Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

UK Supreme Court dismisses Huawei appeal in mobile patent clash

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.

UK claims landmark court case has global implications for telecoms IP – and the UK

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.

As COVID threatens supply chains, lawmakers move to stop patent abuse in trade courts

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 tech firm sues TikTok, alleging copyright infringement

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.

The UK’s One Media IP Group raises $8m to buy music rights

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”.

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