An exclusive analysis of patent litigation statistics from across the whole of China in 2016 reveals that contrary to popular belief, foreign parties are doing extremely well in both infringement and validity battles
IAM and ktMINE have joined forces to create the IAM/ktMINE US Patent 100 – a list of the 100 entities with the biggest active US patent portfolios. Although US companies make up most of this year’s group, Asian companies hold most of the patents
Andrei Iancu finally began his stint as US Patent and Trademark Office director in February and sat down with IAM for his first interview shortly after. With the US patent system still in considerable flux, he faces one of the most daunting tasks in the IP world today
The operating model is the key factor that separates the best from the rest when it comes to using intellectual property to establish and leverage competitive advantages. Operating models have four pillars, which can prove key differentiators
LiDAR has emerged as a foundational technology in the race to develop self-driving cars. Whoever owns the relevant intellectual property in this area looks set to have a significant edge in the new sector
Artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning are touted by many and understood by few. But their impact on the practice of IP management and the patent system itself will be major
Changes in how you watch movies, stream TV and use video chat are on the way. These will fundamentally affect the economics of how content is delivered to you, as well as the way that the patents underpinning the enabling technology are licensed
Political rhetoric has thrust trade secrets misappropriation into the spotlight. New legislation around the world means that rights holders have never had more options for enforcing their rights.