South Korean government study also shows that NPEs continue to target foreign defendants in places like Marshall, Texas (pictured) post TC Heartland
The chipmaker looks to have secured close to what it wanted from the royalty agreement, while its technology and patent strategy have been fully vindicated
Vivo is firmly in the same smartphone sales tier as companies like Oppo and Xiaomi, but it has pursued a low-key IP strategy very different to that of its chief rivals
The auto company is the biggest shareholder in the parts giant, a growing IP power which is ramping up its ability to make electric vehicle parts
Lack of IP funds and staff at Kyoto University may have left immunotherapy pioneer Tasuku Honjo with a poor deal in agreement with Ono Pharmaceutical.
A surprise inspection at the Swedish giant’s Beijing office sets the stage for the first big IP probe by China’s new super-regulator
In an interview with IAM, firm president Joe Siino (pictured, far right) also confirms expansion of operations in Hong Kong, with former Technicolor licensing head Deirdre Leane soon to join the team
No free passes insists Excalibur head as he contemplates future of $250m portfolio after parent company announces dissolution
The Japanese automaker is ‘opening up’ patents related to hybrid electric vehicle technology that it has previously licensed to Nissan, Ford, Subaru and Mazda, in a move that expands on its previous fuel cell pledge
In her first interview since succeeding Gustav Brismark as head of IP at the Swedish company, Christina Petersson emphasises the importance of dialogue and expresses confidence for the future
As two of the world’s largest tech businesses aggressively grow their patent stockpiles a new entrant from China is the one to watch
Regulations in the special economic zone once known primarily as a den of piracy will allow fast-track administrative injunctions and impose stiff penalties on repeat infringers
"The business places more and more scrutiny on patent spend, and asks the patent team to quantify the value proposition and return on investment,” says David Dutcher
CNIPA has promised to reduce examination times, but users are more concerned about quality. Agency's deputy director waves off the suggestion that 90% of its issued patents are 'junk'
Company reports numbers as it embarks on new hunt for licensing head