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The EU has the chance to seize global patent leadership

Europe has never been in a better position to set rules the rest of the world must follow

The EU has the chance to seize global patent leadership
US patent stakeholders have their say on the key issues facing the Biden presidency
27 Nov 2020

US patent stakeholders have their say on the key issues facing the Biden presidency

Special IAM panel representing very different parts of the American ecosystem discuss subjects as diverse as Iancu's legacy, the politics of covid IP, SEPs and technology standards, and the potential for legislation during the next Congress

Rare ED Texas pharma lawsuit may be a sign of things to come for biosimilars litigation
26 Nov 2020

Rare ED Texas pharma lawsuit may be a sign of things to come for biosimilars litigation

Preliminary injunction denials in the District of Delaware could influence future venue selection in BPCIA suits

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26 Nov 2020

More hold-out on the cards after Dusseldorf court calls in CJEU on SEP licensing

Judges referral of a series of questions on supply chain licensing, FRAND and willing licensee issues have potential to delay dealmaking, not only in Germany but across the EU Read more

25 Nov 2020

European champions: the private practice patent teams that dominate EPO oppositions

While Hoffmann Eitle sits at the top of the table, overall UK firms are beginning to supplant those from Germany Read more

20 Nov 2020

Risks and rewards of trade secrets in Europe

Until recently, trade secrets were, apart from a few exceptions, often overlooked in favour of patent rights in terms of the value that they contribute as IP assets. Read more

19 Nov 2020

Your guide to covid-19 vaccine stakeholders’ IP strategies

IAM examines the approaches taken by – and the issues facing – the leading companies in the race to find effective coronavirus inoculations Read more

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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

14 Sep 2020

Changes to Ukraine’s IP laws have major implications for the life sciences

Two recent pieces of legislation have brought the country’s patent system more closely in line with EU rules Read more

12 Sep 2020

It’s the PTAB, stupid

Whether the US chooses four more years of Donald Trump or Joe Biden replaces him, big tech's assault on the PTO shows where the patent policy battle lines are being drawn Read more

2 Sep 2020

CAFC Illumina clarification is good news for diagnostics innovators

Updated decision increases potential for protecting preparation methods based on natural phenomena under Section 101 Read more

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18 Nov 2020

A deep dive into EPO opposition representation reveals Germany and the UK dominate

Proceedings are on the increase, with the Germans holding sway against an increasing British challenge Read more

17 Nov 2020

CAFC hands Apple a big venue transfer win in Uniloc patent case, but scoring a repeat might be tough

Despite strong dissent, tech giant succeeds with request to move suit with the NPE out of the Western District of Texas to Northern California Read more

17 Nov 2020

Data is the new frontier in healthcare IP licensing, says award-winning TTO

IAM speaks to the tech transfer office of Oregon Health & Science University about the keys to success in university-industry deal-making Read more

16 Nov 2020

Sony court filing highlights challenges for Xperi after Comcast settlement

Japanese company moves for declaratory judgement after licensing discussions break down; claims it sees no reason to do a deal Read more

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4 Nov 2020

Supreme Court could signal time’s up for Google’s anti-competitive IP infringement

A long-running battle with Oracle once again shines the spotlight on a pattern of alleged major IP infringements by the search giant Read more

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

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

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