Why Qualcomm’s winning of an injunction in China against Apple is another sign that the patent market is drifting inexorably eastwards. With the country’s answer to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit opening at the start of this year, rights holders have even more reason to turn to Chinese courts.
A deep dive into the software company’s portfolio shows that it is developing particular strength in the cloud and AI, though overall quality may be falling
Deal follows acquisition of assets from AT&T and Provenance, and shows that interest in giant NPE’s portfolio remains high
The company’s applications in its home jurisdiction of Taiwan fell 50% year-on-year in 2018, as it also marked a second year outside the USPTO’s top 50 patentees
Recent assignments show the Korean conglomerate transferring US patent rights to Nokia, TiVo and Philips against the backdrop of licence deals and strategic business partnerships
Apple, Canon, Dolby, Ericsson and InterDigital are among early backers of attempt to change the licensing dynamic for the VVC standard
The singer-songwriter is using her industry clout to secure an unprecedented record deal that will also improve the streaming-related revenue of fellow artists.
In a rare public appearance, the Chinese telecom’s founder and CEO, Ren Zhengfei, reaffirms commitment to respect third-party patents and explains why paying more than the competition will keep his company ahead
In recent years, the telecoms giant has been involved in a number of deals with companies planning their initial public offerings, something that Big Blue has specialised in for years
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
Participants in the scheme - such as Google, IBM and Microsoft - are getting something that is worth a lot more than the assets being offered for sale: market data
As global efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change become increasingly urgent, new developments in solar technology are fuelling a surge in IP
In exclusive interview with IAM, after confirming as a speaker for IPBC Global 2019, the former BlackBerry IP chief talks in-depth about life sciences and high tech convergence - and the many patent opportunities that creates
On 7 January 2019 the USPTO published guidance on subject-matter eligibility in an effort to synthesise the disparate analysis of patent claims by the federal courts since the Supreme Court's rulings in Mayo v Prometheus and Alice v CLS Bank several years ago.
New IAM research reports identify the key trends shaping the global IP market – and tell you how to respond