Topic: Non-practising entities

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US ITC legislation would limit NPE filings – but is this needed?

The “Advancing America’s Interest Act’s” will interest corporate chief IP officers considering an United States International Trade Commission complaint, defending a case as a respondent, or facing licensing demands

06 July 2023

$303M award against Samsung leads Q2's top US patent jury verdicts

Jury trials in US patent cases spiked to high levels with 25 verdicts issued from April to June– and 60% of these favoured patentees, according to Docket Navigator data

03 July 2023

BlackBerry realises revenue from patent sale, but arbitration looms

“We will fight vigorously, and I do not think you need to worry about it,” CEO John Chen said about Catapult IP Innovation’s arbitration

29 June 2023

Unpicking the sale of Canadian patent licensing business WiLAN

The acquisition has given the company more financial clout and additional expertise for business as usual, says CEO Andrew Parolin in an exclusive interview

28 June 2023

Neither Optis nor InterDigital should regret their London FRAND trials

Although the firms did not get the outcomes they wanted, there are still positives to take away from an experience that was not a disaster for either

22 June 2023

Patent transactions in Q1 2023

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Allied Security Trust has released its latest patent deals report which tracked 371 transactions including the sale of 68 Intel assets to Daedalus Group

21 June 2023

Five key takeaways for patent owners from BMW’s victory against Stragent

Counsel for the car maker give their insight into winning the 13-year alleged infringement battle by securing a covenant not to sue

14 June 2023

Cedar Lane and IP Edge’s US patent lawsuits drop dramatically

We’ve predicted that the volume of US district court patent cases will see a steep decline this year - and the data shows two prolific non-practicing entities have paused filing suits

12 June 2023

Realtek sues MediaTek, IPValue over “secret litigation bounty” patent licence agreement

California-based monetisation firm IPValue Management and its NPE are caught in the crosshairs of antitrust litigation between the rival Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturers

08 June 2023

Collapsed BlackBerry-Catapult patent sale sparks litigation, arbitration

Failed purchaser alleges it was ready to close and BlackBerry breached the patent sale agreement by opting for a new buyer. Now it’s trying to unwind that deal

06 June 2023

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