Eight things you need to know about software copyright litigation in China

A new study shows that foreign companies do not often choose enforcement, but those which do enjoy high win rates and comparatively big damages awards

Eight things you need to know about software copyright litigation in China
Germany’s Supreme Court releases full judgment in key FRAND licensing case
3 Jul 2020

Germany’s Supreme Court releases full judgment in key FRAND licensing case

Ruling in Sisvel v Haier clarifies issues around areas including what constitutes a “willing” licensee, obligations on implementers and the scope licensors have to vary royalty rates

Olympus exit from consumer business sets stage for IP strategy re-think
3 Jul 2020

Olympus exit from consumer business sets stage for IP strategy re-think

The Japanese company is shifting its portfolio away from cameras and toward next-generation technologies, while also keeping an eye on costs

Featured

2 Jul
2020

Why IP licensing is the best way to close biopharma innovation gaps

Impact of covid-19 pandemic remain unclear, but new research points to the big benefits of bringing in technology from outside Read more

2 Jul
2020

SCOTUS doctrine of equivalents case refusal is good news for patent owners

Denial of cert in Eli Lilly v Hospira means that “tangential exception” will not be narrowed, but innovators must beware of pitfalls Read more

2 Jul
2020

Door “wide open” for software patents in China, but enforcement could be another matter

Chinese courts are more cautious than the patent office, Tsinghua professor cautions, and it could be some time before we know how software-friendly they are Read more

News

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28 Jun 2020

US patent suits soar; No troll problem in Europe; China’s top IP judge wants anti-suit injunctions; Biogen loses key Tecfidera asset; The era of the mega NPE; plus 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

26 Jun 2020

The era of the mega-NPE is upon us and that wasn't part of Big Tech's plans

Fortress’s offer for Finjan means another PIPCO is set to disappear and confirms that in the IP monetisation business it is now the giants that rule the roost Read more

21 Jun 2020

Trump’s Huawei U-turn; Panasonic in huge patent deal; AbbVie wins key Humira thicket case; Time ripe for new IV, says Rivette; Nokia’s patent power; plus 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

20 Jun 2020

Japan’s position as a 5G follower will shape its IP policy

Scuttled plan to protect IoT industry from patent threats is a sign of anxiety over the landscape around the latest telecom standard Read more

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1 Jul 2020

Microsoft supplants Samsung to become most-targeted defendant in US patent cases

Numbers for second quarter litigation reveal uptick in district court lawsuits and new PTAB reviews; Dell and Google also frequent assertion targets Read more

1 Jul 2020

Why it was time to leave Nokia - company's former IP head tells all in exclusive interview

On the day she becomes InterDigital's new chief licensing officer, Eeva Hakoranta explains her move and discusses a whole lot more besides Read more

1 Jul 2020

Shining a light on what could be Panasonic's last chip patent disposal

An analysis from Cipher into the 1,400 patents that will wind up in the hands of Taiwan's Nuvoton Read more

30 Jun 2020

As bankruptcies threaten energy sector more companies may eye patent monetisation opportunities

A slump in oil prices and less energy consumption during the covid pandemic mean sector is facing up to tough market conditions and seeking new revenue sources Read more

Events

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Sep 1-29
2020

IPBC Connect 2020

IAM’s IPBC Connect is specifically designed for IP business leaders. Across the month of September, IAM will be hosting more than 45 individual interactive digital sessions, purpose-built to facilitate discussion, benchmarking and the sharing of best practice in key areas of strategic IP value creation.

Attendees can build their own IPBC Connect schedules and join the sessions most relevant to them. Register for the ones you would like to join and choose as many or as few as you wish. Sessions will take place at times that suit participants in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas.

Insights

8 Jun 2020

IP Market news highlights

IAM’s biggest spring reads Read more

8 Jun 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM Read more

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

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