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LG Electronics to pull out of solar panel business in sequel to smartphone exit

In a familiar story, LG is set to exit another major operating segment in which it owns some of the strongest patent holdings

15 March 2022

Unified Patents' IPR filings shrink, but case outcomes show impact on NPEs

Unified Patents struggles more than others to get IPRs instituted, Docket Navigator data reveals, but when it does, the firm has the third-highest win rate among the top 10 PTAB petitioners

14 March 2022

Access Advance changes licence terms in the wake of landmark non-FRAND finding

New duplicate royalty reimbursement approach adopted following recent blow in Dusseldorf

09 March 2022

Why proposed IoT licensing negotiation groups are an antitrust non-starter

Igor Nikolic takes a deep dive into competition law to show how the proposed SEP licensing negotiation groups could be both unnecessary and damaging

09 March 2022

Oppo suit in Guangzhou sets up next chance for global FRAND ruling in China

Chinese smartphone vendor selects Guangzhou IP Court for rate-setting case to counter InterDigital’s SEP claims around the world

09 March 2022

Volkswagen takes 4G Avanci licence, resolving patent lawsuits in Virginia and Munich

The German OEM was already a 2G/3G licensee and now its 4G Avanci deal will wipe out litigation by two platform licensors, Acer and IP Bridge

08 March 2022

The EU WTO patent attack on China explored from every angle

Europe has anti-suit injunctions involving SEPs firmly in its sights, but there are multiple, highly complex issues at play and context is all important. Adam Houldsworth, Jacob Schindler, Joff Wild and Bing Zhao report

02 March 2022

Asia-Pacific dominates top 100 global innovators, but there is good news for European companies too

New Clarivate report sees slew of European businesses entering the ranks of the highest performing patentees

01 March 2022

Upcoming SEP fights will colour views of China’s judicial fairness

Aggregate stats have long shown that foreign IP owners fare well in China, but recent research published by IAM suggests SEP holders have justified concerns

26 February 2022

Chinese industry group lays out SEP policy priorities

Patent Protection Association of China tells US government that licensors should have to provide more detailed information about their patent portfolios in the course of FRAND talks

25 February 2022

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