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Drafting AI patent applications for success at the EPO – drafting the full specification

Co-published - How applicants can give themselves the best possible chance of obtaining commercially useful rights

Drafting AI patent applications for success at the EPO – drafting the full specification
IEEE patent policy decision looms; Big Q3 for Ericsson royalties; Medtech IP deal surge; Volvo Group’s Avanci 4G licence; DoorDash lands IBM portfolio; plus much more
24 Oct 2021

IEEE patent policy decision looms; Big Q3 for Ericsson royalties; Medtech IP deal surge; Volvo Group’s Avanci 4G licence; DoorDash lands IBM portfolio; plus much more

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Patent assignment activity of major semiconductor vendors remains robust
18 Oct 2021

Patent assignment activity of major semiconductor vendors remains robust

Co-published - IP transfers in the sector happen for many reasons but one of the primary ones is to create additional value from the assets concerned

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17 Oct 2021

Auto IP conflict heats up; Honor nets BlackBerry patents; Unprecedented Japanese patent battle; MPEG-LA claims HEVC leadership; China's 6G IP focus; plus much more

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15 Oct 2021

Rating the world’s top patent offices

Last chance to take part in this year’s benchmarking survey of the IP5 agencies Read more

10 Oct 2021

Ericsson’s FRAND attack on Apple; Access Advance has top HEVC pool; Litigator tipped to lead USPTO; Softbank patent acquisition; Oppo and Sharp settle; plus much more

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9 Oct 2021

IPBC Europe in Dublin brought patent value issues to the fore

Saturday Opinion: A memorable two days in the Irish capital showed definitively that face-to-face trumps video and allowed for some detailed debate on key topics Read more

7 Oct 2021

Can the EPO hold on to its world-leading reputation for quality in a ‘new normal’?

Office says digital pivot in the post-covid era provides an opportunity to enhance both quality and timeliness of its services Read more

2 Oct 2021

Judge dismisses Apple threat to quit UK; Qualcomm leaves HEVC platform; Major DoJ FRAND speech; Nokia hails patent award; Pharma licensing bonanza; plus much more

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26 Sep 2021

BlackBerry patent sale price agreed; Leahy seeks PTAB reform; China’s $54bn IP royalty target; Qualcomm portfolio analysed; ZTE licensing exclusive; plus much more

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20 Sep 2021

Have your say on patent office service and quality

A new benchmarking survey from IAM will reveal how perceptions of the world’s top patent offices are changing Read more

19 Sep 2021

Top Qualcomm exec slams Apple; NTT and Oppo agree SEP deal; Uber and Cruise form auto IP group; Square talks crypto patents; More Toshiba IP sales; plus much more

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18 Sep 2021

It’s time for a new approach to codec licensing

Saturday Opinion: IP and licensing failures are holding back adoption of superior technologies, argues Marconi’s Micky Minhas Read more

13 Sep 2021

How to be an IP leader

New IAM special report focuses on the men and women at the top of the pile who set the strategies and do the deals that drive the market forward Read more

12 Sep 2021

Mobile royalty stack decline; China’s EU SEP snub; New US patent sales data; Oppo v Nokia escalates; Thickets getting worse, says biosimilars IP head; plus much more

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11 Sep 2021

The DABUS decision makes Australia look like a champion of innovation, not a chump

Saturday Opinion: Federal Court's AI inventorship decision should serve as a clarion call for Australia to lead on innovation issues Read more

6 Sep 2021

Drafting AI patent applications for success at the EPO – eligibility and claim formulation

Co-published – There are different types of AI inventions and patent claims should be structured differently for each type in order to comply with the office’s eligibility requirements and obtain commercially relevant rights Read more

5 Sep 2021

Top IP strategists named; CAFC nixes $1.2bn pharma patent award; Ericsson’s big FRAND win; Major Chinese global royalty ruling; Sisvel Samsung deal; plus much more

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31 Aug 2021

The world’s leading IP strategists named

The 2021 edition of the IAM Strategy 300 has been published and identifies gamechangers working inside corporations, aggregators, service providers, research institutions and universities, among others Read more

29 Aug 2021

Top IP dealmakers named; BlackBerry patent sale soon; In defence of Michelle Lee; Toyota nets Lyft portfolio; IAM parent acquires Docket Navigator; plus much more

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25 Aug 2021

IAM parent company acquires market-leading US patent litigation data and analytics firm

Austin-based Docket Navigator - which also covers trademarks, antitrust and other practice areas - becomes a Law Business Research company Read more

22 Aug 2021

Hilco NPE attacks Apple; UPC set for mid-2022; Data-driven healthcare patent surge; Chip crisis requires US innovation reboot; Dolby’s Korean SEP fine; plus much more

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21 Aug 2021

Semiconductor shortage shows need for US innovation policy re-think

Saturday Opinion: the United States should be investing in people and infrastructure to enable the production of critical technologies at home, argues Arvin Patel of Intellectual Ventures Read more

15 Aug 2021

Truth about Tesla’s patent pledge; Record Chinese copyright damages; PanOptis wins big v Apple; Japan’s SEP review; Embrace UPC, says Bayer IP head; plus much more

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8 Aug 2021

UK SEP framework review; Volvo Car CIPO moves on; Albright responds to CAFC criticism; InterDigital's Xiaomi licensing deal; Australia AI patent first; plus much more

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7 Aug 2021

Creation of an IP division in Delhi is superficial for now, but could pay dividends in the long run

The new specialist court is a good signal for India even if its practical effects in the short term will be limited Read more

1 Aug 2021

Nokia’s huge licensing margins; US patent suits up; Apple in China IP buying spree; AI patent first in South Africa; Tech innovators’ diversity pledge; plus much more

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31 Jul 2021

Top IP owners have pledged to boost inventor diversity, but more must follow

Companies such as AT&T, Cisco Systems, Facebook and Google are among those that have agreed to track patenting performance among women and other under-represented inventor groups, and to share the data Read more

25 Jul 2021

Apple’s UK FRAND threat; Pool myths debunked; DoJ antitrust pick is hold-out sceptic; Top companies’ innovation diversity pledge; Ericsson’s LG deal?; plus much more

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23 Jul 2021

More than 25 major companies take innovation diversity pledge

Businesses sign-up ahead of groundbreaking event organised by the US IP Alliance in conjunction with UC Berkley Read more

18 Jul 2021

Europe’s SEP bombshell; Huawei and Verizon settle patent fight; Protecting AI via the EPO; Ericsson royalties jump; Arthrex - the good, bad and ugly; plus much more

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17 Jul 2021

The Arthrex fix is no fix at all

Neither SCOTUS nor the USPTO has come up with a workable solution to the issues at the heart of the case Read more

14 Jul 2021

Arthrex could offer life sciences patents extra layer of protection

Co-published - An additional level of scrutiny for IPR decisions will be a boon for owners of valuable pharma and biotech patents Read more

12 Jul 2021

How to secure AI patents in Europe

Co-published - The EPO is ready and waiting for applications relating to artifical intelligence, but that doesn’t mean it will make the path to getting protection an easy one Read more

11 Jul 2021

UPC gets German green light; New Microsoft IP head; Nokia hits Oppo with patent suits; First VVC pool launched; IP Hall of Fame inductees announced; plus much more

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6 Jul 2021

The IP Hall of Fame inductees for 2021 announced

Florent Gevers, Andrei Iancu, Fritz Lanham, Dan McCurdy and Laura Quatela are the five individuals selected for induction this year by the IP Hall of Fame Academy Read more

4 Jul 2021

ZTE’s major IP monetisation play; Smart energy SEP battle; Qualcomm’s VVC lead; Biden patent policy concerns grow; Sisvel and Xiaomi seal licence deal; plus much more

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30 Jun 2021

The 2021 edition of the IAM Patent 1000 goes live

Definitive guide to the world’s leading private practice firms and individuals now available Read more

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