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The future of FRAND, 6G, IP finance and patent dealmaking take centre stage in Chicago

Day Two of IPBC Global 2022 provided a succession of important contributions from some of the market’s most prominent thought-leaders

14 June 2022

Defendants seek dismissal of lawsuit as litigation funder complicates Samsung verdict profits recovery

University that secured over $200 million in a patent infringement suit against the South Korean giant has yet to see any of the cash

10 June 2022

BlackBerry's $600 million patent sale hits trouble

Company now exploring other options after proposed buyer fails to secure financing by the end of May deadline

01 June 2022

IPBC Global 2022 approaches sell-out territory

The world’s pre-eminent event focusing on IP value creation takes place in Chicago from 12 to 14 June with over 500 senior delegates set to attend

19 May 2022

Delaware Judge’s litigation finance disclosure may harm plaintiffs, lead to defence settlements

Patent litigators who represent plaintiffs and defendants agree the new standing order favours the defence, but one litigation financier predicts well-financed patentees backed by reputable lenders will get the upper hand

29 April 2022

New customer on the secondary patent market: litigation finance companies

Patent brokers and litigation financiers say that over the past year there is a growing trend of lawsuit funders exploring the idea of acquiring their own patent portfolios for monetisation through licensing or litigation

20 April 2022

Highlights from the final day of IPBC Europe 2022

Patent value, IP finance and the challenges of digitisation were just some of the subjects discussed in front of a sell-out audience in London yesterday

31 March 2022

Ocean Tomo acquired by global consulting firm J.S. Held

Two years after private equity buyout, the pioneering IP advisory firm led by Jim Malackowski changes hands again

30 March 2022

Korean university’s litigation debacle bolsters case for litigation funding transparency

KAIST’s dispute with its own licensing arm may be a problem of the university’s own making, but it underlines the opacity of modern patent litigation

26 March 2022

Fortress IP co-founder leaves the firm to explore new opportunities

I have nothing but good things to say about the company but it's time to move on and do something new, says Joseph Kessler

01 March 2022

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