In a first, Oppo, Xiaomi and Vivo are enabling cross-brand functionality similar to Apple’s AirDrop on their devices. But Huawei, the country's Android leader, is not taking part
The Foxconn affiliate has joined Nokia in filing German infringement suits against automaker Daimler, recent US court documents show
A few years ago, it might have been different. But political, legal and economic uncertainty may combine to keep firms like Huawei and ZTE out of the running for Intel’s wireless IP
Netac’s own killer patent is set to expire later this year. But according to demand letters circulating Chinese media, the memory maker's IP team is now partnering with a patent pool formed by Panasonic, Toshiba and SanDisk
Minoru Fujiki (pictured, right) has taken charge of the fund operator’s patent business after the departure of founding CEO Shigeharu Yoshii (centre)
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
A*STAR’s head of IP and corporate services Suresh Sachi sets out his approach to partnering with biopharma innovators, the exclusivity-related stumbling blocks – and how to overcome them
Filings against Daimler and BMW follow court actions against Toyota and VW - and it could only be a matter of time before others start to get more assertive
Patent focus has shifted to energy storage as cost-effectiveness achieved for wind and solar power, but the failure to address the role of IP hinders transfer mechanisms
IAM's annual benchmarking survey is designed to identify the key concerns of senior decision makers in areas such as deal-making, valuation, patent office performance, top litigation venues and policy
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
This year's event in Shanghai has now come to an end. It's been a great couple of days, including the IP Asia Elite Gala Dinner and Awards held last night
How Chinese courts will rule the patent world; Qualcomm's 5G licensing spree; don't jail trolls, says former supreme court judge; patent sales are on the up; plus a whole lot more from a wet, but spectacular, Shanghai Pudong
Sources tell IAM MPEG-LA has secured an AVC/H.264 licence with Xiaomi.
Interconnectivity is the key to maximising IoT's potential - and that means finding effective ways to ensure access to the IP required to make it happen.