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IAM’s top takeaways from IPBC Global 2023

Litigation funding, looking beyond patents and driving business in new markets – our editorial team reflects on the key messages from the world’s leading IP conference

27 July 2023

Video codec technologies: relevance, implementation and licensing uncertainty

Igor Nikolic, of the European University Institute, takes a close look at the video code landscape and implications for streaming services providers

12 July 2023

Brand protection in the Web 3.0 and metaverse 'Wild West'

Taylor Wessing’s Christian Tenkhoff, Tamara Herzog and Sylvia Burgess-Tate outline the current issues facing brands and offer seven simple steps to prepare for the digital future

28 June 2023

Unpicking China’s patent litigation and enforcement activity data

The volume of lawsuits is on the rise, a Chinese legal expert writes, but anti-NPE sentiment is also in play

07 June 2023

Winning patent strategies for biosimilars

Long Read: As all signs point towards a fresh surge of biosimilars litigation, experts from Goodwin Procter and Gemini Law analyse the previous tranche of disputes to tease out the strategies that can still be useful to rights holders

31 May 2023

Efficient IP management in a market increasingly using open source

The OpenChain Specification 2.1 guide for minimising future friction and risks

17 May 2023

This apportionment strategy can help protect your IP damages award

Relying on too few apportionment parameters can be risky while using multiple methods can help safeguard a potential payout

03 May 2023

PTAB experts react to discretionary denial reform package

Various provisions in the USPTO’s rulemaking proposal favour patent owners and others lean towards petitioners, yet one thing is certain: chief IP officers must make their voices heard

26 April 2023

The brokered patent market in 2022

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The 2023 Richardson Oliver Patent Market Report gives a snapshot of 2022 buy-sell activity, including sourcing, diligence, pricing, buyers, litigation and market size

19 April 2023

Scaling green innovation: New IP challenges in the sustainability transition

Corporate abilities to collaborate and share technology across the value chain, including with competitors, and to govern business ecosystems effectively will be key

05 April 2023

Holistic IP strategy layering multiple forms of protection covers innovation at Waymo

In an exclusive interview, IP head Van Nguy reveals her rubric for building a foundational portfolio on emerging tech including a mix of patents, trade secrets and trade dress

22 March 2023

What the UK InterDigital v Lenovo decision means for global SEP licensing disputes

Here’s everything you need to know about last week’s landmark ruling

20 March 2023

A roadmap for industry-academia collaboration to advance IP policy

Ethical and transparent partnerships can help resolve pressing issues all while furthering a company’s goals and interests

08 March 2023

State of inventiveness in Europe

The region is lagging behind its global peers in invention productivity but there are ways this gulf can be crossed

24 February 2023

Patent damages precedent makes waves in component suppliers’ negotiations

After Caltech v Broadcom, suppliers may face higher royalties for infringing components used in downstream products

22 February 2023

Putting diversity initiatives into action: insights from industry-leading IP organisations

In a preview of IAM's upcoming DEI Special Report, those on the cutting edge share experiences of efforts to diversify talent pools, prioritise inclusion and build strong and supportive cultures that yields results

10 February 2023

Patent strategies for protecting bioinformatics inventions

As bioinformatics and computational genomics companies push the boundaries of technology, it is important they overcome subject matter eligibility challenges to protect their innovations

08 February 2023

Neglect begets opportunity in femtech IP

Femtech entrepreneurs can take advantage of large empty spaces on the patent landscape to secure IP protection for their innovations

02 February 2023

Your practical guide to obtaining patent protection for software

Mewburn Ellis' James Leach provides a three-step approach to patenting software inventions

25 January 2023

Key provisions and IP considerations of the incoming EU CHIPS Act

R&D collaboration entails risk and it is therefore vital for companies to start thinking about the best strategies to adopt

11 January 2023

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