The Cupertino company may be the victim of a desire in China to show that the country's patent litigation system is modern and extremely effective
Appointment of experienced patent litigator to local bench and Austin's growing reputation as a tech hub must be weighed against defendant-friendly rules
$40 million deal with Fossil involves acquisition of IP relating to smartwatch technology and will also see transfer of an R&D team
The executive who charted a new course for the company based in part on patent monetisation sounded disillusioned with China’s IP system days before his ouster
Uber, Lyft, Pinterest, Slack among those planning to list or actively considering it, but in comparison to the past the numbers of assets being acquired is low
After heavy trailing by the USPTO Director, agency proposes new details on issue of abstract ideas just as the Supreme Court turns its attention to “blockbuster” 101 Fed Circuit case
The appointment of Ramzi Haidamus comes just days after the touchscreen technology company announced a partnership and licensing deal with Google
Transactions back up in third quarter after Q2 slump. More NPEs are buying up assets, while software continues to attract most interest indicating a price rise may be on the way
Closed door meeting on Capitol Hill looks to set the agenda for patent legislation in next Congress
Sources tell IAM MPEG-LA has secured an AVC/H.264 licence with Xiaomi.
Assignment of 30 patents followed announcement of the Chinese firm's participation in the Azure IP Advantage programme. The two companies are also collaborating on AI and machine learning for drones.
The search firm is carrying the country's banner both domestically and overseas. Report also shows which foreign companies file the most in rapidly-expanding tech area
“It is clear that, no matter which viewpoint one takes, Ericsson is the leader in 3GPP and has influenced the technology in 5G over the years more than any other contributor,” company states in new report
Legal function takes responsibility for monetisation as efforts to cash-in on a largely unencumbered portfolio increasingly turn to litigation
Interconnectivity is the key to maximising IoT's potential - and that means finding effective ways to ensure access to the IP required to make it happen.