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Chinese device makers reflect on a landmark year in FRAND

Leaders from TCL, ZTE and Midea discuss a global litigation landscape that has been changed completely over the past year at IPBC Shenzhen

Chinese device makers reflect on a landmark year in FRAND
Do not expect an electronic vehicle patent boom in the UK despite 2030’s petrol and diesel car sales ban
27 Nov 2020

Do not expect an electronic vehicle patent boom in the UK despite 2030’s petrol and diesel car sales ban

Plans announced by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not change the IP reality, which is that Germany is the only serious game in town for auto in Europe

Restructure puts auto connectivity at the centre of Huawei’s strategy
26 Nov 2020

Restructure puts auto connectivity at the centre of Huawei’s strategy

Company signals shift in focus after selling off entry-level smartphone brand Honor

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24 Nov 2020

Measuring diversity in invention and patenting is easier said than done

As companies ramp up their efforts to diversify their invention workforce, gathering key data poses a challenge that members of the Gathering felt they had to overcome Read more

20 Nov 2020

In  Blackberry patent sale, Canada sees loss of prestige not value creation opportunity

Possible deal comes during a period of concern in the country over loss of tech crown jewels, engineering talent and the bleeding of 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

18 Nov 2020

Samsung taps outside patent lab while spending record amounts on its own R&D

Company is not the only South Korean giant to tap the secondary market as it does more in-house research than ever Read more

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16 Nov 2020

Moderna's covid vaccine is promising news, but IP issues may mean the financial windfall it enjoys are limited

A major PTAB defeat and uncertainties around US government funding cast a royalties shadow over the company's ability to monetise the breakthrough Read more

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

12 Oct 2020

What world class IP management looks like

On top of high-quality, day-to-day performance in areas such as prosecution, litigation and licensing, there are three essential elements an in-house function requires to be part of the elite Read more

15 Sep 2020

Confronting critical challenges, Taiwan’s tech companies must find a way to create patent value

IAM speaks with IP leaders from Foxconn, AU Optronics and others ahead of IPBC Taiwan next week Read more

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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

17 Nov 2020

Under sanctions pressure, Huawei sells off entry level smartphone brand to government

Company has sold its Honor handset unit to a consortium backed by local authorities in Shenzhen government, a move that will take a big chunk out of its sales figures Read more

13 Nov 2020

To stay ahead of the curve, patent research and analytics companies may need to look outside of IP

A whirlwind of M&A, which shows no signs of stopping, has upended the industry and leaders are battling for market share - but it is becoming more challenging as data is increasingly commoditised Read more

13 Nov 2020

China's first domestic smartphone patent war ends with Xiaomi victory over Coolpad

The Shenzhen-based company's defeat shows the importance of quality and validity in Chinese assertion campaigns Read more

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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

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

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