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English courts will thrive in life sciences patent litigation alongside the UPC

Rather than being overshadowed by the new pan-EU system, the UK will remain a crucial venue for pharma and biotech disputes

English courts will thrive in life sciences patent litigation alongside the UPC
After Google OTT patent deal, Xperi IP head says watch this space
20 Jul 2021

After Google OTT patent deal, Xperi IP head says watch this space

Samir Armaly also confirms that split between the company’s product and licensing businesses is on course for the first half of 2022

Ericsson sees IP licensing income leap in wake of Samsung deal
16 Jul 2021

Ericsson sees IP licensing income leap in wake of Samsung deal

Q2 results and overall trading outlook underline the importance of patent royalty revenues for the Swedish company

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14 Jul 2021

Why patent pools are the right answer for a new era

The Long Read: The model has long been recognised as an effective means of providing access to technology and fuelling innovation. However, argue Sullivan & Cromwell’s Garrard R Beeney and Renata B Hesse, its evolution has also lent collaborations a fiercely pro-competitive edge. Read more

9 Jul 2021

New IP division at Delhi High Court is another step forward for Indian patent litigation

Judges announced for new bench that will handle patent office appeals as well as infringement litigation Read more

8 Jul 2021

Microsoft gets new IP head following Yokoyama move

Company veteran replaces departing chief, who takes charge of cloud and AI legal operation Read more

6 Jul 2021

Access Advance is the first to market with a VVC patent pool

CEO Moller hails video codec licensing “gamechanger” that delivers hassle-free backwards compatibility Read more

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18 May 2021

Data reveals patenting in semiconductors is on the rise, with Asia accelerating its output

Co-published - Filing activity is trending upward in major registries, reflecting a global push for supremacy in a lucrative market Read more

18 Mar 2021

Another brick in the wall towards patents becoming fully-fledged assets

Announcing the creation of SPIF - a non-partisan, open standard, human readable solution for uniquely identifying patent assets that is consistent with existing formats Read more

2 Mar 2021

Negotiating patent licensing agreements during a pandemic

Co-published - Although some major deals in the semiconductor space have been concluded over the last year, respondents to a survey on virtual negotiations see major difficulties in online discussions Read more

22 Feb 2021

Boom in M&A shifts semiconductor patent landscape

Co-published A surge in activity in 2020 could lead to major IP reconfigurations in the sector Read more

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1 Jul 2021

Confidence in Biden’s patent policies tumbles, according to new IAM survey

Second quarter panels report finds a marked increase in negative views about the administration, but fewer covid concerns and signs of higher royalty and sales prices Read more

30 Jun 2021

Qualcomm takes pole position for next-generation video standard patents

The Long Read: A deep dive into the next-generation VVC codec by Dolcera’s Sundararajan Kumar and Vishnu Saran reveals the main contributors to the core technologies behind its cutting-edge efficiency, as well as the companies that are most active in seeking intellectual property in the space. Read more

24 Jun 2021

What Oppo's integration with OnePlus means for IP and licensing within the group

Consolidation of brands under the BBK Electronics banner creates a player with a different patent risk profile Read more

15 Jun 2021

$2 billion deal shows growing sophistication of drug royalty sales

Latest Royalty Pharma investment shows is further evidence of the increasing IP monetisation options open to healthcare innovators 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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