Topic: Non-practising entities

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Single NPE triggers 79% spike in patent cases in Massachusetts last year

Bell Semiconductor filed 31 infringement actions in the state in 2022

20 February 2023

InterDigital celebrates record licensing revenues in 2022

Revenue from Apple’s renewal hit the books and the company is conservatively estimating revenue from Samsung as their arbitration proceeds

15 February 2023

Cedar Lane Technologies dominates US computer centre case filings in 2022

Docket Navigator data shows the NPE far outstripped other highly assertive entities in volume and attained a 98% settlement rate

13 February 2023

SEP holders hotly contest Stout’s ‘SEP privateer’ report

One of the targets says its actually an R&D lab, while another swears its rates match those of major SEP licensors and questions the report’s analytical method

10 February 2023

US judge’s pursuit of ownership disclosure triggers IP Edge filing shift from Delaware

NPEs connected with the patent assertion entity have moved cases south to Texas

31 January 2023

Five of the US patent world’s biggest news nuggets of 2022

Intel sold 5,000 patents to an NPE, Apple signed up for two multi-million dollar SEP licences, Kathi Vidal made her mark as USPTO director – and more

15 December 2022

Adeia licence announcements mark strong start but investors scrutinise revenue fluctuations

The Xperi spin-out soon closes its first period as a standalone licensing business, expecting $95 million to $110 million in Q4 revenues

14 December 2022

Bilibili - The Chinese tech company mitigating overseas litigation risks via a patent pool approach

General Counsel Nan Liu speaks with IAM about international strategies, NPE threats and the UPC

01 December 2022

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

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