Huawei joins major US-based open-source patent protection consortium OIN

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When you think of Chinese 5G smartphone superpower Huawei and intellectual property (IP), your first thoughts are of the US Department of Justice charging Huawei with racketeering and conspiracy to steal trade secrets. Or, if you follow intellectual property (IP) issues closely, you’d recall that Huawei has made $6 billion in patent royalties since 2001 with nearly 80% of that coming from US companies.

And now, Huawei is joining the Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community. Many will find this shocking news.

[Source: ZDNet]