Topic: Non-Practising Entities

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Ofinno's Honda and Xiaomi deals point to strong 5G patent secondary market

The Virginia-based R&D outfit has made a string of sales to big names in consumer tech over recent months, with Samsung another prominent customer

26 July 2021

Sisvel ties-up Oppo deal after multi-jurisdictional patent dispute settles

Pair bring to an end litigation that spanned three continents and also involved rights owned by Mitsubishi Electric

23 July 2021

After Google OTT patent deal, Xperi IP head says watch this space

Samir Armaly also confirms that split between the company’s product and licensing businesses is on course for the first half of 2022

20 July 2021

Apple's threat to leave UK market over SEP dispute should not be dismissed as a bluff

In FRAND dust-up with Optis, the iPhone maker has raised the stakes and that could end with the British government getting involved

19 July 2021

European patent litigation makes Oppo an EPO opposition target

Chinese mobile players are well acquainted with validity fights in the US and China, but Oppo and others increasingly find themselves under attack at the EPO

06 July 2021

TSMC acquires former MediaTek chip patents

World leading semiconductor foundry scoops up rights originally owned by chip designer MediaTek, its third-biggest customer

05 July 2021

With patent licensors already knocking at the door, Reliance Jio will need IP savvy to deliver $50 handset

Asia’s richest man has promised the world’s cheapest smartphone; controlling IP costs will be key

28 June 2021

What Oppo's integration with OnePlus means for IP and licensing within the group

Consolidation of brands under the BBK Electronics banner creates a player with a different patent risk profile

24 June 2021

Samsung sues Irish NPE just six months after settlement, claiming its “large checks” failed to buy “lasting peace”

New lawsuit puts the structure of Atlantic IP Services, the prolific Irish patent licensing firm, under the spotlight

15 June 2021

Germany’s automatic injunction regime for patent cases looks set to end

Bundestag vote means the introduction of a proportionately test is almost certain, but in practice that may not mean much change – at least for now

11 June 2021

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