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Elon Musk is right about patents …

… and that makes what he says about them even more misguided and potentially dangerous

23 September 2022

Drone makers ramp-up patent filings with one Chinese company leading the fleet

IP strategy could be shifting, however, as a result of market saturation, toughening regulations

22 September 2022

World class patents and strategic freedom will deliver big returns for Adeia, say firm’s leaders

On the cusp of its formal split with Xperi, senior executives have outlined a positive future for the video, audio and semiconductor IP licensing business

22 September 2022

Diagnosing the patent and trade secret strategy behind a biotech company's success

Dr Kenneth Wong, of Singapore-based MiRXES, discusses using a multi-faceted IP approach to propel the company forward

22 September 2022

Next WDTX chief judge unlikely to overturn random patent case assignment order

With rumours swirling, IAM spoke exclusively to US District Judge Fred Biery who is among those poised to take on more IP litigation

21 September 2022

How the America Invents Act has hurt SMEs

As the legislation celebrates 10 years, Michael Renaud, Jonathan Engler and Jessica Perry of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo analyse a decade of data to reveal that, far from helping small businesses by improving patent quality, it has only succeeded in driving them out of US district courts.

21 September 2022

Avanci 2G-4G patent programme covers over 80% of connected auto market after deals surge

Honda, Toyota and Nissan among the major manufacturers to become licensees, three weeks after deadline for securing $15 per unit rate ended

21 September 2022

Ocean Tomo founder discusses IP asset value ‘revolution’ and the policy issues of the moment

IP Hall of Fame inductee James Malackowski speaks with IAM about his career and IP’s untapped opportunities

20 September 2022

China trademark filings register first drop in a decade: 2021 in numbers

Applications filed at the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) in 2020 broke records but the country registered no growth in 2021, in contrast to a strong showing in Europe and North America

20 September 2022

Samsung takes licence to settle US 5G patent suit

NPE 5G IP Holdings secures a settlement with the Korean giant in dispute over assets previously owned by Taiwanese R&D lab with links to Foxconn, Sharp

20 September 2022

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