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Ocado IP head hails key ITC win as global patent battle against AutoStore moves to the UK

“We are going in on a high – with a positive feeling,” says Lucy Wojcik on the eve of the London face-off with its online grocery rival

15 March 2022

Final Humira settlement proves effectiveness of AbbVie patent strategy

Alvotech’s AVT02 will not enter the US market until July 2023

15 March 2022

Unified Patents' IPR filings shrink, but case outcomes show impact on NPEs

Unified Patents struggles more than others to get IPRs instituted, Docket Navigator data reveals, but when it does, the firm has the third-highest win rate among the top 10 PTAB petitioners

14 March 2022

Fujifilm unit hits upstart rival with ultrasound patent suit

New competitor litigation, coupled with significant M&A-related patent transactions, show how crucial medical imaging is to the Japanese giant's continued re-invention

14 March 2022

Leading Chinese solar firm faces cross-border patent injunction in Europe

Three years into major litigation battle between competing Asian manufacturers, Europe has emerged as the key IP battleground

11 March 2022

IPR filer denies VLSI’s allegation of ‘fraud’ in settlement discussion email

OpenSky’s attorney says it built its offer from VLSI’s own settlement proposal and claims that publishing the correspondence in PTAB docket violated a confidentiality agreement

10 March 2022

Access Advance changes licence terms in the wake of landmark non-FRAND finding

New duplicate royalty reimbursement approach adopted following recent blow in Dusseldorf

09 March 2022

Oppo suit in Guangzhou sets up next chance for global FRAND ruling in China

Chinese smartphone vendor selects Guangzhou IP Court for rate-setting case to counter InterDigital’s SEP claims around the world

09 March 2022

Volkswagen takes 4G Avanci licence, resolving patent lawsuits in Virginia and Munich

The German OEM was already a 2G/3G licensee and now its 4G Avanci deal will wipe out litigation by two platform licensors, Acer and IP Bridge

08 March 2022

Florida and Pennsylvania courts seeing rise in design patent enforcement amid counterfeiting crisis

Trend propelled the Southern District of Florida and Western District of Pennsylvania onto Docket Navigator’s 2021 list of busiest US courts for patent defendants

07 March 2022

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