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Europe’s SEP licensing regulation on course to become law

As momentum for the controversial legislation builds in EU institutions, it will be tough to halt even though its multiple flaws are becoming increasingly apparent

21 September 2023

Three things to know about the US government’s new strategy for standards development

Here’s the critical background to know as innovators today participate in a USPTO listening session about the intersection between standards development and IP

20 September 2023

New measures aim to refine corporate name dispute adjudication

While new SAMR measures now provide a clear framework for handling corporate name disputes and specify some punitive measures, they only address conflicts between corporate names – not increasingly prevalent disputes between these and prior trademarks.

20 September 2023

Valo, Dell and Cisco: first speakers for IP and Emerging Technology USA revealed

IAM Live is coming to San Francisco on 9 November to discuss IP opportunities arising from rapid advancements in tech

16 September 2023

World’s first intangibles disclosure framework launched in Singapore

While adoption is voluntary, the move should empower financial institutions, venture capitalists and valuation firms to better understand and evaluate IP as part of overall business valuations

15 September 2023

Apple’s Chinese difficulties reflect the challenges all IP owners face there

The company’s share price fell by billions of dollars last week because of investor concerns about a new Huawei device and a rumoured government ban on officials using iPhones. It was a timely reminder of the kinds of problem China poses to rights holders individually and collectively

14 September 2023

Court guidance on virtual patent marking needs to be heeded to protect products

Chief IP officers should understand these court rulings and ensure their companies’ virtual patent markings provide proper constructive notice to infringers

12 September 2023

Why good IP systems need strong democratic institutions

Rouse’s Nick Redfearn and Edmund J Baranda offer their insight into the interaction between politics and intellectual property in Southeast Asia

06 September 2023

Surging litigation numbers and public distrust plague life sciences landscape

From trade secrets to overregulation, there are many core threats to the global life sciences arena. But expert advice outlines strategic ways to neutralise them

05 September 2023

The world’s rising patent powerhouse: new IAM Special Report released

Available to subscribers, our latest report offers a window into the key drivers and developments shaping the Asia-Pacific IP landscape

01 September 2023

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