Topic: Non-Practising Entities

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US judge rejects claims that EU data regulations required heavy redaction of documents in NPE patent case

Defendant Continental had argued that the GDPR meant it had to black out key information in a case brought by Arigna Technology against a group of OEMs

04 August 2022

Recession fears could spur more companies toward patent monetisation

Sales offer quick revenue say those in the know, and while licensing programmes bring the most value they also carry higher costs

26 July 2022

Prolific PAE IP Edge goes under the microscope

Docket Navigator data shows that entities created by the firm have filed nearly 280 lawsuits since 2018 and have often secured quick settlements

18 July 2022

Growing UAM industry will see more NPE activity, says EHang’s vice president

How a Chinese urban air mobility company is preparing for the next big IP battlefield

28 June 2022

Acacia Research CIPO predicts operating company patent sales

Buyers should position themselves for opportunities as worsening economy spurs monetisation efforts, says Marc Booth

16 June 2022

Defendants seek dismissal of lawsuit as litigation funder complicates Samsung verdict profits recovery

University that secured over $200 million in a patent infringement suit against the South Korean giant has yet to see any of the cash

10 June 2022

Canon cries foul over NPE’s patent attack on Bluetooth

Nokia, which sold the patent-in-suit to plaintiff WSOU, tells IAM it stands by its commitments to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group and has no financial interest in the litigation campaign

10 June 2022

USPTO creates new use for Arthrex director reviews and “IPR trolls” become the test case

Move comes just weeks after Kathi Vidal promised prominent US senators she’ll take strong action on alleged abuse involving patents from the VLSI v Intel case

09 June 2022

Open RAN patent pool launches with 11 rights holders on board

Alium, a joint venture between MPEG LA and Unified Patents, gets off the ground with backing of top US telco operators as well as a few monetisation-focused licensors

07 June 2022

Hope grows in the US for measured, concrete action on inter partes review abuse

Practitioners say there are clear signs that the new USPTO leadership is taking the issue seriously, but is not rushing into a policy decision

03 June 2022

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