Region: Germany

Avanci agrees licensing deal with Daimler to round-off a successful 2021

Agreement includes 4G and means the platform now has the big three German car manufacturers under licence – but only for 3G with VW

22 December 2021

Germany’s new government is the last hope for covid IP waiver advocates

A post-Merkel change of approach by the country’s recently agreed traffic light coalition government could change the momentum of TRIPS suspension talks – but don’t bet on it

07 December 2021

Huawei knocks out two Chinese patents in global SEP dispute with IP Bridge

Exclusive data shows extent of Japanese firm’s Chinese patent holdings as it heads into a high-stakes rate-setting battle

03 December 2021

Patent suits decline in Dusseldorf and Mannheim, but Munich’s docket is on the rise

Germany is Europe’s biggest and most active litigation forum, but subtle differences in case law and proceedings mean that plaintiffs have important choices to make about where to file their suits

16 November 2021

What we’ve learned from an eventful fortnight in auto IP

Saturday Opinion: Litigation is heating up, big antitrust questions remain unanswered and there’s more to the rising conflict than just wireless SEPs

16 October 2021

Sharp-Oppo patent dispute ends with cross-licence deal

Global agreement means a Chinese court’s first attempt to set a global FRAND rate will not go ahead

08 October 2021

Oppo asserts wireless patents against Nokia in China and Germany

Reports indicate that the Chinese company’s response to worldwide Nokia campaign involves patents declared essential to the 5G standard

09 September 2021

Private practice leadership roundtable

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09 September 2021

Life science leaders

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q3: IP leadership - what it is and why it matters

09 September 2021

IAM’s Top 40 Market Makers

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q3: IP leadership - what it is and why it matters

09 September 2021

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