Litigation

How covid-19 is impacting US district courts and the PTAB

The ongoing pandemic is having a big impact on patent disputes as litigants adapt to new court directives

How covid-19 is impacting US district courts and the PTAB
US expands its definition of biologics with big implications for IP strategy
31 Mar 2020

US expands its definition of biologics with big implications for IP strategy

Nearly 100 existing protein products have been newly classified and now face competition from imitators for the first time

No strings Covid-19 IP pledge initiative underlines delicate balance biopharma businesses must strike
30 Mar 2020

No strings Covid-19 IP pledge initiative underlines delicate balance biopharma businesses must strike

“It’s not perfect but it’s something,” admits co-founder, as rights owners face growing pressure to waive their rights in face of pandemic

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30 Mar 2020

IP-focused arbitration centre seeks to head off legal disputes caused by pandemic

Many court dockets are on hold, but IP disputes are not. Ocean Tomo and the International Arbitration Centre Tokyo think ADR can help bridge the gap Read more

27 Mar 2020

Inventor takes aim at Formula 1 elite, claiming that safety devices infringe patent

Suit filed in West Texas against outfits including Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull after licensing discussions failed to produce deal Read more

27 Mar 2020

Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan

The IP community expected a re-vamped patent strategy from the Silicon Valley giant after it poached key members of Google’s patent team a few years back. Lo and Chan haven’t disappointed. Read more

27 Mar 2020

From the IAM archive – corporate IP success stories

The inside story on how TD Bank, Dolby Labs, LinkedIn, Siam Cement, Rockwell Collins and Google built strategies to maximise the value of their assets Read more

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26 Mar 2020

Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey

Help us to identify the key trends currently shaping the global IP market Read more

24 Mar 2020

Covid-19 emergency may expose compulsory licensing limits

Government responses to the pandemic could include increased focus on obligatory sharing of patented inventions, but regulatory data exclusivities might serve as a barrier in both Europe and the United States. Read more

23 Mar 2020

In the fight against the coronavirus outbreak, life sciences companies need certainty in 101

An increase in R&D around the COVID-19 crisis could lead to a surge in innovation, but inventors will need to be sure what is patentable Read more

21 Mar 2020

Some licensors are taking a much more public stand in their FRAND fights - here's why

Recents moves by Nokia and InterDigital show that rights owners are beginning to realise that winning the PR battle is just as important as prevailing in court Read more

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27 Mar 2020

NTT launches first patent litigation effort with new Wi-Fi suits

Japanese telco has been working with ex-Inventergy consultants to monetise US patents, lawsuits against Acer, TI and Mediatek reveal Read more

26 Mar 2020

Trade secrets not akin to property in India, says Delhi High Court

The recent decision highlights patchy protection in India and highlights potential pitfalls in know-how licensing Read more

26 Mar 2020

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase

Profit is the top priority as patent fund goes private under a new CEO who is also its biggest shareholder Read more

24 Mar 2020

Key takeaways from the Federal Circuit’s latest Arthrex decision

Judge Moore’s pragmatic approach holds, just about, as attention now turns to the prospects of Supreme Court granting cert Read more

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4 Mar 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in December, January and February. Read more

4 Mar 2020

The top 10 patent market developments of 2019

Asset sales, trade wars and new names at the top made last year transformative for IP owners. Read more

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