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China’s top IP court delivers novel patent ruling as first term nears end

The Supreme People’s Court IP Tribunal gave the final word on both validity and infringement in a case involving LG Electronics – a first in China’s bifurcated system

China’s top IP court delivers novel patent ruling as first term nears end
10 Dec 2019

Breaking: Microsoft IP head announces he’s leaving for pastures new

Erich Andersen to take job as GC at another company after more than five years in top role; no indication yet of replacement

7 Dec 2019

The Indian government must act now to end IPAB dysfunction

A “national embarrassment” that is causing significant harm to India’s IP reputation should either be reformed as a matter of urgency or abolished

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5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

3 Dec 2019

China rolls out blacklist for patent offenders

New initiative could strengthen rights holders’ tools for compelling enforcement of Chinese court decisions – a continuing challenge Read more

29 Nov 2019

China’s ByteDance launches first smartphone amidst US government scrutiny

Beijing-based company is expanding from software to hardware, but video app TikTok’s runaway stateside success has put a target on its back Read more

20 Nov 2019

More Data Business Congress speakers revealed

Microsoft and Intel provide the keynotes; with senior leaders from a wide range of companies confirmed to participate in groundbreaking event Read more

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31 Oct 2019

IAM honours Asia’s IP leaders

The winners of our annual Asia IP Elite awards for the teams, deal and individual of the year were revealed before a sold-out crowd at IPBC Asia 2019 Read more

26 Oct 2019

Japan is the unheralded centre of Asia’s patent market

Long-term filing declines and a staid litigation environment mask the fact that the patent strategies pursued by the country’s elite companies are becoming more aggressive and dynamic Read more

30 Sep 2019

Europe and Latin America moving to marriage, but IP could be grounds for divorce

The recent trade accord agreed in principle between the EU and Mercosur promises to deliver significant benefits, but political controversies around issues such as data protection and SPCs mean that the deal is not yet sealed Read more

25 Sep 2019

Copyright clarification from Europe’s top court

Judges at the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered good news for designers in their Cofomel decision earlier this month Read more

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19 Nov 2019

IBM, Microsoft, the Linux Foundation and OIN join forces to counter open source threat

Quartet announce that they are set to be founder members of Unified Patents’ new zone to tackle potential of NPE action against heart of software community Read more

19 Nov 2019

Second listing sees Alibaba on firmer IP footing

The e-commerce giant prices its Hong Kong offering this week. Five years after its NYSE debut, it has a more formidable patent portfolio and new IP-based alliances Read more

18 Nov 2019

A seismic cert – what to watch out for following the Supreme Court’s decision to hear Google v Oracle

Another Federal Circuit reversal, the search for a middle ground, one-time IP rivals united and more as SCOTUS gets ready for a copyright blockbuster Read more

30 Oct 2019

Perfecting your ITC strategy

Getting up to speed on recent developments at the Commission and tips on how to keep control of costs in 337 investigations Read more

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