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Ant Group touts strong patent position as it unveils business to investors

Filing documents detail IP strategy of the Alipay operator, which is preparing what could be the biggest IPO in history

27 August 2020

Korean labs tap Chinese demand for early-stage SEP prospects

In deal with Xiaomi, Wilus Institute is latest research group out of Seoul to find a market in China for young, high-quality rights

18 August 2020

Four big questions about China’s first top-down FRAND ruling, answered

Dragon Wang of Sitao IP says Huawei v Conversant judgment out of Nanjing is not as damaging for licensors as it may appear

14 August 2020

It’s not all bad news for biopharma IP monetisation during coronavirus slowdown

Oncology licensing, smaller acquisitions and abundant venture capital provide means of commercialising innovation during M&A decline

13 August 2020

The best way to value biotech for deal making and investments

Why analysts must look beyond traditional valuation methodologies to an alternative ‘real options’ framework

12 August 2020

Bypass covid-19 drug patents demand US state attorney generals

The pandemic has puts compulsory licensing firmly on the agenda in the country that is friendliest to life sciences IP owners

11 August 2020

Report: half of failed IPOs on Shanghai tech board sidelined for IP reasons

No fewer than 17 companies have had listing plans scuppered due to a variety of IP deficiencies

10 August 2020

Inside China's first top-down FRAND royalty decision

Exclusive analysis of the recently published full judgment of the Nanjing Intermediate People's Court in Huawei v Conversant

05 August 2020

Top patent owners continue to outperform the markets, according to new analysis

Publicly-quoted companies in the IAM/ktMINE US Patent 100 enjoyed a strong June compared to their peers

31 July 2020

China passes a major threshold in life sciences IP reform

Move to implement patent linkage is the clearest sign yet that the country is embracing pharma and biotech innovation

30 July 2020

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