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

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

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  

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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

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

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

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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

17 Jun 2019

Why it's time for the world of patents to embrace diversity and gender equality

Special IAM boardroom session at IPBC Global 2019 focuses on how to get more women involved in senior positions in the global IP market - and why everyone will win when it happens Read more

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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

20 Jun 2019

US tells WTO to hit pause on China IP complaint

Suspension of the probe may not herald a broader deal, but it does underscore the significant legislative concessions China has made on tech transfer and other IP issues Read more

19 Jun 2019

Nokia appoints new head of its billion euro licensing business

Jenni Lukander takes over as president of Nokia Technologies as Finnish telco re-shapes its senior leadership team Read more

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16-18 June
2019
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IPBC Global 2019

The leading gathering of global IP decision makers and thought-leaders returns to Boston! As the fourth industrial revolution gathers pace, IPBC Global’s 2019 programme explores the key IP issues this new era of change and innovation presents for corporate leaders, policy makers, investors, the legal profession and third-party service providers.

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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