In an interview with IAM Rembrandts in the Attic author Kevin Rivette made the case for applicants spending a lot more on the prosecution process. We asked the market whether it agreed.
The iPhone giant’s portfolio is at the heart of the defence it plays when the subject of an assertion – and analysis shows that much of it has been acquired rather than grown organically
Ongoing royalty negotiations are revealed after US network operator reportedly notifies government. Why the conflict, which follows a 2016 dispute with T-Mobile, may alarm Nokia and Ericsson
Move designed to influence debate in Europe and comes on same day as implementers publish their own guidelines.
In Return Mail SCOTUS rules that government cannot bring post issuance patent challenges; lawyers for University of Minnesota claim that decision supports their case currently before the CAFC
Assignments involving Korean tech giant and US software business demonstrate that it’s more than just NPEs that are interested in NPE assets
All the key takeaways from six panels and 30 witnesses across two days of hearings which highlighted the progress made and big challenges ahead as US senators put the focus on section 101
Following successful invalidation petitions lodged by Vivo against the German company, industry sources tell IAM that Oppo, Xiaomi and Meizu also face SEP assertions in specialised IP courts
The Patent Office has proposed simplifications to Form 27, which plays a role in compulsory licensing and injunctions, after complaints by Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei and others
Opinion from East Texas judge adds to earlier win for Swedish telco in lawsuit against HTC, but looming appeals give rights owners plenty to think about
Amid reports of US patent owners facing delays, practitioners say extra caution and busy dockets are possible explanations
Minoru Fujiki (pictured, right) has taken charge of the fund operator’s patent business after the departure of founding CEO Shigeharu Yoshii (centre)
Our week-long series on the US-China trade dispute concludes, as deal-makers working on the ground say licence transactions and tech transfer are still happening, but big uncertainties remain
The final section of this year's IAM/ktMINE US Patent 1000 Club confirms the Korean company has a huge lead over IBM when it comes to USPTO granted rights
The key takeaways after Judge Koh’s decision threatens to undermine chipmaker’s multi-billion dollar licensing business