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Nokia secures second German injunction ruling against Daimler, while details emerge of “major” patent licence renewal

Finnish telco prevails in Munich case with bond set well below previous sales ban

Nokia secures second German injunction ruling against Daimler, while details emerge of “major” patent licence renewal
New Nokia report pegs 5G benefit to global economy at $8 trillion highlighting possible step change for licensors
14 Oct 2020

New Nokia report pegs 5G benefit to global economy at $8 trillion highlighting possible step change for licensors

Study points to range of “asset-intensive industries” which are playing digital catch-up and underline 5G’s huge potential

Samsung seizing 5G opportunities enabled by patent leadership
8 Sep 2020

Samsung seizing 5G opportunities enabled by patent leadership

Verizon deal worth $6.6b is latest sign that the company is stepping into the big leagues of network gear

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4 Nov 2020

Best in class

IAM takes a forensic look at the best of the best in patents to announce this year’s top 40 market makers Read more

18 Aug 2020

Nokia secures injunction against Daimler in closely-watched German SEP case

Finnish company prevails in a case that it could not afford to lose, but with an appeal certain nothing is yet decided Read more

31 Jul 2020

Latest Nokia results point to diverging fortunes for largest licensing players

Finnish mobile giant’s IP business sees drop in sales but company highlights “higher investments to drive creation of intellectual property” Read more

14 Jul 2020

Sharp grants Huawei SEP licence for auto components

Deal shakes up car wars in Germany, with Huawei client Daimler now set to escape some infringement claims Read more

Finance

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29 Nov 2019

IP market news highlights

IAM’s biggest autumn reads Read more

16 Oct 2018

After McCurdy’s exit, Provenance rethinks its strategy

“There’s no question that asserting is an option,” says new CEO Lynch Read more

2 Feb 2018

Nokia forecasts significant licensing growth after a big year for its patent business team

Earnings season is in full swing and so far, of the licensing-heavy businesses to report, it’s Nokia that is arguably the standout performer.

Many of the headlines on the Finnish company’s results purred about the strong licensing performance…

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5 Jan 2018

Round-up - another big litigation drop, Fortress deals, rumours of significant Xiaomi acquisition

As we covered late last month in our top 10 stories of the year, 2017 was a particularly active year for patent news in the US. From Indian tribes becoming major patent owners and claiming sovereign immunity at the PTAB, to major corporate IP…

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Frand/SEPS

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13 Jul 2020

Samsung acquires hundreds of patent assets in transfer from Nokia

Over 50 US patents transferred between the two companies, which currently have a patent licensing agreement in place Read more

1 Jul 2020

Why it was time to leave Nokia - company's former IP head tells all in exclusive interview

On the day she becomes InterDigital's new chief licensing officer, Eeva Hakoranta explains her move and discusses a whole lot more besides Read more

19 Jun 2020

Nokia’s patents give it plenty of choices

A data-driven look at the Finnish giant’s position in the market and how its portfolio looks to potential buyers Read more

3 Jun 2020

InterDigital hires Nokia's Hakoranta to be firm's new chief licensing officer

“I am thrilled that she has chosen to join us, and very much look forward to working with her," says firm's CEO Bill Merritt Read more

Law & Policy

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4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

4 Mar 2020

The top 10 patent market developments of 2019

Asset sales, trade wars and new names at the top made last year transformative for IP owners. Read more

12 Feb 2020

US play for Nokia or Ericsson no long-term 5G solution, says Qualcomm engineering chief

Speaking at an event in Washington DC, Susie Armstrong claims that if policymakers want to help they should support a strong IP system and clarify rules on American participation in standards setting Read more

5 Dec 2019

Auto IP stakeholders in Asia call for peace, prepare for war

Huawei, Nokia and top Japanese brands discussed the licensing conflicts confronting the industry in front of a packed room in Shanghai Read more

Litigation

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1 Jul 2020

Why it was time to leave Nokia - company's former IP head tells all in exclusive interview

On the day she becomes InterDigital's new chief licensing officer, Eeva Hakoranta explains her move and discusses a whole lot more besides Read more

26 May 2020

India’s growing docket of high-tech litigation on hold

Nokia, Philips and Fractus are among the patent owners with active cases targeting major Chinese companies Read more

21 Mar 2020

Some licensors are taking a much more public stand in their FRAND fights - here's why

Recents moves by Nokia and InterDigital show that rights owners are beginning to realise that winning the PR battle is just as important as prevailing in court Read more

4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

Market Developments

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19 Jun 2020

Nokia’s patents give it plenty of choices

A data-driven look at the Finnish giant’s position in the market and how its portfolio looks to potential buyers Read more

3 Jun 2020

InterDigital hires Nokia's Hakoranta to be firm's new chief licensing officer

“I am thrilled that she has chosen to join us, and very much look forward to working with her," says firm's CEO Bill Merritt Read more

2 Jun 2020

Huawei, Samsung and LG are top owners of ‘core’ 5G patents so far, new study claims

Essentiality analysis put out by Amplified and GreyB finds that so far just 26% of declared 5G SEP grants are core to the standard and suggests that Huawei’s lead is more than merely quantitative Read more

26 May 2020

India’s growing docket of high-tech litigation on hold

Nokia, Philips and Fractus are among the patent owners with active cases targeting major Chinese companies Read more

Non-Practising Entities

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1 Jul 2020

Why it was time to leave Nokia - company's former IP head tells all in exclusive interview

On the day she becomes InterDigital's new chief licensing officer, Eeva Hakoranta explains her move and discusses a whole lot more besides Read more

3 Jun 2020

InterDigital hires Nokia's Hakoranta to be firm's new chief licensing officer

“I am thrilled that she has chosen to join us, and very much look forward to working with her," says firm's CEO Bill Merritt Read more

26 May 2020

India’s growing docket of high-tech litigation on hold

Nokia, Philips and Fractus are among the patent owners with active cases targeting major Chinese companies Read more

23 Mar 2020

Nokia made over $1 billion from licensing in 2019, but maybe it could have been more

Analysis of the Finnish companies’ annual reports, alongside developments in the overall market for mobile technology, indicate there could be further royalty upside for the telecoms giant Read more

Patent Pools

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21 Mar 2020

Some licensors are taking a much more public stand in their FRAND fights - here's why

Recents moves by Nokia and InterDigital show that rights owners are beginning to realise that winning the PR battle is just as important as prevailing in court Read more

4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

4 Mar 2020

The top 10 patent market developments of 2019

Asset sales, trade wars and new names at the top made last year transformative for IP owners. Read more

12 Dec 2019

Christmas comes early for Nokia's IP team in the US and Europe

Finnish telco sees Daimler agree to mediation in high-profile suit while a court in Munich court upholds anti anti-suit injunction and a related Northern California case is sent to Texas Read more

Patents Law

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13 Jul 2020

Samsung acquires hundreds of patent assets in transfer from Nokia

Over 50 US patents transferred between the two companies, which currently have a patent licensing agreement in place Read more

1 Jul 2020

Why it was time to leave Nokia - company's former IP head tells all in exclusive interview

On the day she becomes InterDigital's new chief licensing officer, Eeva Hakoranta explains her move and discusses a whole lot more besides Read more

19 Jun 2020

Nokia’s patents give it plenty of choices

A data-driven look at the Finnish giant’s position in the market and how its portfolio looks to potential buyers Read more

3 Jun 2020

InterDigital hires Nokia's Hakoranta to be firm's new chief licensing officer

“I am thrilled that she has chosen to join us, and very much look forward to working with her," says firm's CEO Bill Merritt Read more

Strategy

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13 Jul 2020

Samsung acquires hundreds of patent assets in transfer from Nokia

Over 50 US patents transferred between the two companies, which currently have a patent licensing agreement in place Read more

19 Jun 2020

Nokia’s patents give it plenty of choices

A data-driven look at the Finnish giant’s position in the market and how its portfolio looks to potential buyers Read more

3 Jun 2020

InterDigital hires Nokia's Hakoranta to be firm's new chief licensing officer

“I am thrilled that she has chosen to join us, and very much look forward to working with her," says firm's CEO Bill Merritt Read more

2 Jun 2020

Huawei, Samsung and LG are top owners of ‘core’ 5G patents so far, new study claims

Essentiality analysis put out by Amplified and GreyB finds that so far just 26% of declared 5G SEP grants are core to the standard and suggests that Huawei’s lead is more than merely quantitative Read more

Technology Licensing

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13 Jul 2020

Samsung acquires hundreds of patent assets in transfer from Nokia

Over 50 US patents transferred between the two companies, which currently have a patent licensing agreement in place Read more

1 Jul 2020

Why it was time to leave Nokia - company's former IP head tells all in exclusive interview

On the day she becomes InterDigital's new chief licensing officer, Eeva Hakoranta explains her move and discusses a whole lot more besides Read more

19 Jun 2020

Nokia’s patents give it plenty of choices

A data-driven look at the Finnish giant’s position in the market and how its portfolio looks to potential buyers Read more

3 Jun 2020

InterDigital hires Nokia's Hakoranta to be firm's new chief licensing officer

“I am thrilled that she has chosen to join us, and very much look forward to working with her," says firm's CEO Bill Merritt Read more

Trade Secrets

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12 Sep 2019

Huawei CEO: our 5G IP can be had for an upfront fee

Ren Zhengfei welcomes telecom equipment competition with a grandiose offer, but some key details are still open to question Read more

13 Jun 2019

Huawei’s $1 billion Verizon demand: politics or profit?

Ongoing royalty negotiations are revealed after US network operator reportedly notifies government. Why the conflict, which follows a 2016 dispute with T-Mobile, may alarm Nokia and Ericsson Read more

Valuation

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23 Mar 2020

Nokia made over $1 billion from licensing in 2019, but maybe it could have been more

Analysis of the Finnish companies’ annual reports, alongside developments in the overall market for mobile technology, indicate there could be further royalty upside for the telecoms giant Read more

5 Dec 2019

Auto IP stakeholders in Asia call for peace, prepare for war

Huawei, Nokia and top Japanese brands discussed the licensing conflicts confronting the industry in front of a packed room in Shanghai Read more

13 Jun 2019

Huawei’s $1 billion Verizon demand: politics or profit?

Ongoing royalty negotiations are revealed after US network operator reportedly notifies government. Why the conflict, which follows a 2016 dispute with T-Mobile, may alarm Nokia and Ericsson Read more

2 Feb 2018

Nokia forecasts significant licensing growth after a big year for its patent business team

Earnings season is in full swing and so far, of the licensing-heavy businesses to report, it’s Nokia that is arguably the standout performer.

Many of the headlines on the Finnish company’s results purred about the strong licensing performance…

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Intensity, LLC