Internet of Things

BOE Technology’s patent portfolio explosion gives it a lot of firepower

The Chinese company's IP stockpile has quadrupled in size over the last decade - a necessary expansion for an increasingly influential global tech player

BOE Technology’s patent portfolio explosion gives it a lot of firepower
How Sony is revamping its patent portfolio to suit a fast-changing business
25 Mar 2021

How Sony is revamping its patent portfolio to suit a fast-changing business

Executive vice president Toshimoto Mitomo tells IAM how the company’s IP department has supported the conglomerate’s shift from electronics-first company to entertainment powerhouse

"We feel good about our business - it’s very profitable and on a sustainable foundation," says Nokia Technologies chief
19 Mar 2021

"We feel good about our business - it’s very profitable and on a sustainable foundation," says Nokia Technologies chief

In an exclusive interview, Jenni Lukander emphasises the strong support her unit receives from company CEO Pekka Lundmark, as well as its prospects for growth

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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

16 Dec 2020

What you need to know about patents and the fourth industrial revolution

New EPO report reveals Samsung is the global leader however you cut it, while the US is the dominant national player Read more

6 Nov 2020

Budget pressures accelerate Japan Inc’s IP strategy re-think

Leading lights from Canon, Hitachi and NTT among those who will discuss the way forward at virtual IPBC Japan conference Read more

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25 Mar 2021

The Euro 100: positions 1 to 33

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25 Mar 2021

China’s top 100 patent filers: positions 1 to 33

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10 Mar 2021

Assertions show how LG’s patent portfolio can support a post-handset business

LG Electronics earned a German SEP infringement win against TCL shortly after settling US litigation with Hisense. Both are important Chinese competitors in the TV space Read more

9 Mar 2021

Top Samsung licensing executive joins Marconi

Licensing company's latest blockbuster hire is Hosik Jang, a 35-year veteran of Samsung Electronics Read more

Insights

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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