vaccine IP boom goes beyond mRNA

Affinivax acquisition based on platform tech licensed from Boston Children’s Hospital

06 June 2022

Uncertainty reigns at the EPO over description amendment requirements

Contradictory rulings by the Boards of Appeal mean that a referral further up the chain may be required to sort the issue out

02 June 2022

Deutsche Telekom's €300 million antitrust case against IPCom thrown out by German court

Claim that NPE’s failure to strike subsequent deals was discriminatory has been rejected by the Mannheim Regional Court

01 June 2022

Why joining NATO could boost intellectual property in the Swedish and Finnish defence industries

Neither Sweden nor Finland are currently members of NATO, but joining and subsequently entering the agreement to safeguard the secrecy of inventions related to defence would give domestic defence companies access to new markets.

01 June 2022

Ford takes Avanci licence in wake of German injunction

Deal comes after a nationwide sales ban imposed by a court in Munich following legal action initiated by Japanese NPE IP Bridge

31 May 2022

AI and blockchain are helping to transform IP market, says Erich Spangenberg

IAM speaks to IPwe founder about the new patterns of patent deal-making made possible by developing technologies

30 May 2022

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