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24 May 2018
Analysis China races past US in AI and blockchain patent filings, but figures don’t tell the whole story

More patents related to artificial intelligence and blockchain technology were filed in China than in any other country in 2017, it has been revealed. With much of this growth being linked to a booming start-up scene, it looks like the playing field for these technologies is slowly but surely shifting east. China’s start-up scene has rapidly caught up the US’s, according to a...

24 May 2018
Analysis New USPTO fee setting powers could be approved by September, predicts Senator Coons

USPTO Director Andrei Iancu was back on Capitol Hill earlier this week for an appearance before the House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee. With the impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in SAS Institute, the proposed change to the claim construction standard in post-issuance proceedings and ongoing concern around uncertainty in the law on what constitutes patent eligible...

24 May 2018
Analysis Korean university tries to undo its mistake after passing on a patent worth millions

An affiliate of a top South Korean tech university, the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), is currently locked in a US patent litigation battle with Qualcomm, GlobalFoundries and Samsung. A recent flap over the ownership of the underlying right reveals the missed opportunities that led to KAIST monetising the right, and underlines why universities in the country are...

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