Litigation

Three takeaways as China's biggest internet patent battle is put on hold

Sogou has won on several patent infringement counts against larger rival Baidu, but the four-year-old fight is still not over with a clash in China’s IP appeals court delayed due to Covid-19

Three takeaways as China's biggest internet patent battle is put on hold
20 Feb 2020

After IBM selloff more former Big Blue assets end up in litigation

NPE targets Uber in new infringement suit in West Texas; follows case against Chinese drone leader earlier this month

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

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19 Feb 2020

Huawei seeks to leverage invalidations in InterDigital dispute

The US-based licensing company faces an onslaught of invalidity actions at China's Patent Office, with about half of the decisions still to come Read more

18 Feb 2020

IPR slump leads to fall in PTAB caseloads for top 20 US law firms

Fish and Sterne Kessler still lead, but both saw reductions in the number of reviews they handled in 2019 Read more

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

18 Feb 2020

UK Supreme Court case could have big impact on biotech IP strategies

A much-watched dispute over Regeneron transgenic mice patents will affect when and how life sciences innovators seek protection for their increasingly complex inventions 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

6 Feb 2020

Key takeaways from IAM’s 2020 Pharma and Biotech IP event

The UPC, the rise of AI, international patent litigation and pharma patent dealmaking were among the hot topics discussed at this year’s conference Read more

1 Feb 2020

We need better thinking on US pharma patent reforms

As the presidential race heats up - and with even self-styled Democrat centrist Michael Bloomberg now promising radical regime change - life sciences IP professionals must interject some sanity into the debate Read more

30 Jan 2020

Mobile licensing transparency calls for less dogmatism and more pragmatism, says InterDigital boss

In the wake of the mobile technology R&D and licensing firm's decision to throw more light on its approach to dealmaking, president and CEO Bill Merritt explains what it is seeking to achieve Read more

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18 Feb 2020

Chinese chipmakers clash over fingerprint recognition tech

A dispute over biometrics continues to ensnare two companies backed by China’s big government chip fund Read more

17 Feb 2020

Irish NPE doubles down on US litigation campaign and continues to add patents

Recent transfer of more than 50 assets from Microchip Technology suggests there might be more litigation on the way from Neodrón   Read more

17 Feb 2020

PTAB decisions may derail Taiwan company’s litigation campaign 

ITRI spinoff CyWee has been “basically bankrupted by some of the largest companies in the world”, according to its counsel in an IPR case Read more

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

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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

30 Aug 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform in June and July 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