Huge portfolio of Nokia assets about to hit the market in test for investor appetite for IP

“Largest open market patent deal in telecoms since Nortel” will reveal extent of secondary market’s slow recovery

Huge portfolio of Nokia assets about to hit the market in test for investor appetite for IP
14 Dec 2018

Vingroup takes Qualcomm 5G licence as it seeks to put Vietnamese smartphones on the map

Vietnam’s most valuable listed company launches its first handsets in Ho Chi Minh City today, just days after announcing 51% stake in Spanish electronics firm BQ

13 Dec 2018

It's Spangenberg v Zur in a patent clash for the ages

The battle over revenue share in licensing of multi-million dollar asset comes to light after Fortress brings infringement suit against Amazon

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13 Dec
2018

IP talent is one the most sought-after intellectual assets in China

Job market figures in China show huge demand for IP professionals, but educators and tech companies say good help is hard to find Read more

12 Dec
2018

Supreme Court of India set to rule in crucial plant innovation dispute

The decision in Monsanto’s appeal against the revocation of a key patent right could have profound implications on the ability to protect agro-biotech inventions in India Read more

11 Dec
2018

SEP owners find more reason to cheer latest DOJ injunctions proposal and promise of heightened SSO scrutiny

Despite proposed new statement, question remains over the extent to which Makan Delrahim’s FRAND policy will find approval with the man likely to be the next Attorney General Read more

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11 Dec 2018

Revealed: the Chinese patents that earned Qualcomm an iPhone injunction

IAM uncovers the patents-in-suit, runs down the two sides’ validity wins and losses so far, and provides much more analysis of yesterday's shock preliminary injunction in the Intermediate People's Court of Fuzhou Read more

9 Dec 2018

All the action from IPBC Asia 2018; a big-name Google patent departure; deep dive into Boston Scientific and BTG portfolios; plus much more

Your essential Sunday reading: a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform in the past week - as well as links to each one Read more

4 Dec 2018

All the action from the final day of IPBC Asia 2018

This year's event in Shanghai has now come to an end. It's been a great couple of days, including the IP Asia Elite Gala Dinner and Awards held last night Read more

3 Dec 2018

IPBC Asia Day One report - all the highlights from another sell-out event

How Chinese courts will rule the patent world; Qualcomm's 5G licensing spree; don't jail trolls, says former supreme court judge; patent sales are on the up; plus a whole lot more from a wet, but spectacular, Shanghai Pudong Read more

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10 Dec 2018

Chinese injunction gives Qualcomm sorely needed litigation boost in fight with Apple

News comes just weeks before oral arguments are due to get underway in chip maker’s case against Federal Trade Commission Read more

10 Dec 2018

Seiko Epson makes more big disposals

Former collaboration partner E Ink picks up nearly 800 patents; assignments reveal almost as many rights sold to OLED startup last year Read more

7 Dec 2018

Any attempts at 101 reform must deal with a Silicon Valley sized problem

Closed door meeting on Capitol Hill looks to set the agenda for patent legislation in next Congress Read more

7 Dec 2018

Boston Scientific enhances its patent portfolio with BTG acquisition

An in-depth analysis shows that the American medical device manufacturer may not gain much in terms of quantity from its $4 billion purchase, but that the British healthcare company’s IP assets will boost its peripheral interventional offerings Read more

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13 Nov
2018
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Patent Law & Policy 2018

In the past three years IAM’s Patent Law & Policy has established itself as the leading Washington DC event for anyone interested in how the legal and political climates shape the patent market. As well as considering what has happened in the field, this event analyses recent developments and the impact they could have on future proceedings.

2-4 Dec
2018
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IPBC Asia 2018

The Asia-Pacific region is cementing its position as the focus point for the international IP market as its rapid development drives deal making, IP investment and litigation trends. Against this background, IAM is pleased to be returning to Shanghai for the sixth IPBC Asia, hosted at the Ritz-Carlton Pudong on December 2 to 4 2018.

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

30 Nov 2018

IP market news highlights

Some of the major stories carried on the IAM platform in October and November. Read more

30 Nov 2018

After years of setting the patent agenda Silicon Valley is now playing defence

The USPTO director’s explicit rejection of the ‘troll’ narrative and the departure of key Congressional backers mean that big technology companies find themselves in the unusual position of not being in control of the US IP policy-making narrative. Read more

27 Sep 2018

A Brexit IP issue with serious political consequences

The UPC and EU trademarks will not inflame any Brexit passions among those outside the IP bubble, but geographical indications are a different matter altogether Read more

27 Sep 2018

IP market news highlights

Some of the major stories carried on the www.IAM-media.com platform in August and September Read more

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