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19 Apr 2018
News Women have worse outcomes in virtually all respects when it comes to securing US patent rights, study finds

Not only do women inventors submit far fewer US patent applications than men, but they also have much greater difficulty in obtaining and maintaining rights, a new study has revealed. The first-of-its-kind research found that female applicants are more likely to have their applications rejected and less likely to appeal these rejections. Women also had fewer claims allowed on average, while...

19 Apr 2018
News Cost remains top priority and concern for most patent owners in Taiwan

Managing limited budget resources remains concern number one for most corporate patent owners in Taiwan – with just a handful of exceptions proving the rule. That was the biggest takeaway on Tuesday as over 200 senior executives from the private and public sectors came together at IPBC Taiwan in Taipei. Acer provides one typical example. Founded 40 year ago, the company is now...

18 Apr 2018
News IPBC programme and speaker line-up finalised; remaining delegate places limited

The full programme and speaking faculty for IPBC Global 2018, being held at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco from 10th to 12th of June, have now been finalised. More than 70 IP thought leaders from business, policy, finance and the legal sector are confirmed as speakers at the conference, which is acknowledged as the world’s foremost event about the business of intellectual...

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How do foreign parties really fare in Chinese patent litigation?

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