Transformative agreement shows why niche investment model may appeal to cash-strapped life sciences innovators
Company reports numbers as it embarks on new hunt for licensing head
Prior to its IPO the ride-sharing company has shopped around the likes of AT&T, but analysis shows that its portfolio – while above average value – does not have the coverage of its rival
Keaton Parekh (right) has been replaced by the firm's former COO as the giant NPE struggles to find a successor to Jim Skippen
The iPhone maker moves for declaratory judgment claiming non infringement of grants relating to charging technology
In exclusive interview with IAM, after confirming as a speaker for IPBC Global 2019, the former BlackBerry IP chief talks in-depth about life sciences and high tech convergence - and the many patent opportunities that creates
Boards and directors typically prioritise non-IP issues on the corporate agenda; however, legal requirements and market activities suggest that this might be a serious misstep.
Social media giant picks up more than 100 US assets from Provenance in a move that may be linked to ongoing litigation tussle with BlackBerry
Data analysis reveals sparsely populated IP landscape and, with many big companies yet to enter the fray, “once-in-a-generation” opportunities for innovators
Legal function takes responsibility for monetisation as efforts to cash-in on a largely unencumbered portfolio increasingly turn to litigation
The recently-struck deal promises to boost IP protection for pharma innovators in North America, but it will be years until it has an impact
The social media giant - whose IP group is headed up by former Google patent chief Allen Lo - bought five of the six patents it is now asserting in a counter-suit against the Canadian company in July and August
Last month Quaterhill announced that Jim Skippen, CEO of its WiLAN subsidiary, was retiring after more than a decade leading the business. Skippen was instrumental in turning the Ottawa-based NPE into a patent licensing business which today has a…
WiLAN announced yesterday that it has acquired a patent portfolio totaling over 85 assets from Seoul-based MagnaChip Semiconductor. The transaction is part of WiLAN’s partnership programme. The deal marks the latest in a steady stream of…
WiLAN has acquired a portfolio of patents from Panasonic in the latest in a long line of patent transfers between the Japanese tech giant and the Canadian NPE.
The portfolio contains 34 patent families comprising 96 grants worldwide. It relates to…