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IP consulting group laid off in KPMG’s summer cuts

Intellectual property staff were let go in the Big Four firm’s second round of 2023 layoffs, stemming from the poor economic conditions

31 August 2023

The problem with IP valuation

Most patents and trademarks have little to no external worth. There is nothing to support the idea that a large body of assets exists that can be used by their owners to raise money against

24 August 2023

KIPO commissioner on patent policy priorities and becoming a ‘top 3’ IP nation

IAM speaks with Dr Lee Insil – the first office head from a private sector background – about her vision, AI patent examination and encouraging strategic technologies

23 August 2023

Aon Intellectual Property Solutions cuts staff amid gusty economic headwinds

Though one-third of its employees were laid off this quarter, the firm will continue investing in offerings like IP-backed lending, IP insurance coverage, valuation, and digital products

16 August 2023

Patent litigation funding at risk in wake of UK Supreme Court ruling

Most existing IP funding agreements are no longer enforceable in the United Kingdom

10 August 2023

Patent seller defeats claims by York Eggleston IV's Slingshot over failed Orange portfolio purchase

The dispute between failed purchaser Slingshot Technologies, new buyer Acacia Research Group, and patent seller Transpacific IP Group involves allegations of trade secret misappropriation

09 August 2023

India looks to drive IP-backed lending for SMEs

A financing blueprint marks the government’s latest efforts to bolster the country’s IP industry

02 August 2023

VC funding, green tech boom and AI to be discussed at IPBC Asia 2023

The full agenda is now available for this year’s event, taking place at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo between 28 and 30 November

01 August 2023

Mylan off the hook for $50 million tax bill for patent expenses

US appellate court confirms IRS may no longer deny generic drugmakers the ability to deduct ANDA litigation costs

31 July 2023

IAM’s top takeaways from IPBC Global 2023

Litigation funding, looking beyond patents and driving business in new markets – our editorial team reflects on the key messages from the world’s leading IP conference

27 July 2023

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