Top bitcoin hardware firms to clash in Chinese IP suit

Bitmain’s trade secrets complaint against MicroBT in Beijing follows failed patent assertion attempt

Top bitcoin hardware firms to clash in Chinese IP suit
Michel, Iancu and Tillis take aim at “power grab” by China in Ericsson v Samsung fight
12 Apr 2021

Michel, Iancu and Tillis take aim at “power grab” by China in Ericsson v Samsung fight

In Federal Circuit brief the court's former chief judge, the ex-USPTO head and the influential Republican Senator make plain why they believe the EDTX anti anti-suit injunction should stand

Six takeaways from the $1.8 billion finale to the LG Energy Solutions - SK Innovation IP dispute
12 Apr 2021

Six takeaways from the $1.8 billion finale to the LG Energy Solutions - SK Innovation IP dispute

As political wrangling and potential for commercial fallout mounted, the two Korean battery suppliers reached an eleventh-hour settlement deal yesterday

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12 Apr
2021

French SPC rulings give first signs of Royalty Pharma’s impact

Paris Court of Appeal turns down three appeals over supplementary protection certificate rejections Read more

11 Apr
2021

Aon’s $400m IP fund; Nokia seals major Lenovo deal; LG touts smartphone patents; Influential senator's USPTO boss red lines; Sony IP strategy analysis; and much more

Get ready for the new working week with a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform over the past seven days Read more

10 Apr
2021

The Tillis USPTO Director red lines have real political bite

The North Carolina senator is clear that the he will not vote to confirm a nominee who will row back on the Iancu reforms Read more

News

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8 Apr 2021

Time is running out to help choose the IP Hall of Fame inductees for 2021

Nomination process has just a week to go, then the Academy makes its picks Read more

4 Apr 2021

BlackBerry confirms portfolio sale plan; US patent suits climb; CAFC nominee’s IP credentials; CRISPR in Europe; Litigation spend up, say IP leaders; and much more

Get ready for the new working week with a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform over the past seven days Read more

1 Apr 2021

Spending on patent litigation set to increase, according to IP industry leaders

Over 50% of respondents in the latest IAM Panels Survey believe rises are on the cards over the next six months Read more

29 Mar 2021

Getting to the truth about global patent litigation

Take part in the IAM survey will lift the lid on the state of play in established jurisdictions and key emerging markets Read more

Analysis

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9 Apr 2021

Fortress’s latest patent fund could top $900 million

As it pitches the market for new investment the Eran Zur-led IP team tells of a patent market in recovery and ripe for new capital Read more

9 Apr 2021

Sony’s strategy for IP success makes it rare among Japanese businesses

The company’s creative use of patents over the years has enabled multiple acquisitions and helped underpin a major business transformation Read more

9 Apr 2021

Post-smartphones, LG is actively exploring patent sales

An affiliate of the South Korean company recently sold over 100 assets to an NPE, while other parts of the portfolio are reportedly being shopped by brokers Read more

8 Apr 2021

Netlist uses IP leverage for $40 million licence with SK hynix and a key supply agreement

On top of a patent deal, the companies agree a purchase deal covering up to $600 million in products from the Korean business Read more

Events

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14-15 April
2021

Pharma & Biotech IP Connect 2021

Life sciences IP strategies will need to be revised significantly in the coming years to reflect technological, legal and political shifts, some of which have been accelerated by the extraordinary events of 2020.

IAM’s Pharma & Biotech IP Connect will bring together leading in-house practitioners and expert outside counsel to explore the most important IP trends impacting the industry. Discuss how IP professionals can best adapt their approaches to protecting and commercialising their clients’ innovations.

22 April
2021

IAM Webinar - Global GREEN100 Rankings – Top Innovators Contributing to a Green Future and State of Quality Patents in Green Tech

Sagacious IP, a global IP Research and Consulting firm and a WIPO GREEN Partner, together with IAM,  is hosting the launch event of the first ever report on the ‘Top Global Innovators Contributing to a Green Future & The State of Quality Patents in Green Tech’. 

The event will reveal a benchmarking study of top global innovators innovating for a green future based on 2.5 million patents that in one way or another contribute to the climate change mitigation technologies that are fundamental for moving towards a green future.

28-29 April
2021

Patent Transactions 2021

IAM is delighted to present the inaugural Patent Transactions, an online event designed to deliver a global overview of IP dealmaking, with a separate deep-dive focus on the Asia-Pacific market.

On 28 and 29 April, many of the world’s leading IP dealmakers will share best practices around buying, selling and licensing patents in the ever-changing global landscape.

Engage with key licensing decision makers, buyers and sellers from across the patent market and learn first-hand from their experience and insight.

Insights

4 Nov 2020

Supreme Court could signal time’s up for Google’s anti-competitive IP infringement

A long-running battle with Oracle once again shines the spotlight on a pattern of alleged major IP infringements by the search giant Read more

12 Aug 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

12 Aug 2020

As the fallout from covid continues, the two IP superpowers offer different messages

While China cheers an uptick in applications, the USPTO warns of a prolonged downturn Read more

8 Jun 2020

IP Market news highlights

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