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Adeia reports first full year of earnings on back of 32 patent licence deals

The media and semiconductor licensing company in San Jose, California, earned nearly $390 million in 2023 from licences with Samsung, Kioxia, Funai, Verizon, Starz, and more

21 February 2024

US patent lawyers react to USPTO guidance on inventorship and AI

The AI-inventorship guidance enables patenting for an AI-assisted invention only if a human provided a “significant contribution”

16 February 2024

InterDigital pegs revenue growth hopes on AI in wireless, video codec

The Delaware-based R&D firm and patent licensor announced 20% revenue growth in 2023 and projects more in 2024 with licensing efforts underway with Samsung, Huawei, Oppo, more

15 February 2024

Using insurance to plug the trade secret protection gap

IAM asked IP insurance providers and brokers about the burgeoning market for protecting confidential information and how to spot a good policy

09 February 2024

Pandemic-era patent applications have levelled off a downturn in US grants

Anaqua AcclaimIP's analysis found that US companies, which earn the most US patents, increased their number of 2023 patents by 18% year-over-year

07 February 2024

Dolby touts ZEEKR EV auto deal as "big step forward" for licensing programme

Dolby Laboratories Inc has been selling its Dolby Atmos technology for two years and is celebrating 13 auto OEM agreements - especially a new one with ZEEKR, a brand of Chinese EV-maker Geely

02 February 2024

Qualcomm CIPO says 5G improvements and 6G innovations led to 2023 patent increase

“It's just a natural outcome of the fundamental R&D that we've been doing,” says Chief IP Counsel Bob Giles about the company’s high ranking for 2023 patent grants

02 February 2024

Qualcomm announces agreement extensions with Apple, Samsung

The extension of these licences is good news for the company but it does not expect a material change in Qualcomm Technology Licensing’s revenues

01 February 2024

Volatile capital markets, M&A slump hitting patent valuation practices

Patent valuation software-as-a-service firm IPwe Inc has filed for bankruptcy while IP executives at Aon Intellectual Property Solutions have lost jobs

30 January 2024

Meet the first chief IP officer of US patent licensing firm Adeia

As Joseph Guiliano gears up to fuel Adeia’s aggressive patent portfolio growth plan, here are his views on forming close relationships with R&D peers and ensuring quality over quantity

26 January 2024

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