Law & Policy

The two biggest challenges facing AI patents in autonomous driving

With a market projected to reach $80 billion by 2025, a pair critical inventorship issues must be addressed before the technology becomes more commonplace

The two biggest challenges facing AI patents in autonomous driving
20 Feb 2020

Amgen rewarded for bold DJ strategy in biosimilar dispute with Genentech

Delaware district court sides with biopharma giant in first cancer biosimilar suit, which is being watched closely in life sciences sector

20 Feb 2020

IP policy to take centre stage as Trump visits India 

Modi cabinet approves memorandum of understanding on IP policy issues ahead of the American president’s visit next week, but it may not address the reforms multinationals are hoping for

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18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

17 Feb 2020

The keys to securing diagnostic method claims patents in the US

Understanding three significant Federal Circuit rulings – and then following clear procedural advice – could make the difference between success and failure Read more

15 Feb 2020

The impact of Covid-19 will be felt across the global IP market

The race to patent a treatment for coronavirus in China is heating up, but its spread could be the story that affects every other story in tech this year Read more

14 Feb 2020

In surprise reversal, Indonesia to scrap patent working requirement

Sweeping economic reform package backed by president Jokowi will deliver a big win for patent owners in Southeast Asia’s biggest market Read more

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12 Feb 2020

Cause for concern in German patent reform proposals

Changes to the injunctive relief regime suggested by the Ministry of Justice in a recent discussion paper could significantly weaken IP owners’ rights Read more

10 Feb 2020

The six big ways the US and Europe differ on software patents

With approaches to computer-implemented inventions varying on either side of the Atlantic, there are a series of key distinctions that applicants should be aware of Read more

8 Feb 2020

The inconvenient truth is that the West gifted China its 5G leadership

A lack of foresight and a complete absence of joined up thinking in both the US and Europe have handed Huawei and others huge advantages in a technology space that is set to change the world Read more

6 Feb 2020

Iancu makes US concerns about possible Chinese WIPO leadership clear 

USPTO head tells Washington DC event that the next head of the organisation must come from a country that “respects intellectual property rights” Read more

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12 Feb 2020

US play for Nokia or Ericsson no long-term 5G solution, says Qualcomm engineering chief

Speaking at an event in Washington DC, Susie Armstrong claims that if policymakers want to help they should support a strong IP system and clarify rules on American participation in standards setting Read more

11 Feb 2020

Former Ford IP supremo Bill Coughlin on the end of the “age of unreasonableness” in auto

Speaking exclusively to IAM, the new CEO of law firm Harness Dickey advocates revisiting US royalty rate case law, while hailing a new Toyota licensing initiative as a big step   Read more

11 Feb 2020

Antitrust considerations now a much bigger factor in pharma patent dealmaking

Following recent forced divestments - and with growing political concern about life sciences acquisitions - the signs are that regulators will play a larger role in transactions Read more

5 Feb 2020

How policy and case law are transforming the ITC as a venue for FRAND disputes

Standards essential patent owners now have a clearer and potentially more favourable option for asserting their rights in the US Read more

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29 Nov 2019

IP market news highlights

IAM’s biggest autumn reads Read more

29 Nov 2019

All eyes turn to London as UK Supreme Court mulls SEP FRAND cases

How the appeals brought by Huawei and ZTE could upend the licensing market Read more

24 May 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform from March to mid-May. Read more

1 Apr 2019

Even as the storm clouds gather, Huawei’s enviable IP position means that it cannot be ignored in 5G

Storm clouds are gathering over the most talked about company in the telecoms sector but as we embark on a new era of mobile technology, Huawei still enjoys a number of notable advantages. Read more

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