Defensive Aggregation

IP Bridge goes private in management-led buyout

Public-private fund INCJ exits investment, ending government involvement in the Japanese IP monetisation business run by Minoru Fujiki (pictured)

IP Bridge goes private in management-led buyout
Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan
27 Mar 2020

Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan

The IP community expected a re-vamped patent strategy from the Silicon Valley giant after it poached key members of Google’s patent team a few years back. Lo and Chan haven’t disappointed.

Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey
26 Mar 2020

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

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26 Mar 2020

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase

Profit is the top priority as patent fund goes private under a new CEO who is also its biggest shareholder Read more

20 Mar 2020

IBM tops the 2019 dealmaking charts with Global Foundries, Samsung and IV all featuring

Four Big Blue deals among the largest transactions of the year; AST, Pure Storage and a group of NPEs dominate on the buyside Read more

19 Mar 2020

Dealmaking broadly flat in 2019 but big drop in number of assets changing hands

Healthcare and pharma sector sees jump in activity in a market that remains dominated by operating companies on the buy and sell sides 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

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18 Mar 2020

Help us map the latest developments in the global IP market

There’s not long left to answer our annual IP benchmarking survey 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

18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

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

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9 Mar 2020

Unified Patents hires former Nokia IP exec for new consulting arm

Defensive patent player brings in Craig Thompson and launches separate operation to advise companies across a range of issues with SEP/FRAND licensing likely to loom large Read more

9 Mar 2020

Samsung set to leave MPEG-LA pool for HEVC patents

Top patent owner in the video space chooses HEVC Advance, which recently added Toshiba and KT corporation as new licensors Read more

6 Mar 2020

Small Chinese vendors in new NPE’s crosshairs

Patent previously linked to prolific litigator Brian Yates is deployed against four Alibaba.com traders from China Read more

2 Mar 2020

Healthcare and pharma slips in latest patent deals numbers but data still points to bumper 2019 for sector

Transaction activity drops in fourth quarter; IBM, Fortress, Acacia and AT&T all feature among top dealmakers; industrials the busiest sector, software fails to regain top spot Read more

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4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

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