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Korean Intellectual Property Office inaugurates “tech police” unit to combat overseas IP leakage

A division devoted to IP investigations has been beefed up and charged with stopping the flow of trade secrets across borders

03 September 2021

Chinese judges can set global SEP rates and licence terms, Supreme People's Court confirms

The country's top tribunal was ruling in a case involving Sharp and Oppo, and set a three point test for when worldwide royalties can be set

02 September 2021

Fifth Circuit sides with Ericsson in first US breach-of-FRAND appeal

In a ruling that could have wide industry implications, the court backs the use of comparable licensing agreements as a fair and reasonable way to value SEP portfolios

01 September 2021

5G’s SEP power players are right to fear future standards split

Saturday Opinion: The global nature of current wireless tech is central to what makes it such a powerful licensing opportunity

28 August 2021

BlackBerry patent sale could be announced as soon as next month

Talks between the company and an unnamed group of US-based entities are progressing well with many key points, including pricing, now agreed in principle

27 August 2021

IAM parent company acquires market-leading US patent litigation data and analytics firm

Austin-based Docket Navigator - which also covers trademarks, antitrust and other legal practice areas - becomes a Law Business Research company

25 August 2021

Era of the 5G NPE begins with an EDTX suit against Samsung

Texas-based 5G IP Holdings is asserting three patents acquired from Taiwan’s FG Innovation which it claims are essential to the new wireless standard

19 August 2021

New US lawsuit represents much more than just an IP risk for Huawei

Trade secret claims in California lawsuit cast shadow over Chinese company’s work in Pakistan – state media in China sees ‘ulterior motive’

17 August 2021

Hilco-linked NPE is the latest to take on Apple in Texas

Bell Northern Research, operated by the merchant bank, alleges infringement of 10 patents, a number of which have already come through IPR challenges

16 August 2021

Japan ministry study group says new rules needed to guide SEP negotiation process

But the METI report stops short of concrete policy recommendations, saying government should continue to weigh issues faced by Japanese industry

13 August 2021

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