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3D printing and IP in a pandemic

As the technology is increasingly being used to manufacture vital supplies a balance can be struck between protecting rights and helping the fight against covid-19

3D printing and IP in a pandemic
TCL to push into branded smartphones following business restructuring
3 Apr 2020

TCL to push into branded smartphones following business restructuring

Chinese company previously made BlackBerry devices under brand licence, now launching its own foldable and 5G devices following a significant re-organisation

Ericsson CEO strikes optimistic tone, but wireless industry waits to feel full effects of covid-19
2 Apr 2020

Ericsson CEO strikes optimistic tone, but wireless industry waits to feel full effects of covid-19

Björe Ekholm points to strength of company's patent portfolio as ongoing reason for optimism; meanwhile InterDigital improves Q1 guidance after sealing two new licensing deals

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2 Apr 2020

IP Bridge goes private in management-led buyout

Public-private fund INCJ exits investment, ending government involvement in the Japanese IP monetisation business run by Minoru Fujiki (pictured) Read more

1 Apr 2020

Latest litigation data shows NPEs flocking to the US’s hottest patent district

As Austin continues to grow as a tech centre, West Texas is quickly becoming the venue of choice for those looking to take a shot at Silicon Valley Read more

1 Apr 2020

From the IAM archive - setting the standard

A look back into our 17-year back catalogue at some of the outstanding content we have published on this vital subject Read more

1 Apr 2020

Huawei is weathering the sanctions storm

The company’s annual results show that it continues to invest heavily in R&D and patents amidst financial pressures stemming from its US blacklisting Read more

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31 Mar 2020

How covid-19 is impacting US district courts and the PTAB

The ongoing pandemic is having a big impact on patent disputes as litigants adapt to new court directives Read more

28 Mar 2020

This, too, shall pass ...

The world is hurting, times are tough, but even as they endure pain today IP professionals can look forward to a golden, new dawn Read more

27 Mar 2020

From the IAM archive – corporate IP success stories

The inside story on how TD Bank, Dolby Labs, LinkedIn, Siam Cement, Rockwell Collins and Google built strategies to maximise the value of their assets Read more

26 Mar 2020

Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey

Help us to identify the key trends currently shaping the global IP market Read more

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31 Mar 2020

China data reveals scale of smartphone market disruption

Early indicators show the extent of China's smartphone slowdown, but analysts say the supply chain and market in the country are already showing signs of recovery Read more

27 Mar 2020

Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan

The IP community expected a re-vamped patent strategy from the Silicon Valley giant after it poached key members of Google’s patent team a few years back. Lo and Chan haven’t disappointed. Read more

27 Mar 2020

NTT launches first patent litigation effort with new Wi-Fi suits

Japanese telco has been working with ex-Inventergy consultants to monetise US patents, lawsuits against Acer, TI and Mediatek reveal Read more

26 Mar 2020

No, pools should not be testing for validity

HEVC Advance counsel explains why the job of deciding whether a patent is valid or not is one for government agencies and courts, not licensing platforms Read more

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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

4 Mar 2020

The top 10 patent market developments of 2019

Asset sales, trade wars and new names at the top made last year transformative for IP owners. Read more

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