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Open source is fundamental to crypto, so we must protect it, says Square counsel

In an exclusive interview, Max Sills explains why the firm has joined the OIN and provides an update on the Crypto Open Patent Alliance

Open source is fundamental to crypto, so we must protect it, says Square counsel
With little overseas patent footprint, a Chinese battery champion faces its first litigation
10 Sep 2021

With little overseas patent footprint, a Chinese battery champion faces its first litigation

A Zhuhai company that has grown to be the world’s second largest supplier of laptop and tablet batteries faces new US patent claims as it prepares to go public

Alibaba deploys tool to provide price guidance for patents going under the hammer
31 Aug 2021

Alibaba deploys tool to provide price guidance for patents going under the hammer

Intangio, developed by valuation specialists Inngot and IP services firm Rouse, is helping insolvency practitioners set a data-driven reserve price for patent assets at bankruptcy auctions

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30 Aug 2021

IP could become a $100 billion premium market, says Aon CEO

Greg Case has been bullish about the sector for a while and if he is right it could finally mean the birth of the asset class so many have been waiting for Read more

27 Aug 2021

BlackBerry patent sale could be announced as soon as next month

Talks between the company and an unnamed group of US-based entities are progressing well with many key points, including pricing, now agreed in principle Read more

18 Aug 2021

Japan’s corporate watchdog calls for high-level emphasis on intellectual property

Changes to the country’s corporate governance code encourage boards to pay more attention to IP strategy Read more

10 Aug 2021

FC Barcelona faces possible €137 million drop in brand value in wake of Messi’s departure

The Argentine superstar is also IP-savvy, with a trademark portfolio far bigger than any of his rivals for the crown of the world's best footballer Read more

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15 Sep 2020

Confronting critical challenges, Taiwan’s tech companies must find a way to create patent value

IAM speaks with IP leaders from Foxconn, AU Optronics and others ahead of IPBC Taiwan next week Read more

16 May 2020

IP is here to stay, but everything is going to change

As IAM celebrates its 100th issue, a look back at how it all began, a fast forward to the future and a massive thank-you Read more

18 Apr 2020

Intellectual Discovery and IP Bridge sales mark the end of an era

The state-backed patent funds helped change the culture around patents in the South Korea and Japan, and now both face the task of surviving the private sector Read more

30 Mar 2020

IP-focused arbitration centre seeks to head off legal disputes caused by pandemic

Many court dockets are on hold, but IP disputes are not. Ocean Tomo and the International Arbitration Centre Tokyo think ADR can help bridge the gap Read more

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19 Jul 2021

Singapore banking on regional IP rise and dispute resolution to cement its hub status

An update to the country’s strategy recognises that facilitating ASEAN's patenting development is key Read more

29 Jun 2021

University and Big Pharma JV’s $145 million take-off is a big boost for tech transfer dealmaking

Apollo Therapeutics is an innovative biotech formed by three UK universities and three major companies, with a promising model for creating and monetising life sciences IP Read more

17 Jun 2021

Another startup taps Aon for insurance-backed IP financing

Insurance giant, which recently announced a $400m IP fund, says it has a strong pipeline of lending deals in the works Read more

4 Jun 2021

Chinese buyer of 10,000+ LED patents from LG Innotek revealed

Newly-created Suzhou Lekin Semiconductor is backed by a well-connected Chinese lighting magnate 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

29 Nov 2019

IP market news highlights

IAM’s biggest autumn reads Read more

1 Oct 2017

A round-up of IP-related quotes, observations and opinions from the recent past …

A round-up of IP-related quotes, observations and opinions from the recent past …

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1 Feb 2017

Seen and heard

A round-up of IP-related quotes, observations and opinions from the recent past …

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