Your essential Sunday reading: a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform in the past week - as well as links to each one
Previous FRAND-related rulings indicate judges in China could set a global rate, would adopt the hard-edged non-discrimination obligation and would consider the parties' negotiation behaviours when reaching their decisions
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TCL v Ericsson and Unwired Planet v Huawei send two very different messages to auto companies being approached by patent pools such as Avanci to take SEP licences, says Unified Patents' chief IP counsel Jonathan Stroud
Exclusive analysis done by ROL Group for IAM shows a maturing market in which prices are stabilising, selling programmes are becoming more streamlined and there are more transactions overall
Firms like iPEL are creating a buzz in the country's patent market, but as of yet there are few indications that Beijing will roll out the welcome mat
Changes on patent eligible subject matter will lead to fewer 101 rejections, says the agency's Silicon Valley chief at IAM's Software IP event in San Francisco
In upholding the first instance judgment of Mr Justice Birss last week, the Court of Appeals in London has confirmed the UK as a go-to jurisdiction for FRAND-related disputes
After years of dictating the patent narrative in the US - and reaping the rewards - BigTech now finds itself on the back foot as it loses friends in the executive and Congress. Will the courts be next?
Decision to confirm the original Birss judgment is likely to ensure that the UK becomes a major centre for the resolution of FRAND-related disputes
Accuses those raising spectre of trolls of “Orwellian doublespeak” and leads call to restore balance to the system
Operating companies are now the biggest filers of new patent lawsuits, but numbers also indicate that potential heirs to Edison may have been filing many more suits than was previously thought
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But IAM research shows the NPE led by Boris Teksler is facing a barrage of Chinese invalidity actions from both ZTE and its co-defendant Huawei.
iPEL and another newly announced licensing entity are banking on pro-plaintiff China. How they fare will tell us more about whether the opportunity for foreign NPEs is a mirage.