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BlackBerry patent buyer set to become the world’s largest wireless networks NPE

New research indicates that Catapult IP is acquiring a portfolio of quality assets that can potentially be asserted against some very big names

17 February 2022

How platform technologies are reshaping life sciences IP value creation

Versatile biotechnologies are changing patterns of collaboration among healthcare innovators

10 February 2022

Big changes in the camera industry lead to major patent strategy rethinks

Canon’s IP chief and the former head of IP at Nikon explain how an evolving market creates opportunities for companies that hold assets reading on products used in multiple industries

08 February 2022

Buyer and seller can be pleased with the BlackBerry patent sale’s outcome

The Canadian company has secured another three years’ worth of income from an encumbered portfolio, while the buyers can take high-quality assets into new markets

03 February 2022

GSK lands one of the biggest patent settlements of all time

The billion-dollar-plus agreement shows the astronomical financial value that individual pharmaceutical patents can have

03 February 2022

Apple acquires video patents from Korean research entity

Transaction represents the first publicly recorded US patent deal for small lab focused on VVC

03 February 2022

BlackBerry portfolio sold for $600 million to SPV led by US-based patent market insider

New entity can now begin monetising a horde of around 35,000 assets that is already licensed to many major players in the mobile space

31 January 2022

CRISPR IP deals continue apace despite legal battles

Spate of recent transactions show the value of gene-editing patents beyond Cas9

28 January 2022

BlackBerry patent sale approaching the now or never point

After so many delays in finalising the transaction, the pressure is on the Canadian company to get it over the line

27 January 2022

AstraZeneca continues its winning out-licensing/in-licensing strategy

The Anglo-Swedish company has been a trailblazer in the monetisation of deprioritised IP

21 January 2022

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