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Wi-Fi standards body releases new patent policy to replace highly controversial 2015 version

No implementers or SEP licensors favoured the change that the IEEE Standards Association has come out with, which will be effective in the New Year

30 September 2022

Oakley, Canon among operating companies asserting most patents in US courts

Docket Navigator data shows top firms filed between 14 and 30 infringement complaints in 2021 and year-to-date

19 September 2022

Asia, US IP office leaders look to keep apace with AI and NFTs

Patent bodies must adapt and evolve to address knowledge gaps in changing digital landscape

09 September 2022

Covid court backlog triggered US ITC workload uptick, data suggests

Disputes increased the most in technology centres covering computers, semiconductors and networking while patent owners won favourable determinations in many cases

22 August 2022

Musk v Twitter is a reminder that brands must be prepared for targeting by passionate fan bases

The unfolding legal dispute between the ubiquitous social media giant and the billionaire with 100 million followers is set to become the legal battle of the year when it hits court in October

13 August 2022

ITC setback for Sonos in its high stakes patent battle with Google

The search giant has also hit the smart-speaker innovator with a new round of US district court litigation

12 August 2022

UK decision highlights risk surrounding patent enforcement strategies focused on Amazon

The High Court ruling is the country’s first on whether the use of the online platform’s IP procedures can constitute an actionable unjustified threat

11 August 2022

Recession fears could spur more companies toward patent monetisation

Sales offer quick revenue say those in the know, and while licensing programmes bring the most value they also carry higher costs

26 July 2022

Building incentives to overcome the SEP licensing prisoner’s dilemma

Patent pools can provide long-term mutual benefits for many industries, especially those based on FRAND-enabled technology standards. But for them to succeed, write Bowman Heiden and Gustav Brismark, short-term buy and sell-side misalignments must be overcome. The recently announced Sisvel WiFi 6 Pool may provide some answers

20 July 2022

Huawei among the founding licensors in new Sisvel Wifi 6 patent pool

The Chinese company joins a group that also includes MediaTek, SK Telecom and Philips in a programme that offers an innovative royalty structure designed to encourage early participation

19 July 2022

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