IAM Yearbook 2017

A guide to IP strategy and monetisation, and the global legal framework within which they occur.

Monetisation and strategy

How to get the most out of IP financing


Vinay Sharma and Rohit Nerurkar

The rise of big data in managing a patent portfolio

Innography (a CPA Global company)

John F Martin


Patent strategies for the ASEAN region

Dennemeyer & Associates

John Walker

Devising international patent litigation strategies

FORM Holdings Corp

David L Cohen and Jonathan Kraft

Effective use of the Patent Cooperation Treaty

ZBM Patents & Trademarks

Mathieu de Rooij and Alexandros Lioumbis


Software patents and red pigeons


Gottfried Schüll

Border seizure in the European Union

GLP Intellectual Property Office

Davide Luigi Petraz, Laura van der Heide and Carmela Barilà

Litigation strategy in the Unified Patent Court

GRÜNECKER Patent Attorneys and Attorneys-at-Law

Bernd Allekotte

Country by country

Australia and New Zealand Latest developments in Australia and New Zealand

AJ Park

Matt Adams, Brendan Nugent and Jo Shaw

Brazil Expediting patent examinations in Brazil: fighting the backlog

Licks Attorneys

Otavio Beaklini and Roberto Carapeto

Caribbean Counterfeiting: a 21st-century crime


Gabriela Bodden

China Protecting graphical user interface designs in China

Chang Tsi & Partners

Howard Hao

France Protection of graphical user interfaces in France


Ghislain de Trémiolles

Germany NPE patent litigation in Germany: recent trends and strategies

Wallinger Ricker Schlotter Tostmann

Michael Platzöder, Philipp Neels and Thomas Schachl

India Unravelling the divisional conundrum: present imperfect and future tense

Remfry & Sagar

Shukadev Khuraijam and Debashish Banerjee

Japan The importance of effective IP support at the start of business

Shobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office

Masayuki Shobayashi

Romania New regulations speed up preliminary measures


Adrian Cavescu

Switzerland Update on patent litigation in Switzerland

Hepp Wenger Ryffel AG

Martin Wilming, Susanna Ruder and Peter Frei

Turkey Anticipated changes pave way to new IP environment

Deris Attorney-At-Law Partnership

Serra Coral, Okan Can and E Kerim Yardımcı

United Kingdom Shorter trials in the UK Patents Court

Marks & Clerk

Gregor Grant

United States Trade secret versus patent protection: the advantages of trade secret litigation


Stephen Scherf and Richard Gering

United States A practical guide to determining FRAND in the telecommunications industry

Berkeley Research Group, LLC

David Kennedy and Larry Tedesco

United States Innovation and survival: lessons from the smartphone wars

iRunway, Inc

Animesh Kumar and Bineet Singh Bhasin

United States The great divide – sorting out method claims and multiple actors

Reising Ethington PC

E Colin Cicotte and Scott A Hogan

Venezuela Recent IP developments in Venezuela

Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque

Hugo Bazzani-Aronne


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Issue 90