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Seven top IP tips for biotech SMEs

How smaller biotechs can best overcome pitfalls and maximise the value of their inventions

18 February 2021

How an army of armchair investors showed why BlackBerry is seeking buyers for its 38,000 patents

The Canadian tech giant has built a licensing operation that brings in more than $300 million annually, but those gains have failed to shift shareholder sentiment

17 February 2021

Elite patent-owning companies enjoy three year run of stock success, new research reveals

A composite index of publicly-quoted entities with largest US portfolios has enjoyed strong performance since 2018

15 February 2021

Five IP takeaways from Jazz Pharmaceuticals’ $7 billion medical cannabis buyout

A major milestone in the medical cannabinoid patent market has been passed

09 February 2021

The Roivant Sciences dealmaking strategy revolutionising life sciences IP monetisation

A deep dive into the trail-blazing biopharma business established by former hedge fund partner Vivek Ramaswamy

02 February 2021

A big buyer two years ago, Chinese company on entity list moves portfolio off its books

O-Film, a smartphone supplier that has counted Apple among its clients, spins 900+ assets to a related party as its business comes under pressure

26 January 2021

Chinese lidar manufacturer paid $20 million upfront plus ongoing royalties to settle Velodyne dispute

Hesai Photonics Technology reveals monetary details of settlement, which also involves ongoing royalty payments through 2030

22 January 2021

Six life sciences IP dealmaking trends to watch out for in 2021

Despite a turbulent 2020 for pharma transactions, it is possible to discern a few patterns for activity in the market this year

19 January 2021

Subsidies still matter in China’s patent world, but focus is shifting overseas

USPTO report on non-market patent incentives shows how Chinese applicants are being encouraged to obtain more foreign rights

14 January 2021

South Korea's Intellectual Discovery is in the process of becoming a big league, mainstream NPE

A year after a major capital infusion and a change of leadership, the firm has notched some notable settlements in the US and laid the groundwork for new assertion campaigns

08 January 2021

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