Sony IP head interview; KIPO’s policy priorities; Meta long read; Ericsson-Huawei cross licence; Sigma-Aldrich IP chief on CRISPR-Cas9; plus much more

Everything we covered on IAM over the last seven days – and all you need to know from the global IP market to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

MONDAY 21 August

UPC case data reveals dominance of German IP professionals and firms

Data dive: The patent litigation track record of Halliburton and US Well Services as they go to trial

TUESDAY 22 August

Interview: We are seeking to use IP for less “hostile” purposes, reveals Sony IP head

UPC schedules its first substantive hearings

Judge Newman’s injunction request to proceed in US district court as she fights removal from cases


Interview: KIPO commissioner on patent policy priorities and becoming a ‘top 3’ IP nation

Long read: Meet Meta’s patents team, in which diversity strengthens strategy, acquisitions and licensing

Avanci signs up first new Broadcast licensees

THURSDAY 24 August

Weekly column: The problem with IP valuation

UPC faces first bifurcation challenge in Amgen v Sanofi/Regeneron spat

US district court rules art must have 'human authorship' to merit copyright protection

FRIDAY 25 August

Ericsson and Huawei strike SEP cross-licence deal

Interview: ‘We want to de-risk the CRISPR-Cas9 patent minefield’, says Sigma-Aldrich IP licensing boss

How to avoid the Section 101 pitfall in blockchain patenting

SATURDAY 26 August

Saturday opinion: Chief IP officers must support more female lead patent counsel in their cases

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