Topic: Non-practising entities

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VLSI’s new $948 million verdict against Intel overshadowed by challenges to earlier mega-award

The Fortress-controlled NPE may be celebrating its recent win but mounting threats to its 2021 $2.18 billion verdict against the chipmaker loom

30 November 2022

Samsung tiff with former IP head heats-up in Texas courtroom

The Korean smartphone giant seeks disqualification of Seung-Ho Ahn, who now runs an NPE asserting 14 patents in two lawsuits against the company

15 November 2022

​Who is Mavexar and why is it cold-calling for future owners of IP Edge NPEs?

Revelations at a recent court hearing provide estimates of IP Edge's licensing deal values and uncover unusual business practices

14 November 2022

Vidal refuses to reconsider VLSI patent battle director review ruling

As the IPR fiasco unfolds, a jury has been picked in Texas for a separate trial asserting a former NXP patent that alleges infringement by nine Intel chip products

08 November 2022

InterDigital CEO hails Apple deal but firm not yet committed to Avanci 5G programme

Record breaking agreement with the iPhone maker demonstrates the value of the firm's 5G portfolio, says Liren Chen

04 November 2022

Continental agrees to settlement with Atlantic IP entity over radar module patent

The German company has also decided not to take an antitrust suit against Avanci to the US Supreme Court

03 November 2022

Six things to watch in Atlantic IP NPE’s upcoming trial against Continental

The outcome of Arigna Technology’s EDTX jury trial against Continental over driver-assist radar technology portends what happens to the future of claims against General Motors, Nissan Motor, Tesla and Toyota Motor

27 October 2022

Wi-LAN announces patent licences, settlement with Micron

Micron only entered agreement after a long counterattack in the PTAB and a key trial court ruling that limited the IP holder’s damages

24 October 2022

Fintiv discretionary denials fade in quarter following amended USPTO guidance

The most recent quarterly RPX litigation report has tracked an increase in IPR institutions and significant drop in reexam requests

13 October 2022

Uniloc v Motorola Mobility appeal will not disrupt patent litigation finance industry

Saturday Opinion: While IP professionals may welcome opportunity for legal clarity on standing, warnings of harmful impacts on litigation financing are overblown

01 October 2022

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