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New details on MediaTek-NXP dispute show changing mentality of Taiwan IP owners

Campaign originated with re-negotiation of an existing patent licensing deal and spans US, Germany and China

25 March 2022

Nokia-Vivo litigation is latest case to put Indonesia in the patent spotlight

Jakarta court records show Finnish company is seeking an injunction and $41 million in damages

23 March 2022

Oppo suit in Guangzhou sets up next chance for global FRAND ruling in China

Chinese smartphone vendor selects Guangzhou IP Court for rate-setting case to counter InterDigital’s SEP claims around the world

09 March 2022

Medical device maker is latest to tap secondary market for wireless patents

A recent deal shows that a wider selection of corporates are exploring acquisition opportunities and working with custom R&D labs

08 March 2022

Fortress IP co-founder leaves the firm to explore new opportunities

I have nothing but good things to say about the company but it's time to move on and do something new, says Joseph Kessler

01 March 2022

MediaTek’s patent battle with NXP spreads to China

The Dutch chipmaker secures a first invalidation win at the CNIPA as the rivals also take action in Chinese courts

01 March 2022

Growing monetisation space in Korea is backdrop to Samsung exec's jump to NPE world

Patent transactions involving former Samsung IP head reveal context of in-house chief’s move to the licensing sector – a big uptick in local standards development and dealmaking

24 February 2022

Patent transactions in Q4 2021

Featured in Secondary Market Activity

Numbers were up from 1,587 to 1,654 between 2020 and 2021, with the biggest Q4 deal involving IBM and the Open Invention Network

23 February 2022

Europe is set to become an even greater focus for global IP strategists

Saturday opinion: IAM’s new Europe editor Adam Houldsworth outlines some of the key developments making the continent a must-watch for patent professionals around the world

19 February 2022

No slow-down in Huawei patent activity, despite US sanctions

It may be facing significant headwinds, but the Chinese telecoms giant showed a surge in grants at home and abroad in 2021

17 February 2022

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