In another sign that patent activity continues to increase in the auto sector, Unified Patents has announced the formation of a new zone focused on the industry. Although more than 20 companies have joined the zone only Honda and Toyota have been…
Details of the latest iteration of IP3, the patent buying programme hosted by AST designed to give IP owners a quick and efficient way of selling their assets, were announced this morning. This year’s version is open to non-AST members and is…
The latest issue of IAM - which came out last week - includes an exclusive piece by European Patent Office president Benoît Battistelli on how the agency is responding to the profound changes heralded by the fourth industrial revolution (4IR). As…
Finnish mobile giant joins rivals Ericsson and Qualcomm in announcing royalty, although likes of Apple, Samsung and Huawei may pay much less for new generation of devices.
Giant chipmaker sees growth in grants in its semiconductor core but also in IoT and cybersecurity.
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.
A month after leaving the Finnish company - where he helped to build a world-class licensing operation - Ilkka Rahnasto signs up with the firm that manages several platforms including Avanci and Teletry
In an exclusive opinion piece for IAM, Jim Beveridge of the Innovators' Network argues that originators need to embrace transparency and avoid royalty stacking to allow IoT innovation to thrive
Claim comes as Dominion announces major portfolio acquisition from Panasonic in its first major deal with Japanese electronics giant
Move gives auto and IoT platform huge share of wireless standard essential patents to license
Mathias Hellman claims that coverage of the emerging landscape had often failed to reflect the Swedish company's leadership position, so publication aimed to give employees and investors a more accurate picture
$40 million deal with Fossil involves acquisition of IP relating to smartwatch technology and will also see transfer of an R&D team
The $1 billion deal emphasises that for IP professionals a detailed understanding of data-related issues is set to become essential
Tech giant makes rare foray into the secondary market to acquire package of US assets
NPE boss says the decision to set up a licensing team in Beijing last year is starting to pay off. The acquisition of 1,000 new patents from Panasonic announced yesterday is a further boost