Computers & Software

VVC patents are setting the secondary market on fire

Why IP rights related to the latest video codec are this year’s must-have portfolio additions

VVC patents are setting the secondary market on fire
Half of Japanese companies plan to curb patent filings, JPO says
18 Jan 2021

Half of Japanese companies plan to curb patent filings, JPO says

Patent applications yet to follow trademarks and designs in return to pre-covid levels

Samsung heats up OLED battle with Japanese upstart
11 Jan 2021

Samsung heats up OLED battle with Japanese upstart

Countersuit against JOLED follows appointment of Covington & Burling lawyer as new IP head at Korean company’s Samsung Display affiliate


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8 Jan 2021

South Korea's Intellectual Discovery is in the process of becoming a big league, mainstream NPE

A year after a major capital infusion and a change of leadership, the firm has notched some notable settlements in the US and laid the groundwork for new assertion campaigns Read more

7 Jan 2021

Touchscreen NPE settles patent suits with tech giants, including Samsung, Lenovo and Microsoft

Ireland-based Neodrón closes deal that sees litigation with a host of big name players come to an end Read more

5 Jan 2021

Intel patent disposals continue with portfolio transfer to Google

Deal follows earlier one with Sony and confirms chipmaker remains a force in the secondary market Read more

4 Jan 2021

All the China IP stories you missed over the holidays

Wuhan injunction drama was far from the only big IP news to come out of China over the festive period Read more


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18 Dec 2020

Japan’s leading corporate IP departments revealed

The country's Asia IP Elite made some big strategic shifts in 2020 as they weathered an unprecedented year Read more

17 Dec 2020

China’s top in-house IP teams revealed

In a year marked by resilience, Chinese IP giants are pushing to close the gap with overseas competitors Read more

16 Dec 2020

What you need to know about patents and the fourth industrial revolution

New EPO report reveals Samsung is the global leader however you cut it, while the US is the dominant national player Read more

14 Dec 2020

The Asia IP Elite – a shared commitment to excellence across very different markets

IAM reveals the top in-house IP teams from India, Southeast Asia and Australasia Read more


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15 Dec 2020

HEVC licensing platform Velos Media makes a change at the top

New head Greg Weiss warns of a more fractured video licensing landscape if stakeholders don’t get VVC process right Read more

11 Dec 2020

What Zoom’s meteoric rise tells us about start-ups and patents

The software company has all the characteristics of a young high-growth tech business, including a very small IP portfolio Read more

8 Dec 2020

Google signs up to leading HEVC pool as both licensee and licensor

Panasonic, ARRIS and DJI also among those to join the Access Advance platform Read more

8 Dec 2020

China’s bitcoin unicorn leveraging patents to stay on top of its market

Bitmain is  a world leader and looks to be using its IP portfolio to stay that way Read more


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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

IP Market news highlights

IAM’s biggest spring reads Read more