Increasing diversity in innovation – a call to action

If the US is to compete successfully with China and the rest of the world it must make use of all the talent at its disposal – and that means ensuring more women get to the cutting edge of the invention process

Increasing diversity in innovation – a call to action
How Roche, Bristol-Myers and Pfizer use M&A to strengthen their patent positions
11 Jun 2021

How Roche, Bristol-Myers and Pfizer use M&A to strengthen their patent positions

The pharmaceutical sector has always been hot on dealmaking and the most active players continue to make serious portfolio gains in terms of volume and quality

Germany’s automatic injunction regime for patent cases looks set to end
11 Jun 2021

Germany’s automatic injunction regime for patent cases looks set to end

Bundestag vote means the introduction of a proportionately test is almost certain, but in practice that may not mean much change – at least for now

Featured

11 Jun
2021

How China views its place in the SEP world

At a conference in China, key judicial figures and licensing executives grapple with the major legal and business questions of the moment Read more

10 Jun
2021

Getting IP and antitrust right is crucial to turbocharging the US innovation economy

The DoJ’s warnings of a change in approach to SEPs raises important questions about the basis for decision-making across the government Read more

10 Jun
2021

Post-Brexit, the UK is poised to become a global biosimilars hotspot

Regulatory developments and changing attitudes at the courts make the country an increasingly attractive jurisdiction in which to launch products Read more

News

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6 Jun 2021

Nokia seals Daimler licence deal; Xiaomi’s $1bn royalty spend; TiVo beats RPX to video IP; Major patent shake-up in China; IPBC Global set for Seattle; 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

5 Jun 2021

Increasing R&D and infrastructure investment is vital to US tech success

If the 21st century is to be another American one, both the government and business must commit to higher spending to strengthen the foundations on which innovation is built Read more

2 Jun 2021

IPBC Global all set to return as an in-person event in 2021

The world’s pre-eminent conference about the business of IP will take place at the Hyatt Regency in Seattle this November Read more

30 May 2021

Germany top for patent plaintiffs; Huawei IP head moves on; Amgen’s $40bn SCOTUS win; Ericsson Samsung deal analysis; USPTO leads on diversity; 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

Analysis

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10 Jun 2021

China’s “overly broad” junk patent dragnet could snare legitimate filings

The IPO takes issue with rules proposed by the Chinese patent office to filter out 'abnormal' applications Read more

9 Jun 2021

Research confirms trade secret protection now a major boardroom issue

Multi-jurisdictional survey of over 300 senior executives in six industries identifies cybersecurity and employee leaks as the two major vulnerabilities Read more

9 Jun 2021

What critics get right about forced tech transfer in China – and where they miss the mark

The Long Read: The Chinese IP landscape is much more nuanced and complex than many commentators give it credit for. Dan Prud’homme has spent a number of years in the country observing developments. In an exclusive interview, he debunks various myths and explains why businesses, both domestic and foreign, need to look past lazy and out-of-date stereotypes Read more

9 Jun 2021

Battle over aircraft start-up shows why Chinese investments fuel IP fears

Investors file Delaware lawsuit in bid to block IP deal with Chinese company Read more

Events

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9 June
2021

IAM Webinar - Recent Trends in Post Grant Practice

Much has changed before the PTAB since IPRs became available on September 16, 2012. During this webinar we will take a current look at discretionary denials under 35 U.S.C. §§ 314(a) and 325(d) (including administrative challenges to the PTAB’s NHK/Fintiv factors), motion to amend practice, a petitioner’s standing to appeal an adverse IPR determination, and historical statistics on the prevalence and success rates for anticipation and obviousness arguments.

4-5 October
2021

IPBC Europe 2021

Risk free registration now open – the European IP market’s leaders will get back together again in Dublin from 4 to 5 October 2021

Being held at the prestigious Shelbourne Hotel, the event will once again be Europe’s leading gathering of senior corporate IP professionals from companies of all sizes.

14-16 November
2021

IPBC Global 2021

IPBC Global will bring the world’s IP business leaders back together again in 2021 when it reconvenes in Seattle, the fastest growing tech hub in the USA and home to some of the most innovative businesses on the planet.

From 14 to 16 November 2021, attendees at the world’s leading IP event will enjoy unsurpassed networking and deal-making opportunities, as well as the chance to join high-level discussion around the key challenges facing those responsible for developing IP business strategies now and into the future.

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

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