Standard Essential Patents and Legal Risks Across Industries

Standard Essential Patents and Legal Risks Across Industries

The next industrial revolution will not only impact the smartphone and computer world but will spread to many more industrial verticals. It is anticipated that patent holders will actively monetize their SEPs covering standards such as 5G, Wi-Fi 6 or VVC in this...
Using AI to Valuate and Determine Essentiality for SEPs

Using AI to Valuate and Determine Essentiality for SEPs

One of the major challenges when licensing, transacting, or managing SEPs is that there is no public database that provides information about verified Standard Essential Patents (SEPs). Standard-setting organizations (SSOs) such as ETSI (4G / 5G), IEEE (Wi-Fi), or...
Who is leading the 5G patent race for edge computing?

Who is leading the 5G patent race for edge computing?

In the future, half of the world’s data volume will no longer be generated by or between people but by vehicles, sensors, or other various types of networked devices, according to some predictions. Not only the number of devices but also the volume of data continues...
SEP Litigation Trends: What Does the Data Say?

SEP Litigation Trends: What Does the Data Say?

Standard-essential patents (SEPs) are on the rise as the number of yearly newly declared patents has almost tripled over the past five years. The 5G standard alone counts over 150,000 declared patents since 2015. Similarly, litigation around SEPs has increased. One of...