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Envision IP's patent expertise has been recognized by leading publications

June 26, 2014

Maulin V. Shah

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In light of Tesla’s open-patent announcement, Envision IP and Deltasight analyzed Tesla’s US patent portfolio to understand which technologies the company has proprietary rights to.

Auto Industry May Ignore Tesla Patents

May 13, 2014

Maulin V. Shah




In light of a potential Beats acquisition by Apple, Envision IP analyzed the patent portfolios of Beats and its former manufacturing partner, Monster Cable Products.

Apple Eyes Beats Music Patent Portfolio

February 7, 2014

Maulin V. Shah


Nokia announced today that it has settled all pending patent litigation with HTC and the two companies have entered into a patent and technology collaboration agreement.

Patent Settlement with HTC Is a Win For Nokia

December 31, 2013

Maulin V. Shah

Source: Damon Poeter, PC Magazine, "Intel Atom Chips to Power Nissan's Next-Gen 'Connected Car'", April 6, 2012



Envision IP analyzed vehicle-related patents owned by Google, Samsung, LG, Sony, Nokia, Apple, and BlackBerry to see which companies are poised to introduce innovative technologies for the automotive market.

Smartphone Manufacturers Racing to Acquire Vehicle Patents

October 24, 2013

Maulin V. Shah

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Since 2012, BlackBerry has continued to file US patent applications on its technology, indicating that the company is still focused on innovation. BlackBerry had more filings in 2012 and 2013 than both Apple and Google.

BlackBerry’s Patent Filings Show a Strong Focus on Innovation

August 14, 2013

Maulin V. Shah and S. Farhan Mustafa

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Envision IP conducted an updated analysis of BlackBerry’s US patent portfolio, and found over 5,000 in-force US patents assigned to the company, with an average remaining term of 12.1 years.

BlackBerry Patents Have a Relatively Long Remaining Shelf Life

March 14, 2013

Maulin V. Shah and S. Farhan Mustafa


Envision IP analyzed Dell’s US patent portfolio to understand which technologies the company has focused its R&D efforts in, and if the patents may be further leveraged after a possible buyout of the company.

Dell’s Patent Portfolio Could be Leveraged After Buyout

February 22, 2013

Maulin V. Shah and S. Farhan Mustafa


Envision IP analyzed Apple’s patent acquisitions since 2008 to understand if these acquisitions were driven by product commercialization needs or by strategic reasons.

Apple Patent Acquisitions Fueled by Product Development