Thursday, May 30, 2013

4G LTE Standard Essential Patent Candidates 2Q 2013

TechIPm, LLC’s 4G LTE standard essential patent research for US market leader among 4G LTE UE (cellular phones, smart phones, PDAs, mobile PCs, etc.) and base station (eNB) product manufactures identified total of 283 patents as the potential candidates for LTE RAN (Radio Access Network) standard essential patents as of May 30, 2013.

To evaluate the essentiality of a LTE patent, patent disclosures in claims and detail description for each 4G LTE patent are compared to the final versions of the 3GPP Release 10 technical specifications (LTE-Advanced). 

4G LTE IPR shareholders for standard essential patent candidates are Alcatel-Lucent, Andrew, Apple, BlackBerry, Ericsson. ETRI, Huawei, III, Innovative Sonic, Intel, InterDigital, ITRI, LG, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, NSN, NTT Docomo, Qualcomm, ROCKSTAR, Samsung, TI, and ZTE. 

Among 23 IPR shareholders, Samsung is the leader followed by LG, Qualcomm, Motorola, Nokia, InterDigital, ZTE, Innovative Sonic, Ericsson, and ETRI.

Among the 283 standard essential patent candidates, 182 candidates are issued as of May 30, 2013: LG is the leader followed by Samsung, Motorola, Nokia, Qualcomm, InterDigital, TI, Innovative Sonic, ZTE, and Ericsson.

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