Hewlett-Packard has agreed to sell the majority stake in its China-based networking, data storage and server businesses to state-run Tsinghua Holdings – the investment arm of Beijing’s Tsinghua University – in a deal worth at least US$2.3 billion…
There is no doubt that IBM has been a trailblazer in IP value creation – first as a pioneering patent and technology licensor beginning in the 1990s; and, more recently, as a significant source of patents for other companies looking to bolster their…
As IAM has covered over the last few years, patent pools appear to be gaining in popularity, in part because the tough licensing environment has encouraged patent owners in particular to seek out ways to make the dealmaking process much more…
Microsoft has announced the launch of a Shared Innovation Initiative which will help govern the company’s approach to co-created technology and the IP that arise from customer collaborations.
The move is further evidence of the emphasis the…
PRB invalidation setback for Guangdong-based Digital Rise could deal a fatal blow to its SEP assertion campaign against TV makers both foreign and domestic.
Rare court action from giant telco is further sign of growing monetisation activity in one of hottest areas in tech.
The buyer, Amperex Technology Limited, is facing a US patent suit and ITC investigation from LG Chem. The portfolio of former Motorola assets had been on the market since 2015.
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.
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?
“It is clear that, no matter which viewpoint one takes, Ericsson is the leader in 3GPP and has influenced the technology in 5G over the years more than any other contributor,” company states in new report
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
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
Sources tell IAM MPEG-LA has secured an AVC/H.264 licence with Xiaomi.
New research highlights growth in social media giant’s portfolio and extent of its own patent filing strategy
Rare assertion against a major technology company comes after Canon IP boss Kenichi Nagasawa told IAM he sees US enforcement becoming more challenging and wilful infringement on the rise