Move by software giant pushes LOT close to 300 members in major boost for defensive patent platform
A recent study pegged Toyota as biggest automated driving patent owner, with Waymo gaining ground. Now Japan’s biggest automaker will team with the country’s top tech investor in a mobility-focused joint venture.
Cyber security firm accuses rival of infringing seven patents in its third district court action this year. Even though a high PTAB win rate indicates strength of Finjan's portfolio, prospective licensees still happy to litigate
More details emerge about the Shanghai-based individual who faces criminal action after licensing and litigation campaigns against pre-IPO companies. Family members deny charges and say he’s an inventor, not a troll
In its most thorough response yet to tech transfer complaints, government highlights $7 billion in annual IP payments to US firms and the country’s increasing attractiveness as a patent litigation venue.
IBM patent asserted against Beijing-based startup with backing from HTC and Qualcomm. NPEs are also active in a possible new VR/AR battleground.
Software giant files series of IPRs against patents transferred from SRC Labs. Reviews come after company’s announces renewal of licensing agreement with LG Electronics
Korean chipmaker turns to HP Enterprise and Integrated Device Technology as its US patent risks escalate
Legislation proposed by the JPO may also extend greater design protection to graphical user interfaces in bid to help system keep pace with new technology.
A new analysis of the IP landscape of speech recognition technology reveals that Nuance Communications has the most grants and the highest quality patents in the field, while Microsoft is the most active player.
The buyer, Amperex Technology Limited, is facing a US patent suit and ITC investigation from LG Chem. The portfolio of former Motorola assets had been on the market since 2015.
A new report from CB Insights examining the state of the market for cloud computing infrastructure as a service has found that while Amazon gained an early lead in the field, Microsoft and Google are catching up fast.
PIPCO's strong balance sheet puts it in position to be an acquirer rather than a target as it explores possible transactions. The licensing company could also seek to bolster its patent portfolio.
Proposed limits on royalty payments would be even stricter than those scrapped in 2009 liberalisation of FDI policies. Impact would be felt by global brand and technology giants with listed subsidiaries in India.
Big Blue nets eight-figure payout as talk of improving climate for patent owners grows.