Category: Patent Licensing

Nokia – Oppo Patent Licensing Deal: Another Addition To Nokia’s Long List Of Licenses

Introduction Recently in the last week of November 2018, the Finnish telecommunication giant Nokia announced inking a patent licensing agreement with Oppo. Oppo is a Chinese consumer electronics and mobile communication company which is popular for its smartphones. Oppo has been focusing  on producing the youth-based smartphones . Having been launched in 2004, Oppo has … Continue reading Nokia – Oppo Patent Licensing Deal: Another Addition To Nokia’s Long List Of Licenses

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Nokia And Apple Patents Licensing Tussle Gets Over: A New Collaboration Begins

Introduction After a patents row that escalated between Nokia and Apple in December last year and was settled in May. Nokia sues Apple for the infringement of several patents claiming that Apple has been using Nokia technologies without the proper licenses. Nokia says that the two companies have been able to reach an agreement over … Continue reading Nokia And Apple Patents Licensing Tussle Gets Over: A New Collaboration Begins

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An Addition To Nokia’s Big List Of Patent Licensees: Understanding The Nokia-Huawei Deal

Introduction Nokia began in 1865 as a single paper mill operation. Since then, the Finnish company has seen sector-by-sector success and the same speaks volumes about its global rise as well. Post Nokia’s acquisition of Alcatel- Lucent, its position has emboldened even more.[1]  Till now, Nokia has  done business in about 130 countries and operated … Continue reading An Addition To Nokia’s Big List Of Patent Licensees: Understanding The Nokia-Huawei Deal

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Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Licensing Agreement Between Microsoft And Trugrid

Microsoft Corp. and Trugrid (N.E. Desktop Software, Inc.) have entered into a licensing agreement to enable access to Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) technology for TruGrid’s simple and secure workplace, hosted in Microsoft Azure. This agreement will give a client straightforward yet secure access solutions to do business in digital world. The RDP license allows … Continue reading Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) Licensing Agreement Between Microsoft And Trugrid

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Microsoft and LG Renew Patent Cross License Agreement

Microsoft Corp. and LG Electronics Inc. have announced in REDMOND, Washington. on  Aug. 19, 2018  that they have entered into a patent cross-license agreement to further the development of the company’s current and future product lines. This agreement between Microsoft and LG Electronics provides overall coverage under  patent portfolio for LG’s tablets, mobile phones and … Continue reading Microsoft and LG Renew Patent Cross License Agreement

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Patent Commercialisation Via Licensing

Intellectual Property refers to creations of the mind such as inventions, expressions in the form of literary and artistic works, symbols, names and images, etc used in commerce. It can further be divided into Industrial Property or Copyright[1]. Patent as a part of Industrial Property is an exclusive right granted for an invention – a … Continue reading Patent Commercialisation Via Licensing

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Foreign Filing License Requirement

At various instances, an applicant or an inventor may require to file a patent application directly in a foreign country other than country of residence. There could be diverse reasons pertaining first filing in a foreign country, such as, non-patentable subject matter in country of residence, low market potential in country of residence, etc. In … Continue reading Foreign Filing License Requirement

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Samsung Patent Licensing Agreement with Personalized Media Communications

Texas-based Personalized Media communications, which is having a seminal intellectual property portfolio, has successfully signed a patent licensing agreement with Samsung Corporation and its affiliates. PMC patent portfolio includes around 100 issued patents and pending applications that cover the use of control and information signals to control automated systems for generating and delivering electronic content … Continue reading Samsung Patent Licensing Agreement with Personalized Media Communications

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Meizu – Qualcomm License Agreement Deal

Qualcomm and the Chinese consumer electronics company Meizu recently announced that they had signed a licensing deal with each other. With this deal, they ended a yearlong infringement suit which was filed by Qualcomm against the Chinese company. In the October of 2016, we came to know that Qualcomm (the largest chipmaker in the world) … Continue reading Meizu – Qualcomm License Agreement Deal

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BlackBerry and India’s Optiemus Infracom sign’s licensing agreement to capture Asian smartphone market

BlackBerry once a phone innovator, was considered a game changer in 1999 when its mobile phone allowed on-the-go business people to access email wirelessly. BlackBerry devices were popular for a long time almost a decade. But with the introduction of the iPhone in 2007 and Google’s android in 2008 BlackBerry lost its market as a … Continue reading BlackBerry and India’s Optiemus Infracom sign’s licensing agreement to capture Asian smartphone market

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