Sector: Security Systems

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Why the new CHIPS + Science Act matters for IP

Although many provisions were stripped out of the final version of the legislation, it still contains important tech transfer-related elements, while the huge sums for R&D it envisages are almost certain to spawn more patents

30 August 2022

UK government blocks IP deal with Chinese company using radical new powers

Recently implemented legislation gives the British government the ability to intervene in IP transactions

22 July 2022

We may survive the PTAB but many other small disruptors will not, says Centripetal COO

In an exclusive interview, Jonathan Rogers describes the security company’s experiences of enforcing its patents and explains how he believes Big Tech is colluding to abuse the IPR process

21 July 2022

There are dangers in excluding the unvaccinated from jury service in US patent cases

Courts striking-out those who have not had covid-19 jabs may unintentionally be eliminating people from diverse demographics holding multiple world views

16 July 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

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

BlackBerry's $600 million patent sale hits trouble

Company now exploring other options after proposed buyer fails to secure financing by the end of May deadline

01 June 2022

Columbia University scores $185 million jury verdict on back of anti virus patents

NortonLifeLock has pledged to appeal the jury verdict, which could balloon to $550 million with enhanced damages for wilful infringement

03 May 2022

Buyer and seller can be pleased with the BlackBerry patent sale’s outcome

The Canadian company has secured another three years’ worth of income from an encumbered portfolio, while the buyers can take high-quality assets into new markets

03 February 2022

BlackBerry portfolio sold for $600 million to SPV led by US-based patent market insider

New entity can now begin monetising a horde of around 35,000 assets that is already licensed to many major players in the mobile space

31 January 2022

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