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Ofinno still has a lot of high-quality patents to offer after sell-offs to major innovators

The Virginia-based R&D outfit counts Honda, Xiaomi, Comcast, Samsung and Huawei among its customers

06 August 2021

UK to look at whether change to the current SEP framework is required

Moved confirmed in press release issued by the country’s IP office last week with process scheduled to begin in the autumn

03 August 2021

Latest Nokia figures show how important IP licensing is to the company

Announcement of increased revenues is accompanied by news of a further licensee in the auto sector

29 July 2021

Ericsson sees IP licensing income leap in wake of Samsung deal

Q2 results and overall trading outlook underline the importance of patent royalty revenues for the Swedish company

16 July 2021

Settlement with Verizon is latest indication that Huawei is in full-fledged deal-making mode

The Chinese company also recently hooked up with a Volkswagen supplier in its biggest auto-sector deal to date

13 July 2021

Biden Administration executive order makes Europe even more important for SEP owners

White House confirms widely expected u-turn on US governmemt approach to FRAND-related issues in a move that will have little domestic impact but could be a big deal internationally

12 July 2021

Nokia launches patent litigation against Oppo across Europe and Asia

The two companies have been re-negotiating a 2018 licensing deal covering wireless technologies

08 July 2021

The EU wants answers on Chinese SEP patent practice

A request for information filed through the WTO signals high-level interest in how courts in China are handling anti-suit injunctions

07 July 2021

European patent litigation makes Oppo an EPO opposition target

Chinese mobile players are well acquainted with validity fights in the US and China, but Oppo and others increasingly find themselves under attack at the EPO

06 July 2021

ZTE targets up to $930 million in patent revenue over the next five years

With a portfolio valuation and revenue projections in hand, the Chinese telecoms giant is making its IP monetisation plans public for the first time

02 July 2021

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