Topic: Patent Pools

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Building incentives to overcome the SEP licensing prisoner’s dilemma

Patent pools can provide long-term mutual benefits for many industries, especially those based on FRAND-enabled technology standards. But for them to succeed, write Bowman Heiden and Gustav Brismark, short-term buy and sell-side misalignments must be overcome. The recently announced Sisvel WiFi 6 Pool may provide some answers

20 July 2022

Huawei among the founding licensors in new Sisvel Wifi 6 patent pool

The Chinese company joins a group that also includes MediaTek, SK Telecom and Philips in a programme that offers an innovative royalty structure designed to encourage early participation

19 July 2022

Breaking: Avanci to hike 4G licence rate

Connected vehicles platform ditches its well-known $15-per-vehicle price tag

12 July 2022

Avanci and SEP licensors win again against Continental, but re-issued ruling is narrower

Court decision could reduce the standing barrier to others bringing similar suits in future

23 June 2022

There’s a lot more to GE Licensing than patents, says outfit’s head

GE’s Licensing group participates in traditional patent licensing while also exploring new models like equity management

20 June 2022

New IP finance play, Ukraine tribute, patent litigation trends and plenty more as IPBC Global 2022 comes to an end

Despite the close attentions of a tornado and the deadening heatwave that preceded and followed it, delegates and speakers in Chicago were in good form for the final day of this year's event

15 June 2022

Huawei signals intent to step up patent pool participation

Head of IP Alan Fan, speaking at a press conference in Shenzhen, says company is exploring patent pool opportunities in both Wi-Fi and 5G

08 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

Ford takes Avanci licence in wake of German injunction

Deal comes after a nationwide sales ban imposed by a court in Munich following legal action initiated by Japanese NPE IP Bridge

31 May 2022

AI and blockchain are helping to transform IP market, says Erich Spangenberg

IAM speaks to IPwe founder about the new patterns of patent deal-making made possible by developing technologies

30 May 2022

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