Topic: Non-Practising Entities

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Qualcomm licensing chief is number one in IAM's Market Makers ranking of the world's IP business leaders

The Long Read: Alex Rogers heads the list of individuals who have shaped the global patent licensing and deals markets over the past year, with senior executives from both corporates and NPEs making up the rest of the top 10

01 September 2021

What you need to know about sending a patent infringement warning letter in China

With quintuple damages for wilful IP violations now available, putting parties on notice may well pay dividends - however, there are dangers too

25 August 2021

Meet the people who make the global patent transactions market tick

The Long Read: Grounded at home and facing an uncertain business environment, IP business leaders still found ample opportunity to make innovative deals during the covid pandemic. Today, we name the individuals sitting in places 40 down to 11 in this year's IAM Market Makers ranking

25 August 2021

A defensive strategy for China can help multinationals avoid bad faith patent litigation

Companies can take steps to reduce the chance that they’re targeted with a low-quality patent

19 August 2021

Hilco-linked NPE is the latest to take on Apple in Texas

Bell Northern Research, operated by the merchant bank, alleges infringement of 10 patents, a number of which have already come through IPR challenges

16 August 2021

Panasonic is the latest HEVC heavy hitter to join Access Advance

Japanese electronics giant becomes first member of rival platform Velos Media to make its assets available through Access Advance

16 August 2021

A $300 million damages award against Apple shows why equating all NPEs with patent trolls is so wrong

Yesterday’s decision in favour of PanOptis by an Eastern District of Texas jury was the consequence of significant investments made by the firm over many years

14 August 2021

Gilstrap submarine patent ruling puts a 40-year old NPE on life support

PMC says EDTX judge got facts wrong and will appeal, while details emerge of similar IP owned by a host of entities, including operating companies, the US government and elite universities.

12 August 2021

Taiwan foundry sells off hundreds of rights in latest big chip patent deal

UMC returns for its first outbound transaction in several years, dealing portfolio to a new Ireland-based NPE

09 August 2021

Investor interest in IP is about more than big money verdicts, claims Ocean Tomo transactions chief

Ten-figure awards in the patent space have caught capital’s attention, says Ocean Tomo's Ryan Zurek, but so has the IP market’s resilience in the face of economic turbulence

04 August 2021

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