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WIPO-USPTO SEP arbitration agreement sparks market scepticism

Moves to encourage parties away from the courts and towards ADR are welcome, say observers, but a lot more is needed for it to happen

27 July 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

Inside the sprawling US patent litigation battle between Ericsson and Apple

Docket Navigator data shows that the dispute between the two companies involves four district court cases, five at the ITC and a whopping 34 inter partes review petitions

25 July 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

We are still in the market for high-quality patents, says Xiaomi’s new IP strategy head

In one of his first interviews since taking on the role, Ran Xu outlines his priorities and the opportunities he sees ahead for the company

22 July 2022

Ericsson v Apple and Nokia v Oppo are the shape of things to come

The widespread availability of mobile technology and increasing levels of wealth mean that old assumptions about patent filing and litigation are being rethought

22 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

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

Spain could join the UPC during EU presidency, says top Barcelona patent judge

In an exclusive IAM interview, Judge Florencio Molina López talks about his court’s approach to the Mobile World Congress as well as the country’s potential entry into the Unified Patent Court

18 July 2022

Samsung uses Vidal’s new Fintiv guidance to beat back patentee at the PTAB

The Korean company successfully argued that the median-time to-trial in EDTX, where suit had been filed against it, exceeds the 18-month limit within which an IPR would be finalised

14 July 2022

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