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August 29

So, farewell then Kenyon & Kenyon. The agony is over as firm is absorbed by Andrews Kurth, which recruits some top talent as a result.

August 29

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29 Aug 2016
Clinton’s focus on IP shows how important it has become, says IPO executive director

When he took over as executive director of the Intellectual Property Owners Association last year, Mark Lauroesch undoubtedly had to fill some of the biggest shoes in IP. His predecessor IP Hall of Fame inductee Herb Wamsley was in the job for 32 years and became one of the best-known IP figures in the US. But Lauroesch certainly had the track record for the job, with a long career in-house...

29 Aug 2016
China’s first IP investment fund is now under Xiaomi management

China's first patent fund is now being run as part of the Xiaomi IP function, IAM can exclusively reveal. When last we reported on the Ruichuan IPR Funds its status was somewhat unclear. The fund's operator, an IP services firm called Zhigu, had apparently been merged with the smartphone company's in-house IP department, but there had been no official word on the move. As well as...

03 Aug 2016
Brexit leads the way in the IAM blog reads rankings for the first seven months of the year

The IAM blog is taking its annual August break in order to recharge its batteries after what has been a pretty relentless first seven months of the year. To keep you entertained while we are away, following is a list of the 20 most read stories on the blog in 2016 so far, in descending order of popularity. The reads reflect the fact that these days the IP market extends way beyond the US,...

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Volvo’s road to business-driven IP management

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