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Huawei sketches out need for balanced royalty rates in patent business manifesto

Briefing delivered to company founder makes clear the organisation is shifting out of a defensive-minded strategy but also lays out case against royalty maximalism

06 April 2022

Huawei emphasises patent performance in face of “intense pressure”

Announcing its 2021 financials, the company says that despite falling revenues profits are up and it is investing more than ever in R&D and IP

31 March 2022

Highlights from the final day of IPBC Europe 2022

Patent value, IP finance and the challenges of digitisation were just some of the subjects discussed in front of a sell-out audience in London yesterday

31 March 2022

All the action from Day One of this year's IPBC Europe

A feisty FRAND debate, the UPC and plenty more besides came up for discussion in front of a packed audience of over 280 delegates in London

30 March 2022

IBM’s IP head explains strategy behind the company’s litigation track record

“Take me seriously, because you're going to spend a bunch of money and then decide you need to take a licence,” says Bill LaFontaine, Big Blue’s general manager of intellectual property, in an exclusive IAM interview

29 March 2022

IBM’s LzLabs lawsuit – one of just 20 since 2008 – is proof positive of a successful licensing programme

A deep dive on Docket Navigator shows that IBM has filed just 20 cases as a plaintiff but has been a defendant in 152 since 2008. It also has an impressive track record at the PTAB

28 March 2022

Nokia hires Arvin Patel to lead multimedia patent licensing programme

Company says appointment of Intellectual Ventures COO will help it build on momentum in the video space

28 March 2022

LG Electronics to pull out of solar panel business in sequel to smartphone exit

In a familiar story, LG is set to exit another major operating segment in which it owns some of the strongest patent holdings

15 March 2022

Unified Patents' IPR filings shrink, but case outcomes show impact on NPEs

Unified Patents struggles more than others to get IPRs instituted, Docket Navigator data reveals, but when it does, the firm has the third-highest win rate among the top 10 PTAB petitioners

14 March 2022

IP risk management has never been more important

Saturday Opinion: Understandably, the challenges to rights holders posed by the Russian invasion of Ukraine are not a frontline issue, but they exist nevertheless. Businesses need to understand what they are and then mitigate them

12 March 2022

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