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Ericsson and Huawei show how cooperation drives the connectivity patent world

The cross-licensing deal announced by the two companies last week came just days after a piece in the Financial Times which painted the picture of a complex system “defined by vicious litigation”

31 August 2023

BlackBerry sued for refusal to pay its own IP advisors in 32,000-patent sale

Tech+IP Advisory alleges it spent ‘thousands of hours’ from May 2020 to March 2023 on selling the huge portfolio yet $1.3 million invoice unpaid

29 August 2023

Oppo counteroffensive against Nokia suffers another EPO setback

Several of the Chinese company’s patents have suffered adverse decisions or preliminary decisions at the Opposition Division

28 August 2023

BREAKING: Ericsson and Huawei strike SEP cross-licence deal

The agreement proves there is no need for third-party weigh-in on SEP negotiations, says Huawei’s Emil Zhang

25 August 2023

u-blox loses antitrust claim against InterDigital in cellular SEP licensing dispute

The US Department of Justice antitrust division under the Trump Administration had intervened in the pair’s 2019 dispute but did not make its voice heard in this year’s lawsuit

17 August 2023

The winners and losers of RIS implementation: an IP management perspective

RIS poses a financial threat to equipment vendors whose technology will become obsolete – these firms should thus assess the strength of their intellectual property as an urgent priority to position themselves for the market ramp-up. On the other hand, RIS stands to benefit many, including telecom service providers, consumers, vendors with enabling technology and SEP owners.

16 August 2023

Patent seller defeats claims by York Eggleston IV's Slingshot over failed Orange portfolio purchase

The dispute between failed purchaser Slingshot Technologies, new buyer Acacia Research Group, and patent seller Transpacific IP Group involves allegations of trade secret misappropriation

09 August 2023

UPC lawsuits dominated by Europe-based corporations and SMEs

The new court is being used far more by local companies than by innovators from other parts of the world

07 August 2023

InterDigital-Samsung arbitration has begun as Lenovo funds continue flowing

Liren Chen, CEO of the Delaware-based licensing business, pledged to make Lenovo pay fully – not just for cellular SEPs as the UK case commanded, but video technologies sought in its German litigation

04 August 2023

Panasonic files wave of UPC lawsuits against Oppo and Xiaomi

The Japanese corporation has launched seven infringement suits at the new court

03 August 2023

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