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
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.
Jury verdict comes three years after the Japanese sovereign patent fund led by CEO Shigeharu Yoshii (pictured, centre) made Chinese mobile maker TCL its first US litigation target.
Andersen explains decision to join defensive platforms; also heaps praise on USPTO Director – “I think he’s doing a super job”
In a universe of 21,000 civil patent infringement judgments, just 14 produced awards of over $1 million. But the company’s VP for analytics tells IAM that China remains a major concern for RPX clients.
Just months after Federal Circuit came down hard on RPX, Board's institution of a Unified review petition offers further guidance on determining real-party-in-interest
“There’s no question that asserting is an option,” says new CEO Lynch
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
Mathan Ganesan confirms that the firm will continue to monetise the 3,000 patents in the fund and that the deal indicates overall market conditions are improving
The research process for the 2019 edition of IAM Strategy 300 starts today: let us know who you consider to be a world leading IP strategist.
Move by software giant pushes LOT close to 300 members in major boost for defensive patent platform
Numbers for the third quarter show slight uptick in filings from Q2, but 2018 volume expected to fall again year-on-year and to be down by 2,500 from 2015
The defensive aggregator's new CEO is a much-needed figurehead, but with litigation risk in the US diminishing the former Provenance head faces some serious challenges
The fifth IAM Market Makers reveals which executives we believe to be setting the parameters of the patent business world. Many of the 40 names have featured on the list for a number of years; some are new; and – for the first time – a couple of big names do not appear at all
The head of the IP group at the Chinese telecoms giant is the first Asia-based leader to top our annual Market Makers list of the most influential patent value creators on the planet