$40 million deal with Fossil involves acquisition of IP relating to smartwatch technology and will also see transfer of an R&D team
GoerTek’s billionaire founder modeled his business on Panasonic from day one. Now “China’s Bluetooth king” is buying patents from the Japanese company
The TV guide technology business has accused the cable giant of infringing eight of its rights as talk again turns to a possible sell-off of the products business in order to focus entirely on licensing
Research was released as a new industry forum met in Silicon Valley to discuss the potential of a different approach to licensing the next video codec standard
The companies renewed their cross-licence over the summer. Patent assignments last month and a new technology partnership show there is plenty of opportunity for the two to collaborate
The appointment of Ramzi Haidamus comes just days after the touchscreen technology company announced a partnership and licensing deal with Google
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
Retrial ordered in Huawei v InterDigital; Apple representatives threatened with detention in continuing injunction flap; national IP appeals court opens doors and much more from the Middle Kingdom
Volume of new cases forecast to fall to under 4,000 for the first time since 2011 - and to well below levels for trademark and copyright suits
Sources tell IAM MPEG-LA has secured an AVC/H.264 licence with Xiaomi.
Shift to Phillips claim construction standard brings Board in line with district courts and could make it harder to invalidate patents in a venue that many rights owners have come to dread
Johns Hopkins and the University of Wisconsin both had research collaborations come under the microscope for IP reasons last week.
Licensing business announces third quarter results and raises possibility of office in one of world’s most dynamic IP markets
“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
Beijing-based panel maker that’s one of China’s fastest-growing patent filers is latest target of the deepening partnership between IV and the Texas-based NPE