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Nokia and Apple settle new dispute
24 May 2017 | California | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The settlement puts a stop to litigation that spanned the US and Germany and saw Apple claim in federal court that the Finnish company conspired with patent licensing companies to unlawfully extract royalties
Uber-Waymo dispute referred for criminal investigation
11 May 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Judge William Alsup said the evidence against Waymo was the strongest he’d seen in 42 years
AST launches IP3 2017
02 May 2017 | New Jersey | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The 2017 programme will target specific technologies, including the internet of things, content delivery systems and networking
WiLAN diversifies in wake of patent licensing challenges
20 April 2017 | Ottawa | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Court tells bee trap maker to buzz off
27 March 2017 | Alabama | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Google must pay $20 million for Chrome infringement
15 February 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Trading tech patents upheld under Alice
19 January 2017 | Illinois | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ameranth to press on with mass infringement claims
16 January 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
McRO case denied en banc rehearing
06 January 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Nokia and Apple resume hostilities
23 December 2016 | California | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Forum shopping decision could reduce patent lawsuits
16 December 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Supreme Court reverses Samsung v Apple
06 December 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
TiVo and Netflix sign IP deal
29 November 2016 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
TiVo’s appeal cut short
11 November 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
TiVo renews IP licences with Panasonic
01 November 2016 | Kadoma | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BMW ignores red light
24 October 2016 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Patents a “terrible fit” for software
11 October 2016 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Samsung v Apple: SCOTUS to hear arguments
10 October 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ITC launches investigation into SK hynix
06 October 2016 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Federal Circuit affirms PTAB decision in CBM review
28 September 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CIPA: UK is an important part of EU IP
20 September 2016 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Facebook wins patent validity challenge
02 September 2016 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google Patents adds seven patent offices
01 September 2016 | Mountain View | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
BT turns on Valve to let off steam
31 August 2016 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google wants Supreme Court to calm construction
26 August 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Asset manager targets Snapchat in Canada
25 August 2016 | Vancouver | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Microsoft and Lenovo reach licensing agreement
23 August 2016 | Washington | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Apple and Kudelski end OpenTV dispute
04 August 2016 | Switzerland | Reporter: Barney Dixon
VirnetX's $625.6 million verdict against Apple voided
03 August 2016 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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With the launch of a new anti-piracy HQ in Wales, CJCH Solicitors stands firmly against intellectual property infringement and the problems that go with it. Stephen Clarke and Tony Crampton explain
While a new general election in the UK adds to Brexit uncertainty, ECTA has ramped up its efforts to ensure that IP rights are heard in negotiations. But this isn’t all the trademark association has been up to in the past year, as Ruta Olmane explains
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William Dyer III and Bea Koempel-Thomas of Lee & Hayes examine TC Heartland v Kraft and the arguments put forward in support of each party
As Brexit negotiations begin, it is still unclear where trademarks fit in. But, with two years to get a good deal, the UK government needs to consider all aspects
Rights holders that want to protect their valuable intellectual property have to be willing to change
Alternative dispute resolution mechanisms are not being used to their full potential, according to IPzen’s Julia Cytrynbaum
India's copyright societies are subject to interim measures that boost transparency. DPS Parmar and Aniruddh Singh of LexOrbis report
Courts are wrestling with the legal definition of users of social networks. Nathalie Dreyfus examines how they have done so far
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While Indian fair use is not explicit, provisions exist for the fair dealing of copyright. Rohit Singh and Tina Canneth of Abu-Ghazeleh Intellectual Property delve deeper
An interpretation of the current events exception in Radosavljević is creative, say BDK Advokati's Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović
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Yu-Li Tsai of Deep & Far examines how damages are calculated in patent infringement litigation
A recent amendment will make costly annulments a thing of the past. Gilberto Sanchez of SPECyF explains
New legislation in Turkey promises a swathe of trademark changes. Dr Cahit Suluk of Cahit Suluk Intellectual Property Law Firm explains
A trademark decision clarified ‘against the public order’ as an absolute ground for refusal. Sár and Partners – Danubia Patent & Law Office reports
Bogdan Ivanišević and Marko Popović of BDK Advokati review the recent squabble about copyright protection for ‘routinely created photos’
Alston & Bird recently expanded with a new office focusing on counselling Chinese companies on US intellectual property law. Yitai Hu explains what patent owners face when working across borders
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