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Pharma, not high-tech, concerns now dominate US patent politics

The first pronouncements from new USPTO Director Kathi Vidal are the latest indication that the centre of gravity in IP debate and policy-making has shifted significantly

30 April 2022

ZTE asks Chinese court to set FRAND rate to its 4G patent portfolio

The Shenzhen-based company, which is seeking to do more out-licensing, has also seen a change in leadership with the recent departure of its CIPO

28 April 2022

How the UPC will reshape European FRAND/SEP strategies

Standard essential patent owners face an even more complicated set of IP dilemmas with the Unified Patent Court

26 April 2022

Dealing with 5G disappointment

The latest wireless standard hasn’t yet found its ‘killer app’ for consumers, and it’s affecting licensing negotiations

23 April 2022

We never start a fight but are never afraid of one either, says Oppo’s CIPO

IP head Adler Feng says a difference in views over the value 5G brings each sides’ products sits at the centre of its patent dispute with Nokia

21 April 2022

NPE litigation drops in 2022’s first quarter, and data shows Big Tech dodging PTAB denials

Reports from Unified Patents and RPX agree that NPE assertions dropped more than 10% in Q1, and both noted upticks in ex parte re-exam requests

19 April 2022

Large Asian corporates stake out greater share of European patents than ever

EPO patent applications originating in Japan, China and Korea suggest the region’s tech giants are poised to take advantage as Europe becomes even more important to patent strategy

18 April 2022

Nokia, Oppo dig in for big decisions in global patent battle

The litigation state of play across nine jurisdictions in Europe and Asia as the two parties compete for leverage in re-negotiation of SEP deal

15 April 2022

UK InterDigital v Lenovo decision could be pivotal for global SEP strategies

The High Court of England and Wales will soon hand down a judgment from its second ever full FRAND trial

12 April 2022

IPCom settles patent dispute with major US mobile networks

Munich-based NPE has used US litigation sparingly, according to Docket Navigator analysis, and the campaign against wireless carriers provided its first tests at the PTAB

11 April 2022

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