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
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.
Despite no exclusion order, judge's finding of validity and infringement could be a boon to the chip maker as its global patent dispute with the iPhone giant drags on
First enforcement effort by Hsinchu-based Macronix ends with cash payout to end matters in the US, Japan and Taiwan.
Cyber security firm accuses rival of infringing seven patents in its third district court action this year. Even though a high PTAB win rate indicates strength of Finjan's portfolio, prospective licensees still happy to litigate
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
New research confirms that IPR challenges to life sciences patents have increased in recent years, but the data suggests that their effect on commercially important rights is limited
More details emerge about the Shanghai-based individual who faces criminal action after licensing and litigation campaigns against pre-IPO companies. Family members deny charges and say he’s an inventor, not a troll
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
Serving process to Chinese entities is taking up to two years. Efforts to use alternate means have had mixed results.
In keynote IPO speech, Kathleen O’Malley states that in the digital age judicial respect for IP is waning, but argues that rights holders can fight back through improved prosecution and enforcement
A panel of PTAB practitioners gathered in Washington DC in May to discuss the effect that post-issuance reviews continue to have on the US patent system. As this special report reveals, there was plenty to discuss
In its most thorough response yet to tech transfer complaints, government highlights $7 billion in annual IP payments to US firms and the country’s increasing attractiveness as a patent litigation venue.