Energy and natural resources

Tesla transactions show that patents matter in research collaboration and M&A

Recent recordals show the electric car maker has cut a deal with Panasonic, assimilated a large portfolio of solar rights and gained assets via M&A deals

Tesla transactions show that patents matter in research collaboration and M&A
Mitsubishi Electric steps up patent dealmaking activity
27 May 2021

Mitsubishi Electric steps up patent dealmaking activity

Japan’s biggest PCT filer has been selling off assets, spurring litigation in multiple sectors

Jason Ding to move on from role as Huawei’s IP chief
24 May 2021

Jason Ding to move on from role as Huawei’s IP chief

Long-time company insider set to take over the top job in a low-key transition

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17 May 2021

Hyundai supplier promises big patent investments

Korean parts supplier Hyundai Mobis is only the latest Asian auto giant that is focusing more on its IP portfolio Read more

12 May 2021

Australian government unveils patent box tax regime as part of upcoming budget

New scheme is aimed at encouraging biotech innovation, and follows years of industry warnings about offshoring of intellectual property Read more

28 Apr 2021

China bill moving through US Senate would create list of ‘IP violators’

The Strategic Competition Act of 2021 could also see increased use of sanctions to combat IP theft Read more

23 Apr 2021

Facebook, HPE and Microsoft announce Low-Carbon Patent Pledge

Tech trio see initiative as a way to help accelerate adoption of green technologies Read more

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14 Dec 2020

The Asia IP Elite – a shared commitment to excellence across very different markets

IAM reveals the top in-house IP teams from India, Southeast Asia and Australasia Read more

12 Sep 2020

It’s the PTAB, stupid

Whether the US chooses four more years of Donald Trump or Joe Biden replaces him, big tech's assault on the PTO shows where the patent policy battle lines are being drawn Read more

7 Jul 2020

A patent's journey from IAM Market to Facebook v BlackBerry

Analysis shows that assets listed on the platform sell at a higher rate than average, while they are also litigated more often Read more

11 Jun 2020

We name the world's top patent lawyers, attorneys, practices and firms

The 2020 edition of the IAM Patent 1000 features in-depth analysis of the markets in 48 key jurisdictions and is based on thousands of submissions, interviews and client references Read more

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19 Apr 2021

Trio of oil and gas lawsuits mark the sector as one to watch for patent assertion

US Well Services and DynaEnergetics accuse rivals of infringement, underscoring how the industry has boomed on the back of advances in tech Read more

25 Mar 2021

Sector deep dive: Electrical

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25 Mar 2021

Top US patent filers: positions 1 to 100

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25 Mar 2021

China’s top 100 patent filers: positions 34 to 66

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12 Aug 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

12 Aug 2020

As the fallout from covid continues, the two IP superpowers offer different messages

While China cheers an uptick in applications, the USPTO warns of a prolonged downturn Read more

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

1 Apr 2019

IP market news highlights

The big stories from the IAM platform in February and March. Read more