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Featured in Special Report 2022 Q2: The Asia IP Elite

30 May 2022

Xperi taps chief legal officer to lead IP licensing spinoff

Paul Davis appointed to run Adeia following the departure of Samir Armaly, as company makes internal promotion ahead of planned autumn spin-out for patent business

26 May 2022

SEP stakeholders weigh in as EU mulls changes to FRAND framework

Reaction to a Commission call for evidence was more muted than the recent consultation exercise in the US, but raised some important points specific to Europe

24 May 2022

Irell litigator has a long track record of nine-figure patent verdicts

USAA's recent $218.5 million verdict against PNC Bank is just one of the recent hundred-million dollar awards racked up by Irell & Manella partner Jason Sheasby, exclusive Docket Navigator data shows

23 May 2022

Qualcomm chief IP counsel: US IP system in decent shape but some current proposals could be “detrimental”

Bob Giles, top IP lawyer for the San Diego chip innovator, also says standards-setting process works well, downplaying concerns that it is being gamed

13 May 2022

WiLAN reports Apple patent licence windfall and appoints new CEO

Andrew Parolin will take the helm at WiLAN, as parent company Quarterhillcontinues to explore options for the licensing business including a possible sale

13 May 2022

Here's what Kathi Vidal should do about the PTAB’s “IPR troll” problem

After Senators Thom Tillis and Mazie Hirono wrote to the new USPTO director about alleged abuse of the IPR system, PTAB attorneys Kevin Laurence and Scott McKeown opine on actions the PTO must take to curb bad behaviour

12 May 2022

Micron patent licence boosted Xperi’s bottom line this quarter

The patent licensing business – which is still on track for a spin-off this autumn – says a significant part of its 16% revenue hike came from the Micron deal for semiconductor hybrid bonding IP

11 May 2022

WiLAN patent portfolio will demand attention if a sale is pursued

As Quarterhill’s strategic review considers the potential sale of Canadian patent licensing business WiLAN, a PatSnap portfolio analysis shows plenty of value for any future buyer

10 May 2022

What the CJEU’s landmark injunction decision means for German patent litigation

The EU court’s ruling may drive more lawsuits to Munich

03 May 2022

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