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LOT’s expanding membership in China indicates rising NPE worry

In addition to the big names, defensive network is attracting China-focused companies that have never faced assertion in US courts 

LOT’s expanding membership in China indicates rising NPE worry
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

28 Nov 2019

Apple’s IP chief takes top place in this year’s IAM Market Makers list

Jeff Myers heads the 40-strong selection of the global dealmaking elite thanks in no small part to the iPhone giant’s huge Intel patent play in the summer

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29 Nov 2019

IP market news highlights

IAM’s biggest autumn reads Read more

28 Nov 2019

Troubled Chinese tech firm seeks to re-assure creditors with patent transfer

One week after missing bond payments, display company says its top shareholder will assign it core patent rights Read more

27 Nov 2019

Leaders at Philips, Lenovo, Broadcom and AT&T named as members of the global IP dealmaking elite

Today we move in the top half of this year’s Market Makers listing and individuals working inside operating companies dominate Read more

27 Nov 2019

China gets a new high-level blueprint for IP reform

The policy document contains plenty of positives, but it is not the trade breakthrough some media outlets are suggesting Read more

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25 Nov 2019

Three hidden issues that could affect your China IP transaction

Cross-border deals face regulatory risks that go beyond IP law Read more

29 Oct 2019

Highlights from Day One of this year’s IPBC Asia

New market entrants, 5G futures, trade secret challenges, top dealmaking tips, the end of the foundry patent war, a new billion dollar IP fund and much more discussed at the sell-out event in Tokyo Read more

3 Oct 2019

For start-ups, patents should be a means to an end, not an end in themselves

Investing in IP may be necessary for early-stage businesses, but there are plenty of circumstances when the money is better spent elsewhere Read more

11 Sep 2019

Five things to watch for from Japan’s new IP policy leadership

The new commissioner of the JPO and top cabinet advisor on IP will both address IPBC Asia in Tokyo in some of their first appearances in front of a global audience Read more

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26 Nov 2019

Meet the innovators who drive global IP dealmaking

Part two of this year’s IAM Market Makers countdown covers the individuals sitting in places 30 to 21 Read more

25 Nov 2019

Acacia goes hunting for patents and more bolstered by new Starboard cash

Deal with activist investor hands the NPE a kitty of $400 million for IP-related transactions in major endorsement of management turnaround Read more

25 Nov 2019

The people who make the world’s IP deals weather revealed

We begin the rundown of the individuals in this year’s IAM Market Makers by naming those who feature in places 40 to 31 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

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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 … Read more

1 Feb 2017

Seen and heard

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

1 Feb 2017

IAM names its IP personalities of 2016

There is little doubt that last year was among the most momentous of recent times – in intellectual property as in so many other areas. That made choosing our IP personalities of 2016 a tough task Read more

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