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The search for 2021’s inductees into the IP Hall of Fame is underway

Nomination process now open with a new category introduced in memory of Todd Dickinson

The search for 2021’s inductees into the IP Hall of Fame is underway
IEEE reviews patent policy; Huge China trade secrets award; SEPs move up US agenda; Exclusive Spangenberg interview; Top battery tech portfolios named;<strong> </strong>and much more
28 Feb 2021

IEEE reviews patent policy; Huge China trade secrets award; SEPs move up US agenda; Exclusive Spangenberg interview; Top battery tech portfolios named; and much more

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Boom in M&amp;A shifts semiconductor patent landscape
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

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21 Feb 2021

US must lead on FRAND; BlackBerry royalties don't impress markets; USPTO Director race narrows; Top IP lessons for biotech SMEs; InterDigital eyes M&A; and much more

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15 Feb 2021

Uptrend in oppositions could spell costly delays for Indian patent applicants

Practitioners say greater attention to detail during the prosecution process can head off frivolous challenges Read more

14 Feb 2021

No UK EPO exit; Next USPTO Director latest; New finance boosts NPEs; Foreign SEP owners take China validity hit; French delight for patent plaintiffs; and much more

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7 Feb 2021

IBM abandonments soar; China scraps patent subsidies; UK EPO membership doubts; Acacia targets five with Yahoo! IP; New plan to judge SEP essentiality; and much more

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31 Jan 2021

Ericsson licensing fee warning; Allergan's ITC Botox trade secrets win; VVC pool initiative fails; Huawei portfolio deep dive; Iancu legacy analysis; and much more

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29 Jan 2021

Love him or loathe him, few USPTO directors have left an impression like Iancu

From new 101 guidelines to PTAB reform and changing the narrative around innovation, America’s now former IP chief built a considerable legacy Read more

27 Jan 2021

IAM is getting even bigger and better this year

Exciting new offerings on our platform combined with a stellar line-up of online events guarantee subscribers more bang for their buck than ever before Read more

24 Jan 2021

VVC patent demand surges; Ericsson v Samsung state of play; BlackBerry reaps Facebook settlement dividend; Six biopharma IP deal trends; Leading universities form unique pool; and much more

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17 Jan 2021

IV and RPX mega deal; Huawei secures BlackBerry IP; China’s patent attorney boom; USPTO grants remain at historic high; Fortress NPE targets tech trio; and much more

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10 Jan 2021

US patent suits soar; Apple’s 10-year IP buying spree; Inside Samsung’s Wuhan anti-suit injunction; Google and Intel deal; PTAB success rates analysis; and much more

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9 Jan 2021

Revealed: the email Andrei Iancu sent to USPTO staff on the day the US Capitol was stormed

“I am heartbroken to see this affront to our constitutional electoral process,” the agency’s Director wrote Read more

3 Jan 2021

Ericsson v Samsung explodes into life; Biggest stories of 2020; New IP strategies for biopharma; How to go it alone; Top licensing tips; plus much more

We published a number of pieces over the Christmas and New Year period, here’s a recap for those who were doing other things Read more

24 Dec 2020

The IAM Christmas Playlist 2020

What the editorial team will be listening to as they sup on mulled wine and down mince pies Read more

22 Dec 2020

The keys to effective IP monetisation

Patent licensing is as much an art as it is a science, explain some of those featured in the new IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide Read more

22 Dec 2020

If you're thinking of going it alone, here are some tips from those who have

Seven pieces of advice from IP pioneers who decided to leave their jobs and set up on their own Read more

21 Dec 2020

Four predictions on how AI will reshape the IP landscape

IAM’s Strategy 300 Global Leaders share their insights on what the future holds for AI and patents – and what companies need to do now to stay ahead Read more

20 Dec 2020

Asia’s top IP teams named; Qualcomm cools on pools; Top pharma royalty deals of 2020; Albright tightens grip on US patent cases; How to halt hold-up; plus much more

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19 Dec 2020

Those who adopt a hold-out strategy in SEP FRAND licensing should face the prospect of a market red card

Football shows how to deal with the long delays in licensing negotiations caused by those doing all they can to avoid paying a fair royalty, argues InterDigital’s Eeva Hakoranta Read more

18 Dec 2020

Japan’s leading corporate IP departments revealed

The country's Asia IP Elite made some big strategic shifts in 2020 as they weathered an unprecedented year Read more

17 Dec 2020

China’s top in-house IP teams revealed

In a year marked by resilience, Chinese IP giants are pushing to close the gap with overseas competitors Read more

15 Dec 2020

East Asian giants leave their stamp on the IP market

IAM reveals the Asia IP Elite members for 2020 from two dynamic high-tech jurisdictions: South Korea and Taiwan Read more

14 Dec 2020

The last 12 months have been good for patent owners, say global IP leaders

Exclusive Panels Report for IAM focuses on key issues, including: portfolio management, litigation, monetisation, the regulatory environment and strategic priorities Read more

14 Dec 2020

The Asia IP Elite – a shared commitment to excellence across very different markets

IAM reveals the top in-house IP teams from India, Southeast Asia and Australasia Read more

13 Dec 2020

Google joins HEVC pool; No RPX BlackBerry bid; Huge chip patent deal revealed; DoJ official issues anti-suit injunction warning; Canada ups its IP game; plus much more

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6 Dec 2020

US patent sales down again; China court to set global FRAND rate; Xperi plans IP split; EU prepares for unitary SPC; Tesla seals licensing deal with top NPE; plus much more

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29 Nov 2020

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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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 Read more

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

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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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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