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Samsung, TSMC, Qualcomm hit with new offensive by NPE wielding Intel patents

Daedalus Prime is asserting 22 patents in six complaints in a US district court, the US International Trade Commission and a German forum

16 September 2022

Opus audio codec pool announces call for patents ahead of launch

Dolby and Fraunhofer are founding licensors for the programme, which will be run by Vectis IP and covers technology instrumental in videoconferencing and live audio

15 September 2022

Our world class patents will deliver strong royalties, but expect bumps along the way, says Nokia IP head

In an NYSE presentation, Jenni Lukander reveals the company’s licensing income in new areas such as automotive and consumer electronics has leapt to €100 million

13 September 2022

Why the Unitary Patent is not uniform and how this will affect patent transactions

With the inauguration of the UP regime in 2023 and the effects that it will have on patent transactions and deals, companies should be up to speed on which national law will apply to their granted UPs and whether they would benefit from restructuring their European operations.

31 August 2022

SEP holders will not change their licensing models, ETSI legal director predicts

As connectivity becomes more prevalent across a wider range of industries, patent owners will stick to end user principles, says Christian Loyau

25 August 2022

Hyundai and Kia take Avanci licences ahead of September price hike

The two companies, along with Genesis, are the first big Asian auto brands to sign up to the platform’s 2G-4G offering and do so a week before the cost increases from $15 to $20 per vehicle

25 August 2022

LG and Apple closed $600 million licensing deal in Q1, say reports

The agreement has not been announced but is said to have involved a one-off payment to the Korean company, which holds a strong portfolio of 4G and 5G SEPs

24 August 2022

IBM gets rare trade secrets anti-suit-injunction request thrown out by UK court

London judge refuses to restrain Big Blue from US IP proceedings against LzLabs

22 August 2022

Intel’s mega monetisation deal with IPValue may raise eyebrows but makes perfect sense

The chipmaker spawned the term “patent troll” and has been highly critical of NPEs, but negative business headwinds mean that putting its world-class portfolio of IP assets to work is a no brainer

19 August 2022

The sword, the shield, the olive branch – NuCurrent’s path to IP value creation

In an exclusive interview, the company’s CEO Jacob Babcock details its journey to becoming a technology licensing business

16 August 2022

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