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December 18

Nokia and Alcatel merger? Both have very strong patent portfolios and big monetisation plans. http://t.co/aoov9FI1o3

December 18

Don't expect to sell your patents for more than $300,000 new European patent brokerage tells prospective clients. http://t.co/0wPOSyuEju

December 18

It may be time to reassess Indian patent values. http://t.co/mbVLpSdVLr

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18 Dec 2014
Dennemeyer launches patent brokerage service and seeks to keep clients' feet on the ground

Luxembourg-based IP services company Dennemeyer has launched a patent brokerage service. Headed up by German attorney Malte Köllner, who joined the firm earlier this year, it becomes one of the relatively few European brokers in the market - though its principal stock in trade will be US assets. Dennemeyer has published a flyer which provides details of what it is offering, as well as...

18 Dec 2014
Why Indian patents may be worth more than we thought

Earlier this week, IAM reported on the Delhi High Court’s granting of an injunction against Xiaomi. The court’s order required the Chinese company to cease Indian imports and sales of its smartphones that may infringe on standards-essential patents (SEPs) belonging to Ericsson. On Tuesday, the court decided to allow Xiaomi to continue imports of its products featuring Qualcomm...

16 Dec 2014
It is time to talk about the Patent Ogres

Here at IAM we have consistently argued that patent litigation in the US is heavily weighted in favour of deep pocket corporations. How could it be otherwise when it costs so much to enforce a patent? Our major criticism of the suggested legislative reforms that moved through the House of Representatives last year before stalling in the Senate earlier this year – and which look likely...

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