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Below the radar, a changing of the guard at Apple

Long-time chief IP Counsel BJ Watrous quietly left the position at the end of last year to be replaced by former lead patent counsel

Below the radar, a changing of the guard at Apple
17 Jun 2019

IPBC Global 2019 – Day One highlights

All the big stories from the first full day of the world’s pre-eminent conference about IP value creation

17 Jun 2019

Why it's time for the world of patents to embrace diversity and gender equality

Special IAM boardroom session at IPBC Global 2019 focuses on how to get more women involved in senior positions in the global IP market - and why everyone will win when it happens

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10 Jun 2019

Rare Panasonic assertion targets Taiwanese laptop maker

Osaka-based firm seeks to fend off Toughbook rival with design rights, a field of IP that Japanese policymakers are seeking to boost with legislative IP reforms currently under consideration Read more

3 Jun 2019

Deloitte makes major IP play with acquisition of top advisory

Big Four firm closes deal to acquire UK-based ClearView in a further sign that IP value creation is moving to the centre of the corporate agenda  Read more

3 Jun 2019

Shenzhen-based operating company tapped to license foreign pool's China rights

Netac’s own killer patent is set to expire later this year. But according to demand letters circulating Chinese media, the memory maker's IP team is now partnering with a patent pool formed by Panasonic, Toshiba and SanDisk Read more

1 Jun 2019

A rotten Apple standard

In a blistering opinion piece, former Vringo chief legal officer David Cohen accuses the iPhone giant of deliberately plotting to destroy SEP licensing Read more

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27 May 2019

Kevin Rivette: what people still get wrong about Rembrandts in the Attic

Twenty years since the publication of his seminal book, the renowned IP thinker explains why some of its messages still don’t hit home Read more

22 May 2019

The latest developments from this year's INTA meeting

Our final instalment of news, gossip, views and analysis from the world's biggest IP event, now winding down in Boston   Read more

21 May 2019

All the news from the world's biggest IP event

The annual INTA meeting is now in full swing in Boston, with over 11,000 delegates in attendance. Not surprisingly, there is a lot going on Read more

20 May 2019

The INTA annual meeting kicks off in Boston

An inside look at all the big stories from the opening two days of the world’s biggest IP event Read more

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13 May 2019

ASEAN’s largest market is its most problematic for patent owners

Annuity debt, use requirements still plague rights holders in Indonesia with few signs of improvement Read more

10 May 2019

Bringing video game IP to China: big risks, big payoff

Nintendo has reached a deal with Tencent to bring its lucrative IP to China. It is well-positioned to succeed where other game companies have faltered Read more

7 May 2019

Faraday Future seeks lifeline from $1.25 billion IP valuation

Cash-strapped electric vehicle start-up hopes to attract much-needed funding after Houlihan Lokey estimate of the value of its portfolio, which includes tech, patents and trademarks  Read more

30 Apr 2019

Subsidy cuts will spark tech and patent competition in China's crowded EV market

Beijing is slashing handouts for electric vehicle purchases, setting up a reckoning for domestic competitors in a crowded market. Technology will be crucial to survival, and IP strategy will be more important than ever Read more