Region: Europe

u-blox loses antitrust claim against InterDigital in cellular SEP licensing dispute

The US Department of Justice antitrust division under the Trump Administration had intervened in the pair’s 2019 dispute but did not make its voice heard in this year’s lawsuit

17 August 2023

European Parliament makes crucial appointment to handle controversial SEP proposals

Marion Walsmann, already a vocal supporter of the new regulation, has been assigned as the policy’s rapporteur

15 August 2023

Novartis’ Gilenya woes deepen as Dusseldorf court overturns preliminary injunction

Despite unusual circumstances of the fingolimod disputes, the cases highlight some of the potential pitfalls facing pharma patentees in Germany and elsewhere in Europe

14 August 2023

More UPC transparency is needed to make the most of its potential

Saturday Opinion: The court must work hard to address opacity issues in the coming months to secure its position as the world's premier patent dispute resolution venue

12 August 2023

IAM insight panel analysis H1 2023

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Europe has stronger patent rights than any other region or country, according to the latest IAM’s latest Panel Report

11 August 2023

Patent litigation funding at risk in wake of UK Supreme Court ruling

Most existing IP funding agreements are no longer enforceable in the United Kingdom

10 August 2023

A promising start for the UPC - but, as yet, no more

If the current trajectory continues, the new court could see over 100 filings by the end of this year. However, a lot more data will be required before any definitive conclusions can be reached about its pulling power

10 August 2023

nChain's $570 million investment reflects value of its IP, CSO says

Owen Vaughan speaks to IAM about the blockchain company’s push to commercialise its intellectual assets through licensing and collaboration

08 August 2023

UPC lawsuits dominated by Europe-based corporations and SMEs

The new court is being used far more by local companies than by innovators from other parts of the world

07 August 2023

InterDigital-Samsung arbitration has begun as Lenovo funds continue flowing

Liren Chen, CEO of the Delaware-based licensing business, pledged to make Lenovo pay fully – not just for cellular SEPs as the UK case commanded, but video technologies sought in its German litigation

04 August 2023

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