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CAFC decision highlights continued danger of inequitable conduct rulings

The Federal Circuit’s judgment in a recent pharma patent case is a stark reminder that IP professionals must remain vigilant

16 September 2021

NTT Docomo seals global wireless SEP licence with Oppo

Japanese telecom provider inks a litigation-free deal with another major Chinese smartphone player

14 September 2021

IP spin-offs continue as Toshiba mulls reorganisation

Recent assignments to NPEs and operating companies show that company’s patent portfolio remains a key asset as the conglomerate considers its strategic options

13 September 2021

Fifth Circuit FRAND ruling could attract SEP owners back to US courts

The appeal judges’ recent decision in favour of Ericsson over HTC endorsed the comparable licensing royalty valuation approach and confirmed such disputes were about breach of contract, not patent law

10 September 2021

Oppo asserts wireless patents against Nokia in China and Germany

Reports indicate that the Chinese company’s response to worldwide Nokia campaign involves patents declared essential to the 5G standard

09 September 2021

Leadership profile: Scott Frank

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q3: IP leadership - what it is and why it matters

09 September 2021

Leadership profile: Jenni Lukander

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q3: IP leadership - what it is and why it matters

09 September 2021

IAM’s Top 40 Market Makers

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q3: IP leadership - what it is and why it matters

09 September 2021

Assessing the reasonableness of 5G headline royalty rates

The Long Read: The licensing fees Nokia, Ericsson and InterDigital have set for the latest mobility standard materially exceed those they were able to achieve in their 4G programmes, write Ankura's Michael J Lasinski, Philip W Kline and Alejandra P Loaiza-Delgado

08 September 2021

Smartphone royalty stack continues multi-year decline, says analyst

Financial disclosures from four major publicly-listed patent owners suggest that their collective licensing revenues are on a downward trend

06 September 2021

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