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The EUIPO must understand what taking on SEPs will mean

Any notion that the plans set out in DG GROW’s controversial regulation can be quietly implemented for an audience of largely supportive stakeholders will not survive contact with reality

13 July 2023

Video codec technologies: relevance, implementation and licensing uncertainty

Igor Nikolic, of the European University Institute, takes a close look at the video code landscape and implications for streaming services providers

12 July 2023

Report underlines need for IP strategy before a company’s IPO and beyond

Lyft, Dropbox, Bumble and Doordash are examples of companies that faced an NPE lawsuit two years before or after their initial public offerings, and a report quantifies the risk for these and even smaller companies of less than $25 million revenue

11 July 2023

Ericsson’s patent strategy is evolving, says VP of global licensing

Exclusive interview with Roy Maharaj on new opportunities for patent monetisation and IP licensing tips

11 July 2023

The EUIPO’s role will be as a facilitator, not an SEP deal maker

Outgoing executive director Christian Archambeau says office will work as an administrative entity only if European Commission plans to regulate SEP licensing come into force

06 July 2023

Huawei files UPC suit to ramp up pressure in Netgear SEP dispute

Chinese patentee is seeking to boost patent revenues from Wi-Fi 6 portfolio and other new segments

05 July 2023

Nokia and Apple ink major, new 5G SEP licence without need for litigation

The iPhone maker’s reputation for fighting hard against licensors makes the agreement a significant win for the Finnish company

03 July 2023

Nokia lands blow against Oppo as developments continue apace in global patent dispute

Rare German bench judgment immediately dismisses part of the Chinese handset maker’s case

30 June 2023

InterDigital to appeal UK FRAND decision while Lenovo battle continues in China and US

SEP owner handed extra $46 million but its dispute with Chinese implementer is far from over

29 June 2023

Huawei’s patent monetisation push will only get bigger

The Chinese company has been hit by trading restrictions in many parts of the world and an increasing focus on generating IP royalties is one way it will seek to compensate

29 June 2023

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