Work Area: Licensing

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Walking the tightrope between infringement notice and declaratory judgment risk

A carefully written letter puts a competitor on notice of infringement without creating legal controversy

05 April 2023

Scaling green innovation: New IP challenges in the sustainability transition

Corporate abilities to collaborate and share technology across the value chain, including with competitors, and to govern business ecosystems effectively will be key

05 April 2023

Nokia’s Oppo/Vivo lawsuits were a false start for Indonesian SEP/FRAND litigation

Cases may proceed quickly but are frequently dismissed on procedural grounds

04 April 2023

IBM’s IP monetisation guru steps down after 33-year career

In an exclusive interview, Bill LaFontaine reflects on what made Big Blue’s IP monetisation programme successful as he gears up to launch an IP strategic advisory consultancy

03 April 2023

BlackBerry will re-start monetisation of remaining patents if sale closes this quarter

CEO John Chen says company will use a third party to extract value from 2,000 patents it is keeping

31 March 2023

Samsung claims against former IP head and patent counsel to proceed

A Texas judge rules that seeking to dismiss counterclaims against Seung-Ho Ahn and Sungil Cho ‘rings of forum shopping’

30 March 2023

The European Commission’s SEP licensing plans are terrible on every level

Reported DG Grow proposals designed to make FRAND dealmaking in Europe more transparent, predictable and efficient are one-sided and poorly thought-through, so will do much more harm than good

30 March 2023

Entrusting SEP/FRAND to EUIPO is fraught with challenges

The move would entail a major shift for the organisation which does not have patent experience

29 March 2023

European Commission to propose radical new SEP/FRAND regime with major consequences for patent owners

Draft EU rules are set to empower EUIPO with mandatory essentiality checking framework but kickback expected

29 March 2023

Adeia licenses Kioxia and Western Digital to semiconductor portfolio

The new long-term agreements with both 3D NAND memory manufacturers includes Adeia's hybrid bonding rights

28 March 2023

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