India is staring at some of the biggest opportunities in global IP

Decision to abolish troubled patent board is the right one, but policymakers should double down on reform

India is staring at some of the biggest opportunities in global IP
Xperi pushes plans for patent business separation into next year
26 Feb 2021

Xperi pushes plans for patent business separation into next year

Company puts Comcast litigation firmly in rear-view mirror while announcing $635.6 million in licensing revenue for 2020

Inside the patent holdings of the companies at the cutting edge of battery technology
26 Feb 2021

Inside the patent holdings of the companies at the cutting edge of battery technology

LG Chem, Toyota, Samsung SDI and Panasonic lead in the predominant area of lithium-ion, but solid-state is still ripe for disruption

Featured

26 Feb
2021

China’s top court hands out record trade secrets award

The $25 million ruling comes in a clash between two of the world’s biggest producers of vanillin, a synthetic alternative to vanilla Read more

25 Feb
2021

IEEE opens review of controversial patent policy

Standards body calls for “removal or revision” of factors relating to royalty calculations and injunctive relief Read more

25 Feb
2021

What life sciences businesses need to know about data commercialisation

A strategy for protecting and exploiting data is now a must for entities involved in healthcare research Read more

News

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22 Feb 2021

Boom in M&A shifts semiconductor patent landscape

Co-published A surge in activity in 2020 could lead to major IP reconfigurations in the sector Read more

21 Feb 2021

US must lead on FRAND; BlackBerry royalties don't impress markets; USPTO Director race narrows; Top IP lessons for biotech SMEs; InterDigital eyes M&A; 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

15 Feb 2021

Uptrend in oppositions could spell costly delays for Indian patent applicants

Practitioners say greater attention to detail during the prosecution process can head off frivolous challenges Read more

14 Feb 2021

No UK EPO exit; Next USPTO Director latest; New finance boosts NPEs; Foreign SEP owners take China validity hit; French delight for patent plaintiffs; 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

Analysis

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25 Feb 2021

IV taps local partners to roll out licensing programme aimed at Chinese SMEs

Intellectual Ventures is just the latest big IP market player to set its sights on China, with a new programme COO Arvin Patel says is the first of its kind Read more

24 Feb 2021

Biden nominee for Attorney General pressed on the “shambles” of 101 and SEP policy

In written questions, Senator Tillis has asked Merrick Garland to back attempts to bring new patentable subject matter cases before the Supreme Court Read more

24 Feb 2021

As technology demystifies IP, money will flow into the space like never before, says Erich Spangenberg

The long read: The enfant terrible of the patent world is as hungry as ever after his move into services with IPwe. In an exclusive interview, he talks candidly about the need to dismantle silos in the ecosystem, how AI can transform patent monetisation and investment, and which country will emerge as the world’s next IP superpower Read more

24 Feb 2021

Ericsson, Samsung spar over venue and FRAND in Wuhan court hearing

Arguing for reversal of an anti-suit injunction passed last December, Swedish company suggests “broad, severe and global” ruling could amount to forced tech transfer Read more

Events

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22 February
2021

IAM Webinar - Avoiding avoidable oppositions through attentive patent prosecution in India: the telescopic view

15:00 - 16:00 UTC

Hosted by Chadha & Chadha and Google

22-26 March
2021

IPBC Connect Spring 2021

IPBC Connect returns to Zoom for a week of high-level discussions involving the world’s leading IP experts.

From 22-26 March, IAM will be hosting more than 20 individual interactive digital sessions, each designed to facilitate the exchange of information and insight, benchmarking and the sharing of the best practice in key areas of strategic IP value creation.

Each day will start with a keynote address from a major industry figure followed by live breakout discussions lasting for a maximum of 60 minutes. These will be in a variety of formats, including masterclasses, open discussions forums, solution rooms and closed-door, invite-only boardrooms.

You can register for as many sessions as you like across the week, building your own schedule.

23 February
2021

IAM Webinar - Benchmarking your patent portfolio - the key to your patenting strategy

16:00 - 17:00 UTC

Hosted by Cipher

Insights

4 Nov 2020

Supreme Court could signal time’s up for Google’s anti-competitive IP infringement

A long-running battle with Oracle once again shines the spotlight on a pattern of alleged major IP infringements by the search giant Read more

12 Aug 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

12 Aug 2020

As the fallout from covid continues, the two IP superpowers offer different messages

While China cheers an uptick in applications, the USPTO warns of a prolonged downturn Read more

8 Jun 2020

IP Market news highlights

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