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07 Feb 2016
The EU patent and UPC will be global game-changers. Find out why in San Francisco on 18th February

Just a handful of delegate places are still available for IAM’s unique one day event focusing on the ways in which the EU unitary patent and Unified Patent Court (UPC) will affect the IP strategies of US companies that operate in Europe, and how they should prepare for the new regime. Taking place on 18th February at the Golden Gate Club in San Francisco, Inside Europe’s New...

05 Feb 2016
VirnetX award may be just the start of a very tough year for Apple in the courts

It was déjà vu all over again in an East Texas courtroom on Wednesday as a jury once more found that Apple had infringed four VirnetX patents and ordered the tech giant to pay $625.6 million. That represented $250 million more than Apple had been ordered to cough up in the original case in 2012 (although that award would also have been bolstered by a running royalty). In 2014...

05 Feb 2016
More questions than answers as BYD drops Shenzhen suits against Apple

Court records from the Chinese manufacturing hub of Shenzhen show that BYD has dropped two patent infringement lawsuits that it filed against client Apple back in May 2015. But since the two cases were closed in late December, the legal back-and-forth has continued in a California federal court, as Apple argues that its supplier breached an IP non-assert clause in their contract and should be...

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