Betting on video, ByteDance ramps up global patent filings

Given TikTok owner’s heavy investments in next-gen video standards, it may be building one of China’s most valuable IP portfolios

Betting on video, ByteDance ramps up global patent filings
Apple Car rumours stoke brand anxiety for Asian carmakers
18 Feb 2021

Apple Car rumours stoke brand anxiety for Asian carmakers

Licensing not the only area of IP tensions caused by the convergence of the high-tech and auto sectors

Wave of litigation against Netgear signals evolving NPE threat in China
10 Feb 2021

Wave of litigation against Netgear signals evolving NPE threat in China

Chinese entities file slew of suits with patents linked to Huawei and licensing firm iPEL


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9 Feb 2021

The pace of IBM's patent disposals looks to be matching its increased rate of abandonments

Recent assignments to the likes of Instacart and ServiceNow show that while Big Blue might let many of its assets lapse, its portfolio remains a trove of value for other companies Read more

27 Jan 2021

Investors fret patent threat to China’s homegrown Foxconn challenger

China’s tech ministry backs Luxshare Precision in latest sign of geopolitical patent tensions Read more

21 Jan 2021

Hot tech sectors power Korean patent growth in 2020

KIPO says users turned crisis to opportunity, recording a big increase in IP creation Read more

19 Jan 2021

VVC patents are setting the secondary market on fire

Why IP rights related to the latest video codec are this year’s must-have portfolio additions Read more


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18 Dec 2020

Japan’s leading corporate IP departments revealed

The country's Asia IP Elite made some big strategic shifts in 2020 as they weathered an unprecedented year Read more

17 Dec 2020

China’s top in-house IP teams revealed

In a year marked by resilience, Chinese IP giants are pushing to close the gap with overseas competitors Read more

14 Dec 2020

The Asia IP Elite – a shared commitment to excellence across very different markets

IAM reveals the top in-house IP teams from India, Southeast Asia and Australasia Read more

15 Sep 2020

Confronting critical challenges, Taiwan’s tech companies must find a way to create patent value

IAM speaks with IP leaders from Foxconn, AU Optronics and others ahead of IPBC Taiwan next week Read more


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18 Jan 2021

BlackBerry shares surge on Facebook patent settlement despite absence of detail

Canadian company enjoys a stock price spike after long-running dispute comes to an end, but information about the terms of the agreement is almost non-existent Read more

8 Jan 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 Read more

4 Jan 2021

All the China IP stories you missed over the holidays

Wuhan injunction drama was far from the only big IP news to come out of China over the festive period Read more

7 Dec 2020

Cryptocurrency patent alliance has Jack Dorsey's full backing, says Square's IP head

In an exclusive interviewKirupa Pushparaj talks about how COPA will work and its plans to get ahead of the assertion curve Read more


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12 Aug 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

12 Aug 2020

As the fallout from covid continues, the two IP superpowers offer different messages

While China cheers an uptick in applications, the USPTO warns of a prolonged downturn Read more

8 Jun 2020

IP Market news highlights

IAM’s biggest spring reads Read more

8 Jun 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 Read more