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No strings Covid-19 IP pledge initiative underlines delicate balance biopharma businesses must strike

“It’s not perfect but it’s something,” admits co-founder, as rights owners face growing pressure to waive their rights in face of pandemic

No strings Covid-19 IP pledge initiative underlines delicate balance biopharma businesses must strike
IP-focused arbitration centre seeks to head off legal disputes caused by pandemic
30 Mar 2020

IP-focused arbitration centre seeks to head off legal disputes caused by pandemic

Many court dockets are on hold, but IP disputes are not. Ocean Tomo and the International Arbitration Centre Tokyo think ADR can help bridge the gap

From the <em>IAM </em>archive – corporate IP success stories
27 Mar 2020

From the IAM archive – corporate IP success stories

The inside story on how TD Bank, Dolby Labs, LinkedIn, Siam Cement, Rockwell Collins and Google built strategies to maximise the value of their assets

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26 Mar 2020

Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey

Help us to identify the key trends currently shaping the global IP market Read more

26 Mar 2020

Trade secrets not akin to property in India, says Delhi High Court

The recent decision highlights patchy protection in India and highlights potential pitfalls in know-how licensing Read more

19 Mar 2020

Final call for IP Hall of Fame 2020 nominations

You have until the end of the week to put forward names for consideration Read more

18 Mar 2020

Hytera’s big court loss underlines DTSA risk to Chinese firms

Case provides an early confirmation that the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 will be interpreted to reach actions in foreign countries Read more

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13 Mar 2020

Hytera: TRO in Motorola trade secrets case could hamper coronavirus response

US company that won $764m jury verdict last month says it can meet global demand with interoperable radio products Read more

6 Mar 2020

Notice of postponement - IPBC Europe 2020 and IP Risk Management Europe 2020

New dates for both events, which had been scheduled to take place in the last week of March, will be announced as soon as possible Read more

25 Feb 2020

Compete, monetise, abandon: the strategic path to IP value

Getting to know what is in your portfolio – and why – is the first step to making the most of it Read more

22 Feb 2020

It’s time to take a different approach to appointing the USPTO head

Taking a longer term view would bring consistency and might help US innovation policy at a time of rising tech competition from China and elsewhere Read more

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11 Mar 2020

Supreme Court order restarts Indian patent appeals

After some foot-dragging by the government, Justice Manmohan Singh is given six months to continue clearing a crushing backlog of IP Appeals Board cases Read more

7 Mar 2020

Daren Tang must seize Asia’s first chance to run the global IP system

After a bruising WIPO director-general election process, Singaporean nominee’s first priority should be to build bridges between the US and China Read more

27 Feb 2020

India Inc's increasing exposure to the licensing world poses big challenges

Reliance Industries, Wipro and other tech players discussed the barriers to getting an out-licensing programme up and running at IPBC India in Bengaluru Read more

25 Feb 2020

Despite a drop-off in deal numbers, 2019 was a great year for biopharma IP owners

Last year’s M&A and licensing figures suggest that there is a sellers' market in many types of life sciences assets Read more

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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

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com) is updated four
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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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