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Why the UK Apple/Optis dispute is a must-watch for SEP strategists

The country’s third ever FRAND trial decision will build on the global licensing approach laid out in Unwired Planet

12 July 2022

Ericsson SEP decision sees 5G iPhones banned in the Colombian market

Apple hit with blow in first decision of SEP/FRAND dispute with Swedish company

11 July 2022

Nokia wins German SEP injunction in major victory against Oppo

The order is the second recent victory for the Finnish company in its global licensing dispute with the Chinese handset maker

06 July 2022

“This is a good time to be in the licensing business,” says InterDigital’s CEO

With an Apple renewal negotiation looming, Liren Chen reflects on his first 15 months in charge of the cellular and video R&D powerhouse

30 June 2022

BlackBerry CEO “responding to the calls” of other bidders for the company’s patents

John Chen says there’s a high probability that Catapult IP Innovations will still buy the portfolio, but he wants shareholders to know he’s “not just stuck with one option”

24 June 2022

Avanci and SEP licensors win again against Continental, but re-issued ruling is narrower

Court decision could reduce the standing barrier to others bringing similar suits in future

23 June 2022

Change at the top of Xiaomi’s IP Strategy team

After six years in charge, Paul Lin steps down to go solo, although he will remain an adviser to the Chinese company

23 June 2022

Nokia wins German injunction in first decision of Oppo patent war

Decision by Mannheim court is an important win for the Finnish company but may not prove decisive in the pair’s global licensing dispute

22 June 2022

Ericsson goes on patent attack against Apple in the UK

Action launched at the start of June in the High Court, though it is not yet known whether SEPs are involved

21 June 2022

Covid impact on US patent filings is now becoming clearer

Data on law firms ranked by 2021 grants shows a slide that may link to filing strategies changing because of pandemic-induced budget cuts

17 June 2022

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