Huawei Tempts West With New Inventions, Wants IP Protection
By J. Sharpe Smith, Inside Towers Technology Editor
Song Liuping, Huawei's Chief Legal Officer, talks IP protections. (photo captured from video courtesy Huawei)
Huawei continues its penchant for technological innovation and the pursuit of patents, even though it is banned by several countries in the West. During its "Broadening the Innovation Landscape 2022" forum held last week at its Shenzhen headquarters, Huawei announced a batch of key inventions as part of its biennial "Top Ten Inventions" Awards.
The awarded inventions range from an adder neural network that reduces power consumption and circuit area to an "optical iris" that provides a unique identifier for optical fibers. The optical iris is designed to help carriers manage their network resources, cutting time and costs associated with broadband deployment, according to Huawei.
“Inventors have joined Huawei over the past few years after receiving their PhDs,” Song Liuping, Huawei's Chief Legal Officer, said. “They are full of passion, eager to take on challenges, and work hard to solve real world problems. As a result, they have made major breakthroughs in many domains.” Continue Reading