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Patent holder pushback could shake up draft Chinese SEP regulation

A proposal that heavily targets SEP holders may be adjusted to reflect an increasing licensor focus if there is enough criticism, local experts say

16 June 2023

Technology security makes EU SEP licensing plans tough to justify

Recent interventions by Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark and Ericsson CIPO Christina Petersson indicate major licensors believe focusing on this issue, rather than technicalities, is the way to counter DG GROW’s controversial proposals

15 June 2023

And that's a wrap: highlights from the final day of IPBC Global 2023

The final day of IPBC Global saw IP superstars, including IBM's Bill LaFontaine, take the stage

14 June 2023

China, IP finance and trade secrets top the bill at IPBC Global day two

Industry leaders from IP powerhouses, including Nokia, InterDigital and Intellectual Ventures spoke to delegates on a broad range of burning issues for industry professionals

13 June 2023

Optis suffers major defeat in English High Court global FRAND rate decision

Judge finds Optis’ comparable licences “worse than useless” for calculating rate to pay in a ruling which is bleak reading for SEP licensors

08 June 2023

The greatest moments from the world’s greatest IP event

IPBC Global 2023 gets underway in San Diego next week. While each of the 14 so far held has been very special, there are five that particularly stand out

08 June 2023

“Be humble”: Xiaomi looks to take its global patent strategy to the next level

A year after becoming the company’s head of IP strategy, Ran Xu sat down with IAM to discuss deals to date and his goal of being more active on the international stage

07 June 2023

TCL and IP Bridge ink licensing deal bringing global patent litigation to an end

The deal, facilitated by Xiaomi former IP strategist Paul Lin, grants the Chinese television manufacturer use of patents owned in cellular, wireless communication and HEVC technology

05 June 2023

Embrace IP disruption or get left behind

The launch of the Unified Patent Court today is the latest development in a revolutionary period that is only just getting started and from which there is no escape

01 June 2023

Ravgen assertion campaign highlights problems with US patent reforms

The diagnostics innovator has bagged a further $100 million in damages, but the country’s patent system has put unnecessary hurdles in the way, argues representative John Desmarais.

25 May 2023

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