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Patent transactions in Q2 2023

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The surge is due to 9,702 US patent assets involved in the BlackBerry sale to Key Patent Innovations, which runs Malikie Innovations, according to the AST Patent Deals Report for Q2 2023

15 September 2023

Apple’s Chinese difficulties reflect the challenges all IP owners face there

The company’s share price fell by billions of dollars last week because of investor concerns about a new Huawei device and a rumoured government ban on officials using iPhones. It was a timely reminder of the kinds of problem China poses to rights holders individually and collectively

14 September 2023

JS Held expands Ocean Tomo IP practice with new acquisition

The global scientific and engineering consultancy has bought TechPats, a patent-focused technical expert firm, at a time when an uncertain economy and declining number of M&As has led some companies to issue layoff notices to IP staff

07 September 2023

USPTO director takes greater control of agency’s post-grant proceedings

Kathi Vidal’s recent director review rulings of PTAB institution decisions – following new agency guidelines – shows that her aggressive approach to review is intensifying

30 August 2023

TCL subsidiary signs licence with Semiconductor Energy Laboratory amid global patent spat

The deal was facilitated by Purplevine IP Group and brings an end to lawsuits in Japan, the US and Germany

10 August 2023

Adeia reports $83.2 million in Q2 licensing revenues, driven by media portfolio

The California-based IP licensing company has reaffirmed it’s on track to make from $385 million to $415 million in royalty revenue in 2023

08 August 2023

Examining the data behind Qualcomm’s US patent litigation track record

Docket Navigator data shows the firm has a good record defending its patents in the PTAB with a 52% full and partial win rate

07 August 2023

$303M award against Samsung leads Q2's top US patent jury verdicts

Jury trials in US patent cases spiked to high levels with 25 verdicts issued from April to June– and 60% of these favoured patentees, according to Docket Navigator data

03 July 2023

Unpicking the sale of Canadian patent licensing business WiLAN

The acquisition has given the company more financial clout and additional expertise for business as usual, says CEO Andrew Parolin in an exclusive interview

28 June 2023

Patent transactions in Q1 2023

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Allied Security Trust has released its latest patent deals report which tracked 371 transactions including the sale of 68 Intel assets to Daedalus Group

21 June 2023

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