In 2013, The DOJ and USPTO issued their first policy (2013 Policy) in a trilogy directed to SEP-licensing negotiations.
Volpe Koenig intellectual property attorneys and IP Goes Pop! co-hosts, Michael Snyder and Joseph Gushue team up once again, traveling to where worlds collide, taking us into the complex legal negotiations...
The decision prompted a heated dissent from Circuit Judge Haldane R. Mayer.
The asserted patent issued to IBM in May 2008 with an estimated priority date in October 2003.
Savannah Licensing LLC, an apparent IP Edge LLC plaintiff, has launched its first litigation.
Womble Bond Dickinson
"I did not want you to hear this on the news for the first time, but we are filing for bankruptcy next week." "This is a difficult call to make.
The Fifth Circuit recently ratified the right of holders of standard essential patents ("SEP") to choose where in the supply chain to license SEPs and dealt a blow to the "hold up"
Rights holders are almost always looking for ways to monetize the intellectual property (IP) that they own or license. For owners of rights in popular logos; characters from TV shows,...
Patent owners that lack sufficient resources are often required to utilize the services of an outside litigation funding source to vindicate their patent rights.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Apple Inc., No. 21-1568 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 9, 2022), the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded the district court's denial of Uniloc's request to seal third-party licensing information...
Pressure for development of more efficient battery chemistry in electric vehicle fleets is now greater than ever, prompting greater collaboration between major original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs"), ...
The value of the global metaverse is expected to reach $800 billion by 2024.
IP Edge acquired the patent-in-suit (8,509,622) in January 2021 as part of a 40-plus asset transaction from Huawei to Mason Licensing LLC, one of IP Edge's many Texas LLCs.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In my recent end-of-year update, available here, I began a conversation with my partner Tyler Maulsby, an expert in professional responsibility and ethics, about whether it was proper for lawyers...
Uniloc 2017 LLC was a notably prolific litigant around three years ago, but the NPE has since ceased the active filing of litigation as it fights appellate battles on multiple fronts.
Technology companies frequently enter into patent licensing transactions, sometimes in order to settle patent litigation, and sometimes as a simple licensing or cross-licensing deal. But the parties
District Judge Rodney Gilstrap has overturned the $308M verdict that Personalized Media Communications, LLC won against Apple in March, ruling on August 5 that the NPE's strategic delay in prosecuting the patent ...
Many believe that non-fungible tokens are poised to revolutionize the esports industry.
Last week, for the second time in two years, members of the House of Representatives proposed legislation limiting the ability of certain entities to file complaints for unfair trade practices...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
With Labor Day around the corner and summer coming to a close, the Federal Circuit had a busy week with a lot of precedential opinions to pick from.