Can your board articulate answers to these questions about IP?


Can your board articulate answers to these questions about IP? We regularly hear that modern businesses are based on intangible assets, with as much as 80% of company value coming from intangibles. Yet most IP is not reflected on the balance sheet, and so the dilemma drives CEOs and boards […]

Understanding FRAND in the Automotive Sector


Unpicking FRAND for the Automotive Sector The automotive industry is beginning to see major benefits of connectivity with potentially revolutionary prospects. Yet this success brings the interest of players not traditionally engaged with the automotive sector, including patent holders, licensors and non-practicing entities making claims on patented technologies. Download the […]

Meet us at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

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Arrange a one-to-one meeting with Cubicibuc to discuss issues of SEPs, FRAND licensing @ MWC. Cubiciubuc continues to support a range of clients with issues relating to patent and technology licensing in the mobile space. We have over 15 years’ experience in advising clients on matters relating to standards essential […]

Cubicibuc speaks at World IP Forum, Dubai 2018


January 2018: CUBICIBUC’s director Graham Bell, spoke at the World IP Forum in Dubai. Graham was part of a panel session at the WIPF 2018 discussing “Aligning IP strategy with business goals”. The other experts on the panel included: Hady Khawand, Partner, Saba Intellectual Property (UAE), Kate O’Rourke, Senior Counsel, Charles […]

LTE SEP Strength

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CUBICIBUC announces the launch of its LTE SEP analysis Patent valuation for SEP’s is the subject of much heated debate amongst patent holders and implementers, and is a taxing issue for Courts and regulators worldwide. Negotiations in SEP licensing in the telecoms sector have invariably relied on some kind of […]

Approaches to Valuation

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A robust valuation with a transparent methodology allows the business owners to make informed decisions about the direction of the organization in terms of IP creation, management and exploitation. A clear valuation also allows business owners to present the value of the organization to potential investor and acquirers. Read more: Cubicibuc […]

IAM Recognizes Graham Bell, Director of Cubicibuc as one of the World’s Foremost IP Strategists (2017)


June 2017, for the third year, Graham has been named in the IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists. In announcing the IAM Strategy 300 on his blog, Joff Wild noted that “These world-class IP strategists do not see issues from just one perspective; instead, they view things […]

Unwired Planet v Huawei – Lessons for FRAND compliance

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5 April 2017, the UK High Court handed down the much-anticipated judgement in the Unwired Planet v Huawei FRAND trial. The case involved patents claimed to be technically essential to standardised technologies for mobile communications: 2G (GSM), 3G (UMTS/WCDMA) and 4G (LTE). We are pleased to see the Court recognises […]

Managing the IP risks associated with enabling connectivity in IoT devices

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Managing the IP risks associated with enabling connectivity in IoT devices The headlines are buzzing with excitement over the potential benefits of the “Internet of Things” (IoT), and how new services will be created when “things” are connected. Given the relative commoditised state of communications technology it is easy to […]

Cubicibuc speaks at Global IP Conclave in Mumbai, November 2016


Cubicibuc’s Director Graham Bell spoke at Legal Era’s Global IP Conclave in Mumbai, November 2016. Graham addressed the topic of “FRAND in the time of global competition” and gave an overview of how standards essential IPRs are an inevitable consequence of complex modern standards. Graham also spoke of the need […]