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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

12 May 2021

Samsung and Ericsson settle patent licensing dispute

Swedish company projects second quarter licensing revenues of up to $297 million after signing cross-licence which includes 5G rights

07 May 2021

The prospect of an LG SEP sale is making some in South Korea nervous

Wireless patents are among the portfolios being shopped by the electronics giant as it withdraws from the smartphone industry – some in South Korea would prefer to keep these rights at home

30 April 2021

Large IP platform feels the heat as China scrutinises patent services

According to a recent media report, helping companies game subsidies became big business for a self-described unicorn of the IP space

20 April 2021

European Super League could face domain and trademark issues as backlash to football revolution grows

Analysis by the team at IAM's sister publication World Trademark Review finds the 12 clubs involved are IP-savvy, but vulnerable to brand risk

19 April 2021

How mapping IP and other intangibles can drive business value

The long read: Charting the value of intellectual assets can be difficult, writes Deloitte's Tim Heberden, but there are ways of showing their role as the drivers of revenue, efficiency and risk, and even in locating the value flows between them

14 April 2021

Six takeaways from the $1.8 billion finale to the LG Energy Solutions - SK Innovation IP dispute

As political wrangling and potential for commercial fallout mounted, the two Korean battery suppliers reached an eleventh-hour settlement deal yesterday

12 April 2021

Fortress’s latest patent fund could top $900 million

As it pitches the market for new investment the Eran Zur-led IP team tells of a patent market in recovery and ripe for new capital

09 April 2021

Beware the flow of money into China’s transactions space

Saturday Opinion: Encouraging patent deals and lending through metrics and incentives could lay a trap for those who want a higher-quality patent system

03 April 2021

BlackBerry CEO: Majority of cash for patent portfolio expected in upfront payment

After IAM broke news of possible sale last year Canadian tech giant has confirmed it is in exclusive negotiations with a “North American” bidder for a part of its 38,000 asset stockpile

01 April 2021

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