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Who is leading the 5G patent race?

Who is leading the 5G patent race?

Analysis on declared standard essential patents, 3GPP contributions and attendance data. The long-term vision is that 5G will lead to the invention of thousands of new products, technologies and services, increase productivity and allow for new industries to emerge. A...

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Recent patent trends in cloud computing

Recent patent trends in cloud computing

In the past 10 years the computing industry has turned more and more to the cloud. Several recent trends in the technology sphere indicate that cloud computing is poised to undergo massive growth. The Internet of Things is just one example of physical objects being...

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How big data will shape the future of IP analytics

How big data will shape the future of IP analytics

Just today German Vogel Verlag release the new Next Industry issue dedicated to Big Data. The magazine issue includes several articles that explain how big data algorithms are applied in different industry scenarios. One of the articles - written by IPlytics CEO Tim...

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Cloud Computing Patent Litigation on the Rise

Cloud Computing Patent Litigation on the Rise

A recent study reveals that US patent litigation on cloud technologies has been increasing by 700% over the past 4 years (figure 1). This drastic surge of litigation was mainly driven by so called PAEs “patent assertion entities”. PAEs purchase patents, e.g. from a...

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IEEE remains very active after patent policy change

IEEE remains very active after patent policy change

Technical standardization can involve the integration of hundreds, thousands or even tens of thousands of technologies, many of which are protected by patents. Such “standard essential patents” (SEPs) are subject to a variety of unique contract and competition law...

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