LOT loses its first member, but another auto leader signs up

Major supplier backs out just months after joining; however, Toyota confirmed as new member adding another major carmaker to the defensive network’s ranks

LOT loses its first member, but another auto leader signs up
23 Jan 2020

Indian court sends conflicting signals in AstraZeneca disputes

The High Court of Delhi has taken inconsistent positions on issues of evergreening and genus/species patents in case that goes to heart of protections available to life sciences companies

23 Jan 2020

Vivo joins ranks of top Chinese patentees

Homegrown smartphone firm increasingly targeted by licensors has upped its research output in recent years

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22 Jan
2020

Advocacy fight in Europe points to new battleground over patent litigation

Big Tech letter to EU commissioner highlighting danger of "trolls", and the response to it, demonstrate ongoing friction between SEP owners and implementers Read more

22 Jan
2020

As IP litigation soars in China the focus falls on courts’ capacity to cope

New suits have grown exponentially since 2015 while under pressure judges find themselves highly coveted law firm recruitment targets Read more

22 Jan
2020

HTC notches Chinese court wins

Low payout underlines challenge of showing damages in country, and raises question of whether Taiwanese company will go after bigger players Read more

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19 Jan 2020

IBM joins LOT; EPO confirms CRISPR-Cas9 rejection; China IP head faces bribe trial; Volvo CIPO made tech fund boss; US media’s patent narrative shift; 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

18 Jan 2020

How Sonos’s case against Google could help shift the US patent narrative

Coverage of the speaker pioneer’s suit highlights shift in the way the general media engages with IP issues Read more

16 Jan 2020

Breaking: EPO Board of Appeal upholds invalidation of Broad’s CRISPR-Cas9 patent

Surprise move means Enlarged Board will not now be asked to consider key questions that were referred to it yesterday Read more

15 Jan 2020

The world's top private practice patent lawyers and attorneys reveal the secrets of their success - and much more

The first IAM Global Leaders publication runs interviews with internationally-respected practitioners who, among other things, talk the future, the past, deal-making, practice management and how to meet changing client demands  Read more

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21 Jan 2020

InterDigital throws spotlight on its licensing practices in groundbreaking transparency push

Wireless SEP licensor releases treasure trove of information including details of its portfolio, royalty rate structure and its commitment to using arbitration to settle disputes Read more

21 Jan 2020

Four trends that will shape life sciences IP deal-making in 2020

After a record-breaking 2019, here are the key value-creation issues to look out for in the new decade Read more

21 Jan 2020

Vietnam's 5G ambitions put IP environment in focus

A state-run telecom's claim to be producing its own networking gear is the latest indication that there are opportunities for IP-based collaboration in a fast growing tech market Read more

20 Jan 2020

MPEG LA forms new patent pool covering dominant wireless charging technology

The Qi portfolio will offer licences to IP rights owned by a quartet of companies, including Philips and Robert Bosch 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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