Breaking: Microsoft IP head announces he’s leaving the company

Erich Andersen due to depart after more than five years in top role; no indication yet of replacement

Breaking: Microsoft IP head announces he’s leaving the company
10 Dec 2019

How the threat of unsold rights, the rise of the in-house dealmaker and a revolution in analytics are re-shaping the IP deals market

As IAM releases this year's brokered patent market survey one of its authors digs deep into the current climate for transactions and explains why some of the grunt work of five years ago is a thing of the past

10 Dec 2019

What we have learned from the early years of biosimilar litigation

IAM looks at the trends – in terms of the patent dance, IP thickets, settlements and decisions – that have shaped US disputes so far

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10 Dec
2019

Market still waiting on antitrust IP signals from Beijing

At an event held last week, competition insiders identified several IP questions on which disagreement remains among China’s trustbusters Read more

9 Dec
2019

Healthcare and pharma sector sees most patent deals activity in Q3 in the US 

Latest data shows Global Foundries, IV and Seiko among top sellers; NPEs the top buyers, with Samsung, Pinterest and BBK Electronics also among the leaders Read more

9 Dec
2019

Identifying opportunities in the 5G landscape

The next generation of mobile communication looks set to kick off a technological revolution across a range of sectors. Understanding the IP terrain will be crucial for those companies seeking to profit Read more

News

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8 Dec 2019

Ericsson wins big at CAFC; Fish & Richardson tops patent litigation ranking; Uber IP head moves to Lenovo; China creates patent offenders blacklist; Avanci seals Volvo Cars deal; 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

7 Dec 2019

The Indian government must act now to end IPAB dysfunction

A “national embarrassment” that is causing significant harm to India’s IP reputation should either be reformed as a matter of urgency or abolished Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

5 Dec 2019

Auto IP stakeholders in Asia call for peace, prepare for war

Huawei, Nokia and top Japanese brands discussed the licensing conflicts confronting the industry in front of a packed room in Shanghai Read more

Analysis

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9 Dec 2019

Examination agreement between Japan and India steers clear of life sciences

The two countries inaugurated a Patent Prosecution Highway scheme last week, but it will be one-way traffic when it comes to pharma rights Read more

6 Dec 2019

Federal Circuit TCL v Ericsson decision leaves licensing community wanting more

A big win for the Swedish company but the CAFC judges did not tackle many of the most controversial aspects of the original judgment, so leaving multiple questions unanswered Read more

6 Dec 2019

Fish & Richardson tops list of firms that the US patent elite use for litigation

More than half the companies that make up the IAM/ktMINE listing of the entities with the biggest US portfolios have instructed Fish lawyers to represent them in district court disputes over the course of the last decade Read more

6 Dec 2019

Chinese memory upstart secures DRAM patents in hybrid deal with WiLAN

CXMT picks up former Qimonda rights at a time when Beijing government is prioritising creation of national champions Read more

Events

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3-4 February
2020
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Data Business Congress 2020

By focusing on the data creation, management and value creation lifecycle, the inaugural Data Business Congress will deliver cutting edge intelligence and analysis of the key data issues confronting companies as 5G begins to roll-out and the Internet of Things continues to build.

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.

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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