IAM Magazine issue 52March/April 2012
Patent assertion is a mainstream business tool in the wireless sector. Understanding the dynamics that underpin the process will lead to more effective strategies and a higher chance of success
EU law takes precedence over national law in EU member states. This makes companies vulnerable to EU competition investigations without notice or any evidence of wrongdoing. How can intellectual asset managers become proactive
to change the law?
Sherry M Knowles, Matthew Higgins and Brent Bellows
The preservation and enhancement of reputation are the primary tasks of all organisations, because the
consequences of not prioritising them are always damaging – and very often catastrophic
Goldwind is one of China’s biggest wind turbine companies and a globally recognised innovator. As vice president Kai Wu makes clear, its approach to business and innovation is rooted in Chinese culture – which also has a profound
effect on its IP strategies
Aerospace and defence companies were there at the start of the technology revolution. Today, innovation continues across the sectors, as do cutting-edge approaches to IP management
William C Elkington
For IP-owning companies, few tasks are more important than
recruiting and retaining talent that can maximise intellectual asset value
William C Elkington
Intellectual property has been a staple of law courses for years. But as it moves out of legal departments, the need for cross-disciplinary, business-focused university IP teaching programmes is becoming greater. A few pioneering institutions are leading the way
Waters and Olympus both operate in the scientific and supplies sector. The former has reaped a strong dividend from its focus on integrity; the latter is beginning to learn that
ethics really do matter
The IAM IP personalities of 2011 may not all be human beings, but each and every one made a significant impact on, or contribution to, the IP world last year, and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future
A round-up of IP-related quotes, observations and opinions from the recent past ...
The IP licensing business at HP has developed on a continuous basis in order to keep pace with the ever–
changing IP transactions landscape
Charles Chapman and Denise Kerstein
A new wave of anti-IP rhetoric is angrier and uglier than ever. Figuring out who is fuelling it and why is not that difficult.
Overcoming the negative impact is
The Federal Court of Appeal’s ruling in the Amazon.com case verifies that purposive claim construction is required prior to assessing whether subject matter is patentable.
Matthew D Powell
Co-published editorialIndustry insight
Recent research undertaken by Thomson Reuters shows that Brazil has taken a major step forward with regards to both intellectual property and innovation, writes Bob Stembridge
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