Despite a decrease in their overall filings in 2017, foreign companies have increased their Indian foothold following a surge of grants over the last year
News comes just weeks before oral arguments are due to get underway in chip maker’s case against Federal Trade Commission
Former collaboration partner E Ink picks up nearly 800 patents; assignments reveal almost as many rights sold to OLED startup last year
Chipmaker accuses former employee of IP theft after they jump ship to rival Micron
Stinging from a $66m loss in a California trade secrets case, Chinese LED maker hits back on its home turf, also dragging the smartphone giant into an IP theft dispute that could get political
New infringement suits filed by IP Edge affiliate against Acer, Mattel and HTC
Shanghai Xuanpu appears to have risen from ashes of a state-backed semiconductor venture. Recent validity decisions mean its activities should be monitored by anyone implementing the TD-SCDMA standard in China
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.
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
Royalties owed by iPhone giant said to top $7 billion mark and Northern District of California court deals blow in ongoing litigation with FTC. "It's been an extraordinary year," says CEO Mollenkopf
Last week the DOJ charged Jinhua and UMC with stealing Micron trade secrets. China sees an effort to cut off its tech progress, US sees a pattern of disrespect for IP and Taiwan is caught in the crossfire.
The company has ‘opened’ its patent portfolio related to rapid phone charging. Head of IP Adler Feng says it will collect reasonable rates from companies that adopt the technology.
Google, Huawei and Lenovo are among the companies targeted by Newport Beach-based NPE that once had a market cap of close to $2 billion
Intellectual Discovery has transferred auto and LED portfolios in recent weeks; both have spurred assertions in Delaware - increasingly the number one venue for US plaintiffs post-TC Heartland
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