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Dolby touts ZEEKR EV auto deal as "big step forward" for licensing programme

Dolby Laboratories Inc has been selling its Dolby Atmos technology for two years and is celebrating 13 auto OEM agreements - especially a new one with ZEEKR, a brand of Chinese EV-maker Geely

02 February 2024

Qualcomm CIPO says 5G improvements and 6G innovations led to 2023 patent increase

“It's just a natural outcome of the fundamental R&D that we've been doing,” says Chief IP Counsel Bob Giles about the company’s high ranking for 2023 patent grants

02 February 2024

Driving an industrial company to success in the intangible economy

The ASSA ABLOY IP Framework extends the scope of IP to include not only technological and brand assets, but also knowledge, data, organisational and relational assets

02 February 2024

Huawei faces monopolisation claims for alleged FRAND breach

Netgear alleges Huawei illegally monopolised certain wifi technology by negating promises to license those patents on reasonable terms

01 February 2024

Second-instance judgment in ACT v Oppo sheds light on comparable agreements and how to find fault in SEP licensing negotiations

Featured in SEP/FRAND Hub 2023/2024

In a six-patent SEP dispute, the Supreme People’s Court used the comparable agreement method to determine the licence fee that Oppo should pay to Advanced Codec Technologies and found that both parties were at fault for failing to reach an agreement.

01 February 2024

Qualcomm announces agreement extensions with Apple, Samsung

The extension of these licences is good news for the company but it does not expect a material change in Qualcomm Technology Licensing’s revenues

01 February 2024

Patent owners must reassess strategies in the face of increasing tech convergence

Top strategists reveal key advice for companies and patent owners to stay ahead of the curve as tech convergence takes the IP world by storm

31 January 2024

Volatile capital markets, M&A slump hitting patent valuation practices

Patent valuation software-as-a-service firm IPwe Inc has filed for bankruptcy while IP executives at Aon Intellectual Property Solutions have lost jobs

30 January 2024

Specialist Chapter: A Primer on US Litigation When It Comes to Software Patents

Featured in The Patent Litigation Review 2024

Subject-matter eligibility under 35 USC Section 101, means-plus-function construction under 35 USC Section 112, questions of joint infringement for the sale of the accused software and line-drawing between US infringement and extraterritorial activities are posing unique challenges in US software patent litigation.

30 January 2024

DivX interview; Nokia-Oppo 5G cross-licence; European Parliament SEP policy vote; IP Disruptors report; Petronas pivots to licensing; plus much more

Get ready for the new working week with a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform over the past seven days

28 January 2024

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