Exclusive: Intel launches blockbuster auction for its mobile portfolio

Huge stockpile of assets up for grabs after tech giant announces exit from smartphone chip sector; market set for biggest patent sale since Rockstar

Exclusive: Intel launches blockbuster auction for its mobile portfolio
25 Jun 2019

Interim patent injunctions are “the need of the hour” in India, judge says

The latest interim injunction in India takes a unique approach. A  Delhi High Court judge says legal “experimentation” has become necessary to protect patent owners

24 Jun 2019

New research highlights importance of US government on patented technologies

Federal support particularly crucial for start-ups with Department of Defense leading the way among state agencies

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23 Jun
2019

Rubio’s Huawei proposal should worry US tech, pharma companies

Letting the executive branch neutralise patents whose owners it doesn’t like would weaken the US patent system and invite retaliation by China Read more

23 Jun
2019

Nokia and Apple change IP guard; EPO number one again; after FTC v Qualcomm another big patent job for Judge Koh; inside the United Technologies and Raytheon portfolios; all the big IPBC news; 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

21 Jun
2019

Sonos’s “foundational” IP faces another challenge as it files suit against rival

Looking once again to use its portfolio to protect its market position, the speaker company accuses Canadian rival of infringing multiple patents Read more

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21 Jun 2019

SK Innovation fights US trade secrets suit with Korean defamation case

Battery maker will argue that LG Chem’s US trade secret litigation is against the national interest Read more

19 Jun 2019

What to do with conflicting testimony on patent eligibility

Former CAFC Chief Judge Michel: “If the public debate is confused by unreliable statements of ill-informed or overzealous advocates, the US will decline and its future will fade.” Read more

18 Jun 2019

IPBC Global 2019 – Day Two highlights

The world’s pre-eminent conference about IP value creation has now come to an end, but not before another day of memorable sessions Read more

17 Jun 2019

IPBC Global 2019 – Day One highlights

All the big stories from the first full day of the world’s pre-eminent conference about IP value creation Read more

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22 Jun 2019

United Technologies to become aerospace and defence behemoth with Raytheon merger

The Farmington-based company has ramped up its own patent activity, and the proposed deal will expand its technologies and R&D capabilities to compete with the likes of Boeing   Read more

21 Jun 2019

US strategy for state-owned patents under increasing scrutiny amidst drug price controversies

The government is facing calls to better leverage its own IP in the public interest following revelations about PrEP rights Read more

20 Jun 2019

Qualcomm judge set to preside over key Avanci auto case

San Jose based Judge Lucy Koh will hear challenge brought by Continental to platform’s licensing model    Read more

20 Jun 2019

Another year, another benchmarking survey and the EPO is top once more

Boost for António Campinos as he ends the first year of his presidency; and good news, too, for USPTO head Andrei Iancu Read more

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2 October
2019
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Software IP 2019

Software is not just a thriving industry - it is an integral part of most industries and products. But as quickly as innovation flourishes, so to do the challenges facing IP experts. IAM’s third annual Software IP heads to Silicon Valley (October 2) to provide a platform for IP experts to learn about and discuss how to create value from software IP and devise new protection strategies for managing the difficulties presented by AI, open source and SaaS.

3 October
2019
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Patent Licensing 2019

While the licensing landscape remains turbulent, the opportunities available to licensors and licensees are potentially rich and fruitful. Deal makers need to craft win-win strategies to overcome the many obstacles and hurdles in the way of successful agreements. IAM’s fifth annual Patent Licensing (San Francisco, October 3) will provide licensors and licensees fundamentals, best practices and innovative techniques for negotiating win-win deals.

28-30 October
2019
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IPBC Asia 2019

Returning to Tokyo, IPBC Asia 2019 is set to be the largest yet – building on the phenomenal success of the event since its launch in 2013. IAM will maximise its extensive relationships both across Asia-Pacific and within the Japanese IP community, including our dedicated Japanese language magazine, to ensure strong attendance from the host country’s corporate IP leaders alongside the event’s core group of corporate IP leaders from right across the Asia-Pacific region.

5 November
2019
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Patent Litigation 2019

After a successful four years, IAM’s Patent Litigation (previously known as Patent Law & Policy) returns to Washington D.C. to bring together leading IP experts in both litigation and policy. Well-established as the must-attend event for anyone interested in how the legal and political climates shape the patent market, our panelists will represent a broad cross section of the patent community.

Insights

24 May 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform from March to mid-May. Read more

24 May 2019

Toyota showcases the dynamism of IP strategy in the auto sector

The giant Japanese car company has opened up a significant portion of its patent portfolio for royalty-free use as it looks to push the adoption of hybrid engine technology. Read more

1 Apr 2019

IP market news highlights

The big stories from the IAM platform in February and March. Read more

1 Apr 2019

Even as the storm clouds gather, Huawei’s enviable IP position means that it cannot be ignored in 5G

Storm clouds are gathering over the most talked about company in the telecoms sector but as we embark on a new era of mobile technology, Huawei still enjoys a number of notable advantages. Read more

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