It’s time to take a different approach to appointing the USPTO head

Taking a longer term view would bring consistency and might help US innovation policy at a time of rising tech competition from China and elsewhere 

It’s time to take a different approach to appointing the USPTO head
21 Feb 2020

TiVo and Xperi edge towards merger, and the creation of a $500 million licensing giant

The key questions that need to be answered as plans take shape to spin-off the combined IP businesses into a standalone company

21 Feb 2020

Slowly and quietly, Shopify’s patent strategy is evolving

Canada’s tech darling is finally creating a meaningful portfolio on the back of a surging market capitalisation, but it still lags rivals – actual and potential  

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21 Feb
2020

Three takeaways as China's biggest internet patent battle is put on hold

Sogou has won on several patent infringement counts against larger rival Baidu, but the four-year-old fight is still not over with a clash in China’s IP appeals court delayed due to Covid-19 Read more

20 Feb
2020

After IBM selloff more former Big Blue assets end up in litigation

NPE targets Uber in new infringement suit in West Texas; follows case against Chinese drone leader earlier this month Read more

20 Feb
2020

The two biggest challenges facing AI patents in autonomous driving

With a market projected to reach $80 billion by 2025, a pair critical inventorship issues must be addressed before the technology becomes more commonplace Read more

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18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

16 Feb 2020

Coronavirus hits global IP market; Toshiba’s big patent moves; It’s McCurdy’s RPX now; Four vie for self-drive patent lead; Germany injunction threat; 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

15 Feb 2020

The impact of Covid-19 will be felt across the global IP market

The race to patent a treatment for coronavirus in China is heating up, but its spread could be the story that affects every other story in tech this year Read more

14 Feb 2020

Help to choose the IP Hall of Fame inductees for 2020

Nominate someone who deserves recognition for their outstanding, long-term contribution to the IP world Read more

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20 Feb 2020

Amgen rewarded for bold DJ strategy in biosimilar dispute with Genentech

Delaware district court sides with biopharma giant in first cancer biosimilar suit, which is being watched closely in life sciences sector Read more

20 Feb 2020

IP policy to take centre stage as Trump visits India 

Modi cabinet approves memorandum of understanding on IP policy issues ahead of the American president’s visit next week, but it may not address the reforms multinationals are hoping for Read more

19 Feb 2020

A deep dive into global innovation landscape emphasises the need for collaboration

Working together to develop new products is becoming a new business imperative, according to Clarivate’s latest top 100 global innovators report Read more

19 Feb 2020

Huawei seeks to leverage invalidations in InterDigital dispute

The US-based licensing company faces an onslaught of invalidity actions at China's Patent Office, with about half of the decisions still to come Read more

Events

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24-25 March
2020
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IPBC Europe 2020

After 2019’s sell-out event in Paris, next year’s IPBC Europe – Europe’s foremost conference about IP value creation – will take place in Dublin from 24 to 25 March, 2020. Being held at the prestigious Shelbourne Hotel, the event will once again be Europe’s leading gathering of senior IP professionals from European companies of all sizes.

26 March
2020
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IP Risk Management Europe

IAM and WTR’s inaugural IP Risk Management series will provide organisations with best practices for identifying, evaluating, managing and mitigating IP risks within the business.

14-16 June
2020
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IPBC Global 2020

Each year, IPBC Global is developed with and for IP leaders. In 2020, when we head to Chicago from 14 to 16 June, it will be no different. To ensure our finger remains on the corporate IP pulse, for the first time we have assembled a highly experienced advisory board to help us build the event’s programme. Through thought-provoking plenary addresses, panel discussions, boot camps, masterclasses and more, IPBC Global 2020 attendees will gain a deeper understanding of how industry leaders are tackling the breadth of challenges that keep the IP world awake at night, while continuing to develop world-class value creation strategies.

Insights

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

30 Aug 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform in June and July Read more

30 Aug 2019

The titanic patent auction that turned into the summer’s biggest flop

Intel set the patent market alight with news that it was putting a huge chunk of its portfolio up for sale, but the ending was all too predictable Read more

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