Region: Norway

The potential impact of the UPC on Scandinavian companies that sell domestically

Companies selling domestically in Scandinavian countries have enjoyed a low patent infringement risk due to the relatively limited number of European patents validated in Denmark, Sweden and Norway. This looks set to change with the launch of the UPC (including Denmark and Sweden as members), which will likely result in a higher number of active patents in the region.

14 June 2023

Economic implications of the UPC for Scandinavia and beyond - part 2

The launch of the new UPC will introduce markedly different changes to the patent landscape, but there are still many unknowns. Possible developments include increased opposition proceedings and third-party observations.

31 August 2022

Major Avanci hire signals serious push into new licensing areas

Marianne Frydenlund joins the firm from Nordic Semicondustor with a brief to develop solutions for IoT-related sectors beyond auto

01 August 2022

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

Kari Simonsen

Featured in IAM Global Leaders 2022

"There is a growing focus on climate change. An increasing willingness for change and investment in green technology will be followed by more enhanced R&D activity in this area and the subsequent need for protection for new technological solutions."

22 November 2021

Kim Livgard

Featured in IAM Global Leaders 2022

"I put myself in my clients’ shoes and envision the services that I would want to receive. This exercise quickly teaches me that it is of the highest importance that I truly understand my clients’ business."

22 November 2021

In latest litigation play, Ocado looks for quick leverage in rival’s largest market

Pair of suits filed in Mannheim and Munich accuses AutoStore of infringing two utility models and raises prospect of a sales ban

24 March 2021

Ocado steps up US patent fight with claims of PTO fraud against rival

The UK online retailer is in an increasingly bitter dispute over robot technology and has accused AutoStore of “serious abuses of the patenting process”

03 February 2021

Ocado patent fight puts delivery and warehouse systems IP under the spotlight

UK company accused of infringement by Norwegian rival in a field that is likely to become more important to e-commerce heavyweights such as Amazon

16 October 2020

Chinese firms turn tables in solar patent battle

South Korea’s Hanwha Q-Cells looks to be coming up short in a big ITC case, and now a state-owned Chinese rival is going on the offensive

28 May 2020

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