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January 19

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January 19

Michelle Lee's reappointment as USPTO Director in the Trump administration could be announced as early as today. https://t.co/OfawE9zmNK

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20 Jan 2017
Samsung taps Kudelski’s licensing prowess to push wider adoption of content security technology

Samsung Electronics and Kudelski Group are teaming up to license content security technology that they have developed together, marking what may be a first step in a radical new direction for the Korean company in terms of monetising its IP assets. Kudelski unit NAGRA announced earlier this month that it would be establishing a new corporate body with Samsung to license their co-developed...

19 Jan 2017
Michelle Lee set to remain as Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office under the Trump administration

Well-placed sources have told IAM that the USPTO could announce as early as today that Michelle Lee will continue as the agency's director under the Trump administration when the new President takes office following his inauguration tomorrow. If confirmed, the reappointment would not be subject to approval from the Senate. Speculation has mounted in recent weeks...

19 Jan 2017
State-led innovation success story for China is also a warning on trade secrets protection

Last week Chinese media trumpeted an apparent victory for government-led innovation, as a steel firm revealed that it has mastered the process of manufacturing ballpoint pen tips. Largely celebrated in China, the announcement has generated debate over the country’s model of using state-funded entities to encourage technology development in technological fields deemed strategically...

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