Region: Sweden

Ericsson goes on patent attack against Apple in the UK

Action launched at the start of June in the High Court, though it is not yet known whether SEPs are involved

21 June 2022

Our patents and financial position will deliver long term success, says Ericsson CIPO

After three years in charge of the Swedish company’s IP function, Christina Petersson is confident that she and her team are well-placed to reap the monetary dividends of its investments in R&D

09 June 2022

Why joining NATO could boost intellectual property in the Swedish and Finnish defence industries

Neither Sweden nor Finland are currently members of NATO, but joining and subsequently entering the agreement to safeguard the secrecy of inventions related to defence would give domestic defence companies access to new markets.

01 June 2022

Economic implications of the UPC for Scandinavia and beyond

While the broader implications of the introduction of a single European court tasked with handling patent matters are not yet clear, a look at the bigger picture suggests that demand for patent litigation looks set to increase.

11 May 2022

500 million reasons why Ericsson’s patent showdown with Apple matters so much

Huge dollar sums are at stake in the Swedish company’s licensing dispute with the iPhone giant, writes Avikka AB managing director Eric Stasik

29 March 2022

Qualcomm, Nokia, Ericsson and other Western SEP superpowers are key geopolitical assets

The failure of policy makers in Washington DC, Brussels and elsewhere to view connectivity in the round could prove very costly further down the line

09 February 2022

Ericsson banks $875 million in IP licensing revenues for 2021

Despite 19% year-on-year drop in royalty receipts, the Swedish company’s cash position has never been better as it digs in for global litigation battle with Apple

26 January 2022

We should fight it out with Ericsson in Texas, Apple tells the ITC

Case filed yesterday by the iPhone giant makes clear that it wants its patent licensing dispute with the Swedish company to centre on the US court system

20 January 2022

Ericsson sues Apple for patent infringement as cross-licence deal expires

Swedish telco asserts patents against the iPhone maker in the Western District of Texas and at least one jurisdiction outside the US

18 January 2022

The top five patent stories in Europe during 2021

New German legislation, a leap forward on the UPC and important SEP-related initiatives from the UK and the Commission were among the highlights of a busy year

23 December 2021

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