Patent opportunities and dangers in the microbiome revolution

It is a key part of our growth strategy and we actively seek to ensure IP strategies are in place to protect our investment, says senior DuPont counsel

Patent opportunities and dangers in the microbiome revolution
IP Bridge goes private in management-led buyout
2 Apr 2020

IP Bridge goes private in management-led buyout

Public-private fund INCJ exits investment, ending government involvement in the Japanese IP monetisation business run by Minoru Fujiki (pictured)

Latest litigation data shows NPEs flocking to the US’s hottest patent district
1 Apr 2020

Latest litigation data shows NPEs flocking to the US’s hottest patent district

As Austin continues to grow as a tech centre, West Texas is quickly becoming the venue of choice for those looking to take a shot at Silicon Valley

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1 Apr
2020

From the IAM archive - setting the standard

A look back into our 17-year back catalogue at some of the outstanding content we have published on this vital subject Read more

1 Apr
2020

Huawei is weathering the sanctions storm

The company’s annual results show that it continues to invest heavily in R&D and patents amidst financial pressures stemming from its US blacklisting Read more

31 Mar
2020

How covid-19 is impacting US district courts and the PTAB

The ongoing pandemic is having a big impact on patent disputes as litigants adapt to new court directives Read more

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30 Mar 2020

No strings Covid-19 IP pledge initiative underlines delicate balance biopharma businesses must strike

“It’s not perfect but it’s something,” admits co-founder, as rights owners face growing pressure to waive their rights in face of pandemic Read more

30 Mar 2020

Top tips from legal IP elite

Insights from the winners of the 2020 Global IP Awards Read more

30 Mar 2020

How life sciences innovators can avoid patent term extension pitfalls in Japan

Uncertainties remain over the claim scope that can be covered by PTEs in the country, and difficulties can arise when more than one extension is claimed for a single patent Read more

30 Mar 2020

IP-focused arbitration centre seeks to head off legal disputes caused by pandemic

Many court dockets are on hold, but IP disputes are not. Ocean Tomo and the International Arbitration Centre Tokyo think ADR can help bridge the gap Read more

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31 Mar 2020

US expands its definition of biologics with big implications for IP strategy

Nearly 100 existing protein products have been newly classified and now face competition from imitators for the first time Read more

31 Mar 2020

China data reveals scale of smartphone market disruption

Early indicators show the extent of China's smartphone slowdown, but analysts say the supply chain and market in the country are already showing signs of recovery Read more

27 Mar 2020

Inventor takes aim at Formula 1 elite, claiming that safety devices infringe patent

Suit filed in West Texas against outfits including Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull after licensing discussions failed to produce deal Read more

27 Mar 2020

Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan

The IP community expected a re-vamped patent strategy from the Silicon Valley giant after it poached key members of Google’s patent team a few years back. Lo and Chan haven’t disappointed. Read more

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Sep 14
2020
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Auto IP Europe 2020

Now in its third year, IAM’s Auto IP Europe returns to Munich bringing together IP experts from the leading players in the ever-changing automotive industry. Hear industry insight and join thought-provoking discussion around the IP challenges at a time when convergence, new technology and new players in the field are driving fundamental change.

Insights

4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

4 Mar 2020

The top 10 patent market developments of 2019

Asset sales, trade wars and new names at the top made last year transformative for IP owners. Read more

29 Nov 2019

IP market news highlights

IAM’s biggest autumn reads Read more

29 Nov 2019

All eyes turn to London as UK Supreme Court mulls SEP FRAND cases

How the appeals brought by Huawei and ZTE could upend the licensing market Read more

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