Computers & Software

Getting IP and antitrust right is crucial to turbocharging the US innovation economy

The DoJ’s warnings of a change in approach to SEPs raises important questions about the basis for decision-making across the government

Getting IP and antitrust right is crucial to turbocharging the US innovation economy
We’re rethinking our policy on SEPs, says senior DoJ official
7 Jun 2021

We’re rethinking our policy on SEPs, says senior DoJ official

Richard Powers, acting head of the department’s AntiTrust Division, provides strongest indication yet that the Delrahim ‘New Madison’ approach is on the way out

Increasing R&D and infrastructure investment is vital to US tech success
5 Jun 2021

Increasing R&D and infrastructure investment is vital to US tech success

If the 21st century is to be another American one, both the government and business must commit to higher spending to strengthen the foundations on which innovation is built

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4 Jun 2021

The Nokia and Daimler deal leaves key SEP questions unanswered

Tuesday’s settlement brought an end to the conflict between the two companies, but for the wider auto industry there are still any number of licensing unknowns Read more

2 Jun 2021

Apple, Facebook and Google still have work to do with inventor diversity

The Long Read: The Big Three each have a significant and prolific public record promoting DI&E within their organisations. However, writes Michael Pellegrino, a deep drill into USPTO patent data reveals that they are not yet meeting their ambitions when it comes to those doing the inventing Read more

31 May 2021

As another major Chinese corporate joins its ranks, OIN approaches an inflection point

The defensive patent community led by Keith Bergelt, that is focused on safeguarding Linux, has been so successful it could now have outgrown the reasons for its establishment Read more

28 May 2021

Court win creates posterchild for Japan’s efforts to foster patent-savvy start-ups

An Osaka-based start-up prevailed against country’s most valuable retailer in a rare domestic IP fight Read more

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15 Feb 2021

Uptrend in oppositions could spell costly delays for Indian patent applicants

Practitioners say greater attention to detail during the prosecution process can head off frivolous challenges Read more

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

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21 May 2021

Clash of major OLED competitors ends with a deal

JOLED, a Japanese consortium, and Samsung Display, the field’s dominant player, settle US lawsuits going both ways Read more

13 May 2021

Sonos secures key German court win in Google patent battle

A Hamburg court's decision to grant the smart speaker maker a preliminary injunction is a major development in the global fight between the two companies Read more

11 May 2021

Brazilian Supreme Court set to decide whether tens of thousands of patents live or die

Up to 30,000 individual grants are at risk as the country’s highest court decides whether to retroactively apply a landmark ruling it handed down last week Read more

5 May 2021

After strategic pivot video patent platform files suit against Dell

Video Labs has made its first enforcement against the giant PC business in a move that, for one of its leaders, marks a notable return to the assertion business 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