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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

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

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