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Oblon rules roost once more as the US’s top patent prosecution outfit

We reveal which US law firms secured most grants for their clients in 2019 overall and by 10 industry categories, as well as the fastest growers

Oblon rules roost once more as the US’s top patent prosecution outfit
24 Jan 2020

Beijing IP Court hands loss to local company targeted by Trump

Radio vendor Hytera failed to make antitrust claims stick to Motorola Solutions as trade secrets and patent battle continues

23 Jan 2020

Vivo joins ranks of top Chinese patentees

Homegrown smartphone firm increasingly targeted by licensors has upped its research output in recent years

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22 Jan 2020

Advocacy fight in Europe points to new battleground over patent litigation

Big Tech letter to EU commissioner highlighting danger of "trolls", and the response to it, demonstrate ongoing friction between SEP owners and implementers Read more

22 Jan 2020

HTC notches Chinese court wins

Low payout underlines challenge of showing damages in country, and raises question of whether Taiwanese company will go after bigger players Read more

21 Jan 2020

InterDigital throws spotlight on its licensing practices in groundbreaking transparency push

Wireless SEP licensor releases treasure trove of information including details of its portfolio, royalty rate structure and its commitment to using arbitration to settle disputes Read more

21 Jan 2020

Vietnam's 5G ambitions put IP environment in focus

A state-run telecom's claim to be producing its own networking gear is the latest indication that there are opportunities for IP-based collaboration in a fast growing tech market Read more

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21 Dec 2019

New SEP remedies policy statement from US government agencies is good news for licensors  

Position paper from the USPTO, DoJ and NIST opens door - slightly - to possibility of injunctive relief in FRAND-related cases, but a big eBay barrier remains Read more

17 Dec 2019

Intel puts connected devices patent portfolio up for sale

After deal for cellular chip business with Apple, the company places rest of the assets that were on the market in the summer back on the auction block Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

5 Dec 2019

Auto IP stakeholders in Asia call for peace, prepare for war

Huawei, Nokia and top Japanese brands discussed the licensing conflicts confronting the industry in front of a packed room in Shanghai Read more

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20 Jan 2020

Latest India SEP battle pits Philips against OnePlus

The High Court of Delhi will hear arguments this week in another patent assertion targeting a Chinese brand in India Read more

17 Jan 2020

Ford’s challenge is to maintain current levels of innovation  

New ranking celebrates the US automaker’s advances in autonomous driving, but there are more obstacles to overcome Read more

17 Jan 2020

Xiaomi avoids cross-border injunction with Dutch court win

Fractus, a Barcelona-based antenna tech developer, comes up short in its bid to secure a key European injunction against the Chinese mobile maker Read more

16 Jan 2020

What IP owners need to know about the US-China trade deal

There are significant gains for branded pharma in the agreement. But in several other areas, China has made commitments it already meets Read more

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29 Nov 2019

IP market news highlights

IAM’s biggest autumn reads Read more

29 Nov 2019

All eyes turn to London as UK Supreme Court mulls SEP FRAND cases

How the appeals brought by Huawei and ZTE could upend the licensing market Read more

30 Aug 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform in June and July Read more

24 May 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform from March to mid-May. Read more