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5G IP: Who Stands to Benefit, Who Will Lose Out?

Mar 7, 2019 |


Western companies dominate the development of 3G and 4G network standards. Qualcomm in particular stood out as a clear winner. However, the advent of 5G promises to open-up the mobile telecom equipment market to a far wider range of players and perhaps end Qualcomm’s dominance.

This report provides an overview of 5G patents, including details about the leading patent holders in Asia, the United States and Western Europe. It also explores how the balance of power for 5G intellectual property rights (IPR) is shifting from the west to the east.

Table of Contents:

  • Snapshot
  • Key Planning Assumptions
  • The Importance of IPR
  • The 3GPP and the ITU
  • 5G Development Status
  • 5G Technologies
  • Regional Focus
  • Qualcomm vs The Rest
  • IPR Analysis
  • Viewpoint

Number of Pages: 17
Authors: Gareth Owen
Published Date: March 2019


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