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Tencent appoints IP industry veteran to top policy role

Obama administration IP czar Danny Marti takes up senior position with the Chinese tech and media powerhouse

Tencent appoints IP industry veteran to top policy role
New IP division at Delhi High Court is another step forward for Indian patent litigation
9 Jul 2021

New IP division at Delhi High Court is another step forward for Indian patent litigation

Judges announced for new bench that will handle patent office appeals as well as infringement litigation

Microsoft gets new IP head following Yokoyama move
8 Jul 2021

Microsoft gets new IP head following Yokoyama move

Company veteran replaces departing chief, who takes charge of cloud and AI legal operation

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16 Jun 2021

Why a two-speed corporate IP function is the way to keep up with digital

The Long Read: Re-engineering in-house teams to meet the new challenges posed by the rapidly evolving digital environment does not have to involve a wholesale teardown of existing structures, argue Jens Bordin and Karin Lersten of Konsert Strategy & IP. Instead, it could be more of a directed evolution Read more

3 May 2021

New report lays bare the worrying extent of the UK's IP malaise

British companies lag their competitors on a number of measures, as well as on business investment in R&D, according to research published today Read more

15 Apr 2021

How India can chart a course to IP leadership

Top voices from industry and private practice reckon with the strengths and weaknesses of country’s IP environment Read more

14 Apr 2021

How mapping IP and other intangibles can drive business value

The long read: Charting the value of intellectual assets can be difficult, writes Deloitte's Tim Heberden, but there are ways of showing their role as the drivers of revenue, efficiency and risk, and even in locating the value flows between them Read more

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28 Oct 2020

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 Read more

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 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

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

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13 Apr 2021

The SCOTUS Oracle v Google decision reflects the reality of how the software industry works, claims Lemley

The justice's landmark ruling greenlights search giant’s use of Sun Java API in a judgment that brought delight to many, but raised concerns for some copyright owners Read more

6 Apr 2021

Senator Tillis: next USPTO head can’t bring the “death squad” back to the agency

In an exclusive interview, the influential US legislator reveals his tier-one IP priorities and explains why Tiffany Cunningham looks like the right CAFC pick Read more

31 Mar 2021

Legislators tell the White House that IP must move up the to-do list

After letter from Senators Leahy and Tillis telling President Biden to pick up the pace of appointments, Hill source tells IAM that IP needs to be seen as a tier one priority Read more

24 Mar 2021

Korean royalty gap widens as tech giants pay more patent fees

Country’s central bank says conglomerates’ patent licensing obligations drove big swing in national balance of IP payments Read more

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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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