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EU set for global patent leadership; Chinese auction flops; Intel and Sony agree major chip deal; What Biden will mean for IP; Honda’s big AI play; plus much more

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EU set for global patent leadership; Chinese auction flops; Intel and Sony agree major chip deal; What Biden will mean for IP; Honda’s big AI play; plus much more
The EU has the chance to seize global patent leadership
28 Nov 2020

The EU has the chance to seize global patent leadership

Europe has never been in a better position to set rules the rest of the world must follow

EU SEP bombshell; BlackBerry portfolio sale latest; Samsung shops for wireless patents; Germany leads in EPO oppositions; Data is the new IP frontier; plus much more
22 Nov 2020

EU SEP bombshell; BlackBerry portfolio sale latest; Samsung shops for wireless patents; Germany leads in EPO oppositions; Data is the new IP frontier; plus much more

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23 Nov 2020

Seven steps to monetising your patent assets

The optimal strategic process to get any rising start-up from initial filings through to licensing income 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

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

16 Nov 2020

“Decisive, durable and defendable” - how to measure strategic IP success

IAM’s Global Leaders reveal what they consider to be the primary indicators of an effective IP strategy Read more

15 Nov 2020

Blackberry patent sale revealed; Pfizer vaccine IP issues; PTAB reform gets key Senate backing; Pharma royalty deals boom; Big Tech on notice in China; plus much more

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9 Nov 2020

Pfizer’s covid vaccine found 90% effective, but raises IP questions

Company CEO proclaims “a great day for science and humanity”, but there are patent, know-how and data uncertainties to overcome Read more

8 Nov 2020

Biden IP plan analysis; Apple’s $2bn damages bill; Top global patent dealmakers named; Conversant and RPX agree big wireless licence; China trade secrets concerns; plus much more

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7 Nov 2020

A Biden presidency is likely to mean IP evolution, not revolution

With the former vice-president closing in on election victory, we take a look at how his administration might tackle key patent issues 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

1 Nov 2020

Deutsche Telekom patent auction; Exclusive IBM IP head interview; UMC’s huge trade secrets fine; Tough times for China’s attorneys; Bayer’s $4bn IP deal; plus much more

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28 Oct 2020

Help us to identify the world's leading IP strategists

The research process for the IAM Strategy 300 2021 is now underway and we are inviting nominations as we decide who should be included Read more

25 Oct 2020

IBM IP split revealed; Qualcomm licensing exclusive; WHO backs covid TRIPs override; Ericsson CEO wants fair value deals;  Battery patent leaders named; plus much more

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24 Oct 2020

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 Read 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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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

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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