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To educate lawyers who change the world, we cannot let this crisis go to waste

As the covid-19 pandemic continues to upend education in the US and beyond, there is an opportunity to create a new normal in how IP is taught, says Megan Carpenter, Dean of the Franklin Pierce School of Law

To educate lawyers who change the world, we cannot let this crisis go to waste
China patent firm boom; What a world class in-house IP team looks like; SCOTUS nominee on eligibility; Covid vaccine IP pledge; Ocado shares fall on patent suit news; plus much more
17 Oct 2020

China patent firm boom; What a world class in-house IP team looks like; SCOTUS nominee on eligibility; Covid vaccine IP pledge; Ocado shares fall on patent suit news; plus much more

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What world class IP management looks like
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

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11 Oct 2020

Aon’s big IP finance play; US damages surge; InterDigital wins ant-anti-suit injunction; IBM and Alibaba patent deal; When FRAND means license-to-all; plus much more

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4 Oct 2020

InterDigital hit by Chinese anti-suit injunction; GE's energy IP pivot; Indian patent examination surge; Acacia’s medtech play; Patent thickets get thicker; plus much more

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3 Oct 2020

When it comes to tackling gender equality in IP, saying the present is better than the past is not enough

An IPBC Connect discussion among leading women in Asia’s patent professions, focusing on equality between the sexes in the region’s major jurisdictions, showed the way forward – but left one Millennial attendee still wanting more Read more

27 Sep 2020

Record French patent damages; Bayer IP head slams EPO board decision; Blackberry royalties surge; USPTO maintenance fees plummet; Philips goes on US attack; plus much more

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20 Sep 2020

China’s first anti-suit injunction; Apple CEO rejects efficient infringement; CRISPR patent battle latest; EPO and USPTO heads’ covid warning; CBM back from the dead?; plus much more

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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

14 Sep 2020

Changes to Ukraine’s IP laws have major implications for the life sciences

Two recent pieces of legislation have brought the country’s patent system more closely in line with EU rules Read more

13 Sep 2020

BlackBerry’s golden portfolio; Life science IP deals surge; SCOTUS lacks 101 stomach, says CAFC judge; How to sell patents; It’s the PTAB, stupid; plus much more

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6 Sep 2020

TikTok sale peril; BigTech PTAB court challenge; the RPX of the cannabis industry; Xiaomi patent strategy analysis; IPBC Connect Huawei, Facebook exclusives; plus much more

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5 Sep 2020

Covid-19 shows promise of AI tools – innovators need IP protection, and fast

Breakthroughs by startups across the APAC region show the IP system is working as intended to incentivise innovation - even in a crowded patent landscape Read more

2 Sep 2020

CAFC Illumina clarification is good news for diagnostics innovators

Updated decision increases potential for protecting preparation methods based on natural phenomena under Section 101 Read more

30 Aug 2020

SEP owners’ huge UK win; Q2 patent sales plummet; Blackberry hires new licensing head; The US’s “America First” juries; Sanofi’s quality crusade; plus much more

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29 Aug 2020

Despite last Wednesday's Supreme Court decision, the UK won't become the global hub for resolving FRAND disputes

The Unwired Planet/Conversant judgment was great news for SEP owners, but Brexit Britain is not economically or politically important enough to be home to the world's royalty-setting court Read more

26 Aug 2020

Three lessons from the Federal Circuit’s recent 101 reversal in XY v Trans Ova Genetics

The appellate court overturned an earlier ruling invalidating an animal breeding tech patent Read more

26 Aug 2020

UK Supreme Court hands Unwired Planet and Conversant victory in key SEP FRAND dispute

Huge decision confirms that English court can require a company to take a global licence and can adjudicate multinational FRAND disputes Read more

23 Aug 2020

Nokia wins key German Daimler injunction; Why Nvidia plus Arm is patent heaven; JPO gets new head; IV goes on the attack; Introducing Licensing 2.0; plus much more

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22 Aug 2020

If Nvidia purchases Arm it will create a processor patent powerhouse

The semiconductor industry is buzzing on the news of a potential tie-up and portfolio analysis shows that there is a lot to be gained from such a move Read more

16 Aug 2020

Qualcomm’s huge licensing victory; Avanci dominates 3G and 4G SEPs; Pharma IP deals good news; PanOptis’s $500m Apple win; PTAB danger for US innovation; plus much more

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15 Aug 2020

SEP owners may never have had it so good

It's been a great 2020 for rights holders so far and that's why a rallying call deployed by UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan in the 1950s could well be ringing in their ears Read more

9 Aug 2020

Apple hit with $1.4bn suit; Bristol Myers IP head exclusive interview; Major Chinese FRAND decision; RPX swoops for AR assets; Intel’s patent advantage; plus much more

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8 Aug 2020

China's universities can shape the future of video - and more besides - if they get IP right

Robust technical contributions to VVC could turn into future royalty streams as the country's academic institutions get more involved than ever before in standards-setting Read more

5 Aug 2020

Campinos and Iancu confirmed for IPBC Connect

USPTO and EPO chiefs join 140 other IP thought-leaders to take part in a ground-breaking event that has already attracted close to 1,000 registrations Read more

2 Aug 2020

Clarivate and CPA merge; Patents vital to covid-19 cure; Qualcomm seals key Huawei deal; DoJ gives Avanci green light; Medtronic’s winning IP strategy; plus much more

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1 Aug 2020

Ignore naysayers, the patent system is playing a vital role in the fight against covid-19

We have learned some important IP lessons in the months since the coronavirus pandemic surged across the world; one of which is just how crucial IP itself is to finding a way out of the crisis Read more

27 Jul 2020

Indonesia makes compulsory licensing easier as high-tech waits on key patent reform

Country paves way for possible covid-19 vaccine order, but promised protections for technology firms are taking longer than anticipated Read more

26 Jul 2020

Nobel laureate’s CAFC loss; IBM and Samsung do patent deal; Big value in narrowed claims; Major Fujitsu chip IP transfer; Apple under attack in China; plus much more

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25 Jul 2020

As IP moves up Canada’s national agenda, other countries should follow suit

Trio of initiatives shows the country means business and the risk of a global economic downturn means similar moves may also become an important part of recovery plans elsewhere Read more

20 Jul 2020

After success of early stage covid-19 vaccine trial, Oxford University's coronavirus IP policy explained

With the promising news today that a coronavirus vaccine being developed by scientists at the university is safe and triggers an immune response, we revisit our exclusive April interview with the head of Oxford's tech transfer office in which he talks about its new, expedited, approach to granting covid-related licences Read more

19 Jul 2020

Samsung acquires 500+ Nokia assets; Huawei HEVC exclusive; Big Ericsson deals up for renewal; IP’s glass ceiling fractures; Why Houlihan patent team left; plus much more

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18 Jul 2020

Why Huawei can’t count on patent licensing – at least in the US

Successful dealmaking cannot be isolated from broader political currents and that means China’s 5G champion may need to embrace more out-of-the-box IP value creation strategies Read more

15 Jul 2020

German Federal Court of Justice’s FRAND decision is a win for patent owners

In Sisvel v Haier, Germany’s highest court brought greater clarity to a number of issues surrounding the licensing of SEPs – and rights holders have reason to be satisfied Read more

12 Jul 2020

Corporate IP leaders expect budget cuts; Ex-TiVo CIPO joins IV; Foxconn + Sharp = patent heaven; USPTO deferred exam surge; Biopharma’s big China win; plus much more

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11 Jul 2020

Reporting serious allegations made against the WIPO director general was not fake news, it was essential

The agency's outgoing head Francis Gurry has hit out at media coverage of complaints made against him by his deputy, but the real problem was a total lack of transparency in how the affair was handled Read more

8 Jul 2020

Scoop on UK's No to the UPC was the most-read IAM story in H1 2020

The top 20 pieces of the first six months of the year dominated by coverage of the coronavirus pandemic Read more

7 Jul 2020

A patent's journey from IAM Market to Facebook v BlackBerry

Analysis shows that assets listed on the platform sell at a higher rate than average, while they are also litigated more often Read more

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