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Are US companies embracing quality over quantity in the patenting race?

Saturday Opinion: IAM deputy editor Angela Morris confronts the claim that 2022 US patent grants may indicate American industry is slipping in the global innovation race

04 February 2023

UK R&D innovator to see 1,452% revenue boost from $150M Samsung settlement

Nanoco Group pockets $90 million after attorneys and a litigation finance firm are paid

03 February 2023

UK Supreme Court judge and IP Hall of Fame inductee Lord Kitchin announces retirement

From the archives: Lord Kitchin's in-depth interview with IAM

03 February 2023

Novartis wins German injunction following string of European Gilenya litigation defeats

The Dusselfdorf Regional Court has issued a sales ban against eight generics in the much-watched dispute

03 February 2023

Neglect begets opportunity in femtech IP

Femtech entrepreneurs can take advantage of large empty spaces on the patent landscape to secure IP protection for their innovations

02 February 2023

The challenges that trade secrets pose to IP stakeholders

For companies, policy makers and service providers, the growing importance of know-how as a quantifiable asset presents dangers and opportunities

02 February 2023

New US trade secrets law a ‘potential sledgehammer’ in dispute negotiations

President can now pick out foreign entities and subject them to a series of sanctions

01 February 2023

Report finds ‘privateers’ charging royalties 15 times that of major SEP holders

Stout’s research identifies Panasonic, Nokia and Ericsson as the biggest sellers to privateers in the past decade

01 February 2023

InterDigital scores further Lenovo victory, while in-house lawyer avoids embargo breach reprimand

It has been another eventful week as parties await the English High Court’s global FRAND rate decision

01 February 2023

Apple acquisitions are fuelling the growth of its semiconductor patent portfolio

With its long history of patent acquisition, Apple shows no signs of slowing down in its quest to expand its position in the semiconductor patent landscape, argues co-authors George Park and David Wright of IPValue in this co-published piece

31 January 2023

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