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Five key takeaways from IPBC Europe

Returning from two action-packed days in London, IAM Deputy Editor Adam Houldsworth reflects on the surprising state of corporate UPC strategies, the rise of AI, FRAND fireworks and more

02 April 2022

Japan ministry publishes FRAND patent licensing guidelines

The advisory document lays out acceptable behaviours at four stages of the SEP negotiation process

01 April 2022

Huawei emphasises patent performance in face of “intense pressure”

Announcing its 2021 financials, the company says that despite falling revenues profits are up and it is investing more than ever in R&D and IP

31 March 2022

Nokia hires Arvin Patel to lead multimedia patent licensing programme

Company says appointment of Intellectual Ventures COO will help it build on momentum in the video space

28 March 2022

Exclusive data on Chinese patent citations shows companies shaping SEP development

Huawei and ZTE are the most likely to be cited as prior art by Chinese patent examiners looking at standards-related applications

25 March 2022

After sealing Apple patent deal, a WiLAN sale may be next on the agenda

It is a complete business with a strong portfolio, and processes and a methodology for optimising returns, says CEO of parent company Quarterhill

24 March 2022

Apple, Ericsson agree on former Eastern Texas federal judge to mediate their DJ actions

Docket Navigator data shows that David Folsom handled 431 patent cases in his last five years as a US District Judge, and now the Jackson Walker partner mostly represents defendants

21 March 2022

India litigation revealed in Nokia-Vivo patent dispute that is likely to go global

Two patent lawsuits have been filed by the Finnish licensor in a country where the Chinese vendor is the number one seller of 5G devices

17 March 2022

Consequences in US anti-suit injunction bill not as strong as courts’ own remedies

The Senate's "Defending American Courts Act" aimed at curbing use of Chinese anti-suit injunctions in FRAND cases may not have much effect on litigants’ incentives

16 March 2022

Vivo sues Nokia in China over FRAND rates

Reports suggest the companies are engaged in a patent licensing dispute as they re-negotiate a previous deal to include 5G coverage

16 March 2022

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