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In-house IP roundup: Connected car patent pools are inevitable; misleading-licensee surge spurs negotiation rethink for SEP licensors

Patrick Wingrove, London

Managing IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses


Connected car patent pools are inevitable, say telecoms and automotive companies

Audi, Ericsson, Peloton and other industry stakeholders agree that patent pools are coming to the autonomous vehicles space, but say questions remain around pricing and which technologies will be pooled. Read more ... 

MoneyMisleading-licensee surge spurs negotiation rethink for SEP licensors

Standard essential patent holders say the flood of unwilling licensees dragging out negotiations by pretending to be interested in a licence has compelled companies to more quickly identify willing-licensee fakers – and reassess how they work with external counsel. Read more ...

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