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Big Pharma facing shortage of late-stage assets as M&A dries up

Pandemic has thrown a spanner in the works for large life sciences companies, which have fewer phase three novel drugs than at any point in the last decade

23 June 2020

Takeda offloads yet more “non-core” assets with other deals likely to follow

The Japanese big pharma continues to divest drug rights to pay down its debt and fund desperately needed innovation

18 June 2020

The University of California builds its patent portfolio, but not its royalty returns

The world-renowned school has seen its licensing income stall and that could force it to take a more aggressive line in securing ROI

15 June 2020

Royalty Pharma’s $2 billion IPO target shows importance of patent monetisation in life sciences

The company’s public offering comes after years of growth and demonstrates the changing dynamics of an industry in which smaller R&D entities are becoming increasingly significant players

12 June 2020

Fortress shells out $44 million for Finjan, keeps senior management led by Phil Hartstein in place

Eran Zur and his team add a portfolio of patents to their portfolio which have survived multiple attacks at the PTAB and read on a technology area of growing importance

10 June 2020

IP value creation in a covid-19 world

There may be opportunities to create value in a covid-19 world, if you know where to look

08 June 2020

Is 3D printing a threat to the value of IP portfolios?

Advances in manufacturing leave outdated protection strategies exposed

08 June 2020

100 not out

We invite past cover stars to reflect on their 15 minutes of fame and the evolution of the market for IAM’s centennial issue

08 June 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

08 June 2020

Oppo buys SEP applications from Korean research entity, gearing up for the future of streaming

“We want to prepare for next generation of video codec as early as possible” an Oppo executive tells IAM

04 June 2020

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