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Who is leading the 5G patent race?

Licensing of 5G SEPs promises to become a highly lucrative market, making the 5G patent race more competitive than ever before – although the latest 5G patent data shows that the question of who is currently winning it remains unclear.

01 June 2022

Taiwanese legislature passes amendments to manage CMOs

Revisions to the Copyright Collective Management Organisation Act aim to introduce greater transparency in managing CMOs, while also striving to improve their licensing efficiency with users.

01 June 2022

Ford takes Avanci licence in wake of German injunction

Deal comes after a nationwide sales ban imposed by a court in Munich following legal action initiated by Japanese NPE IP Bridge

31 May 2022

AI and blockchain are helping to transform IP market, says Erich Spangenberg

IAM speaks to IPwe founder about the new patterns of patent deal-making made possible by developing technologies

30 May 2022

Spotlight: Maxell

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q2: The Asia IP Elite

30 May 2022

Immersion hits Meta with infringement lawsuit targeting VR products

Texas suit over the Quest 2 VR system is the haptics tech licensing company’s first assertion since 2018

27 May 2022

Xperi taps chief legal officer to lead IP licensing spinoff

Paul Davis appointed to run Adeia following the departure of Samir Armaly, as company makes internal promotion ahead of planned autumn spin-out for patent business

26 May 2022

UCal further strengthens CRISPR position in Europe, but Cas9 licensing situation remains tricky

EPO Opposition Division upholds another key Doudna patent, but several gene-editing appeals are still in play

26 May 2022

SEP and FRAND discussions take centre-stage at IAM’s Auto IP USA

Delegates in Detroit from OEMs and suppliers were focused on the transformation of their industry and SEP licensing debates, just after Ford received a German injunction in a suit filed by an Avanci licensor

25 May 2022

SEP stakeholders weigh in as EU mulls changes to FRAND framework

Reaction to a Commission call for evidence was more muted than the recent consultation exercise in the US, but raised some important points specific to Europe

24 May 2022

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