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In the driving seat

By Richard Lloyd

The car industry is experiencing seismic changes and, as a result, patents have come further to the fore. Now, some are predicting an increase in litigation, with major players jockeying for position and NPEs sensing opportunities; others, however, are less convinced and see different dynamics at play

  There is no doubt that the global car industry has entered a period of profound change. From the development of innovations such as hybrid and electric vehicles to the convergence of new technologies such as infotainment systems and new driving aids, long-held business models are being challenged like never before. With Google developing its own self-driving vehicles and...

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