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The file-and-dismiss patent assertion entity suing Verizon, AT&T, Ericsson

RecepTrexx has filed 35 district court cases in nine months, but some of them don’t even last a week

12 February 2024

Pandemic-era patent applications have levelled off a downturn in US grants

Anaqua AcclaimIP's analysis found that US companies, which earn the most US patents, increased their number of 2023 patents by 18% year-over-year

07 February 2024

Dolby touts ZEEKR EV auto deal as "big step forward" for licensing programme

Dolby Laboratories Inc has been selling its Dolby Atmos technology for two years and is celebrating 13 auto OEM agreements - especially a new one with ZEEKR, a brand of Chinese EV-maker Geely

02 February 2024

Huawei faces monopolisation claims for alleged FRAND breach

Netgear alleges Huawei illegally monopolised certain wifi technology by negating promises to license those patents on reasonable terms

01 February 2024

A guide to patent litigation funding disclosure in the US

Chief Judge Colm Connolly’s court in Delaware has a strict mandate, and elsewhere, regulations vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction

30 January 2024

Volatile capital markets, M&A slump hitting patent valuation practices

Patent valuation software-as-a-service firm IPwe Inc has filed for bankruptcy while IP executives at Aon Intellectual Property Solutions have lost jobs

30 January 2024

Specialist Chapter: A Primer on US Litigation When It Comes to Software Patents

Featured in The Patent Litigation Review 2024

Subject-matter eligibility under 35 USC Section 101, means-plus-function construction under 35 USC Section 112, questions of joint infringement for the sale of the accused software and line-drawing between US infringement and extraterritorial activities are posing unique challenges in US software patent litigation.

30 January 2024

Fewer ITC cases in 2023, but more headlines due to Apple Watch saga

More than half the complaints involved Chinese companies, suggesting corporations are concerned with the “world’s factory”

29 January 2024

‘Fathers of MP3’ call for EU to abandon proposed SEP regulation

IAM talks exclusively to two of the top European scientists speaking out against the “harmful” new licensing framework

29 January 2024

Case Spotlight: Five-year fintech fight ends in trade secrets settlement

A protracted case between SRS Acquiom and PNC Bank ended in an eleventh hour settlement as the prospect of a jury trial loomed

26 January 2024

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