Region: North America

ITC setback for Sonos in its high stakes patent battle with Google

The search giant has also hit the smart-speaker innovator with a new round of US district court litigation

12 August 2022

No decision on possible WiLAN sale yet taken, says Quarterhill CEO

A strategic review that began in December 2021 is ongoing with several options being explored and meanwhile the firm continues to do deals

11 August 2022

Adeia president reveals strategy as spin-out from Xperi approaches

Paul Davis plans to continue driving growth in the firm’s media and semiconductor IP portfolios

09 August 2022

Seven steps to secure and safeguard US patents for AI-assisted inventions

The Federal Circuit’s recent Thaler v Vidal ruling may create opportunities for accused infringers to challenge the validity of rights that claim inventions obtained, even in part, through such systems

09 August 2022

Intel transfers 5,000 assets to IPValue in major patent deal

The portfolio covers a wide range of the tech produced by the Silicon Valley giant and will now be monetised by an entity named Tahoe Research Limited

08 August 2022

Pandemic taught businesses to value their IP, says founder of patent litigation powerhouse

John B Quinn established Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan in 1986 and has represented some of the world’s biggest companies on the plaintiff and defence side since then

08 August 2022

Tillis’s 101 bill will rev the US innovation engine once again

Paul Michel, former Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and ex-USPTO Director David Kappos urge Congress to embrace legislation designed to repair patent eligibility law which they believe the US Supreme Court has distorted

06 August 2022

InterDigital announces Amazon deal and record non-smartphone income

The firm is the latest in a string of big-ticket licensors to have published their quarterly earnings, following Ericsson, Nokia and Qualcomm

05 August 2022

IP-backed lending is becoming a serious option for many companies

Utilising patents as collateral for credit can save expense or even provide capital when VC or traditional lenders refuse

05 August 2022

US judge rejects claims that EU data regulations required heavy redaction of documents in NPE patent case

Defendant Continental had argued that the GDPR meant it had to black out key information in a case brought by Arigna Technology against a group of OEMs

04 August 2022

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