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15 Aug 2018
News New survey highlights emerging trends in IP operations management

The day-to-day tasks of managing a global IP portfolio form the backbone of any IP strategy. The most high-level corporate IP policy can falter if a company lacks robust operations processes for securing and maintaining patents and other rights. In a recent survey, Clarivate Analytics set out to investigate how organisations approach these management tasks, and what challenges they face. This...

14 Aug 2018
Analysis Tesla IP chief jumps to automotive rival

Jeff Risher has left his post as Tesla’s head of IP to join rival electric car manufacturer Faraday Future as vice president, technology and IP. According to his LinkedIn profile he joined Faraday last month after a little more than two years at Tesla where he was chief IP and litigation counsel. Prior to that he spent almost a decade at Apple, most recently as director of patent...

14 Aug 2018
Analysis CJEU’s failure to clear up SPC mess highlights difficulties with non-specialist judges

Pharmaceuticals rights holders waited anxiously for the Court of Justice for the European Union’s (CJEU’s) judgment regarding the dispute over the validity of Gilead’s supplementary protection certificate (SPC) for Truvada. It was a decision that many hoped would clear up significant legal confusion surrounding the conditions under which SPC rights can be granted.

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