Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…
The UK Supreme Court unanimously dismissed appeals by China’s Huawei and ZTE in patent disputes; over mobile data technology with Unwired Planet International and Conversant Wireless.
Law firm EIP’s victory in the Supreme Court against Huawei and ZTE; means patent holders can insist on implementers taking out global licenses for their entire portfolios.
By winning an exclusion order, a patent assertion entity could block the shipment of iPhones to the US by showing that Apple infringed one or more of the hundreds of patents that make up a single iPhone.
Vietnamese technology firm VNG is suing TikTok, the popular short-form video app, saying it does not have adequate licenses for the songs being used in its videos, sources said on Monday.
London-based music publisher, digital distributor and rights acquirer, One Media IP Group has “conditionally” raised £6.04 million and plans to use the cash to “fund the acquisition of exclusive rights”.