NPEs are well-positioned to take advantage of the economic fallout on the patent market due to the impact of COVID-19. In Book One of our new e-book series, we look at the NPE acquisition outlook for 2020 in light of the ongoing financial crisis.
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By: Caroline Yu, Consulting Expert
Litigation in the wearable technology market has been increasing in frequency and scope as the market has moved from niche early adopters to the broader consumer market. In 2018, the global wearables market was valued at $9 billion—the U.S. market accounting for 32% of it. The market is expected to grow to over $87 billion by 2025 with the most significant growth drivers to include technological advancements in wearable devices and digital health awareness. Data privacy and usability remain...Read Full Article >
Before the current crisis, telemedicine technology was already becoming a litigation target for a variety of reasons, primarily due to the growth of the wearables market. DOAR will explore the wearable market in a follow-up article, but we wanted to quickly highlight the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the litigation outlook for telemedicine technology. Both the usage and need for telemedicine solutions have seen immediate and explosive growth. From your pediatrician conducting video visits to global monitoring of epidemiological data, current solutions are being pushed to their limits,...Read Full Article >
Coming at a crucial time in the 5G rollout, the impact of the COVID-19/Wuhan Coronavirus on the electronics supply chain is real, expected to affect shipment targets and revenue. Both Qualcomm and MediaTek have raised concerns about their 5G SoC shipment targets, with MediaTek predicting a potential 15% drop in global 5G phone-related shipments. In addition to the very real effect on factory operation, the inability to travel and hold scheduled in-person meetings is going to further dampen the launch of 5G. The most public example of that being...Read Full Article >