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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

Opus audio codec pool announces call for patents ahead of launch

Dolby and Fraunhofer are founding licensors for the programme, which will be run by Vectis IP and covers technology instrumental in videoconferencing and live audio

15 September 2022

Intentional connection, innovation incentives key to growing monetisable patent portfolio

Dolby Laboratories’ director of IP strategy and operations provides best practices for building valuable patent and trademark portfolios against a backdrop of global crises

08 September 2022

Study reveals "unprecedented" flood of opportunistic filings in Russia as foreign brands targeted

Research uncovers nearly 500 trademark applications filed that are identical or similar to famous foreign brands

31 August 2022

$600 million BlackBerry patent deal still alive despite exit of key financial backer

Third Eye Capital syndicate due to provide $400 million for the purchase of the portfolio pulls out, but replacements are said to be on hand

31 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

Adeia president reveals strategy as spin-out from Xperi approaches

Paul Davis plans to continue driving growth in the firm’s media and semiconductor IP portfolios

09 August 2022

Innovative deal and pricing structures show that licensors are listening

Sisvel, Via and Avanci are among those demonstrating that patent holders have thought deeply about how best to meet the needs of those who want to access their technology

23 July 2022

Xiaomi renewal vindicates AAC pool's regional pricing strategy, Via head claims

By recognising that market conditions vary across the world, the advanced audio coding patent platform has hit a sweet spot, says Heath Hoglund

20 July 2022

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