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How Netlist uses IP licensing negotiations to boost manufacturing

In an exclusive interview, CK (Chuck) Hong, CEO of memory module firm Netlist, recounts the birth of its patent licensing programme and how IP helps fuel its products business

10 May 2023

Busy, busy: US Magistrate Judge Derek Gilliland’s first year saw nearly 400 patent cases

He has already issued nearly 500 rulings since his April 2022 start date in the US District Court for the Western District of Texas, Waco Division

01 May 2023

300 million reasons why patent owners love litigating in Texas

In what promises to be the largest US jury verdicts this quarter, Texas federal courts ended trials by awarding huge damages to patentees Netlist and Textron

25 April 2023

People partnerships driving Adeia’s hybrid bonding patent licensing momentum

On the heels of the Xperi spin-out signing major 3D NAND memory players, IAM sat down with company executives to discuss the company’s approach

18 April 2023

This week’s Netlist v Samsung jury trial is the tip of the iceberg

Docket Navigator research shows the case in trial is one of three in US federal courts and there are 12 pending IPRs

17 April 2023

Meet the new leader of IBM’s IP monetisation team

Charles Varvaro has big shoes to fill, but his relationships in the industry and business strategy acumen are up to the task

14 April 2023

Adeia licenses Kioxia and Western Digital to semiconductor portfolio

The new long-term agreements with both 3D NAND memory manufacturers includes Adeia's hybrid bonding rights

28 March 2023

Blackberry patent buyer’s US litigation track record

Key Patent Innovations has a scant history of suing in the States, indicating its licensing approach may centre on private negotiations in contrast to the failed purchaser

27 March 2023

Examining the practice of Cedar Lane Technologies – America’s top-filing NPE

We talked with Greg Benoit, president of the Canadian company that filed the most cases in 2022, strongly favours the Western District of Texas, and has obtained a 96% settlement rate among its terminated cases

20 March 2023

OpenSky: ending another round of IPR abuse whack-a-mole

Saturday Opinion: USPTO Director Kathi Vidal’s sanctions are a good start, but more must be done to curb untoward behaviour going forward

11 March 2023

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