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Help us to identify the world's leading IP strategists

The research process for the IAM Strategy 300 2021 is now underway and we are inviting nominations as we decide who should be included

Help us to identify the world's leading IP strategists
To educate lawyers who change the world, we cannot let this crisis go to waste
24 Oct 2020

To educate lawyers who change the world, we cannot let this crisis go to waste

As the covid-19 pandemic continues to upend education in the US and beyond, there is an opportunity to create a new normal in how IP is taught, says Megan Carpenter, Dean of the Franklin Pierce School of Law

Why IP experts remain absent from the business top table
13 Oct 2020

Why IP experts remain absent from the business top table

All too often, those responsible for building, managing and protecting corporate portfolios are still excluded from the overall decision-making process

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12 Oct 2020

External ownership of law firms could herald an IP revolution but clients will need to be convinced

With Arizona and Utah relaxing rules, investors, service providers and lawyers themselves wonder if more states will follow suit - and see plenty of opportunities if they do Read more

12 Oct 2020

What world class IP management looks like

On top of high-quality, day-to-day performance in areas such as prosecution, litigation and licensing, there are three essential elements an in-house function requires to be part of the elite Read more

7 Oct 2020

Aon launches potentially game-changing IP financing initiative with $100 million loan to agritech company

“This is the first time you have had the financial industry and the insurance industry come together to create this much capital backed solely by IP,” says CEO Lee Read more

7 Oct 2020

UK court says AI may be inventive, but cannot be an inventor

The country’s IP Office was right not to grant the DABUS patent applications, judge rules Read more

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3 Oct 2020

When it comes to tackling gender equality in IP, saying the present is better than the past is not enough

An IPBC Connect discussion among leading women in Asia’s patent professions, focusing on equality between the sexes in the region’s major jurisdictions, showed the way forward – but left one Millennial attendee still wanting more Read more

25 Jul 2020

As IP moves up Canada’s national agenda, other countries should follow suit

Trio of initiatives shows the country means business and the risk of a global economic downturn means similar moves may also become an important part of recovery plans elsewhere Read more

11 Jul 2020

Reporting serious allegations made against the WIPO director general was not fake news, it was essential

The agency's outgoing head Francis Gurry has hit out at media coverage of complaints made against him by his deputy, but the real problem was a total lack of transparency in how the affair was handled Read more

4 Jul 2020

Facebook campaign highlights the power of brands, but activism is not risk-free

Consumers like companies that make stands and support causes. Authenticity is all, though; bandwagon jumpers will pay the price Read more

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5 Oct 2020

How the Supreme Court can get it right for software innovation in Google v Oracle

With oral arguments due to take place this week, Mozilla IP counsel believes the court's justices have the chance to fuel innovation and competition in tech industry Read more

24 Sep 2020

Chinese EV makers get serious about patents

Startups that have listed in the US and China look more like Tesla than Nikola from an IP portfolio perspective Read more

19 Sep 2020

Google’s anticompetitive infringement of IP reduces innovation

Ahead of the company’s pivotal Supreme Court case against Oracle, a former GHW Bush Administration official outlines what he believes to be a deliberate strategy to appropriate the work of first-movers Read more

27 Aug 2020

Ant Group touts strong patent position as it unveils business to investors

Filing documents detail IP strategy of the Alipay operator, which is preparing what could be the biggest IPO in history Read more

Insights

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8 Jun 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM Read more

30 Mar 2012

The 2012 inductees into the IP Hall of Fame

The IP Hall of Fame was established in 2006 to identify
and honour the individuals who have helped to establish
intellectual property as one of the key business assets of the 21 century.

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30 Sep 2011

It’s time for European IP owners to meet the pirate challenge head-on

The Pirate Party’s stunning
success in a key German
election held in September
sets IP owners in Europe a
challenge that they cannot
afford to duck

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6 Apr 2010

There is more IP litigation in China than anywhere else on earth

The IAM blog (www.iamblog.
com) is updated four
or five times a week and
currently has a regular
readership of around 9,000
unique users, who visit the site
an average of three times a
month. In this series, some of
the blog’s most popular posts
are reproduced in the Insight
section of IAM magazine,
along with the responses that
they generated.

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Anette Romare
European Patent Attorney
Gothenburg, Sweden
Valea AB