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AI-powered patent pools open for business despite some market scepticism

Two newly launched licensing platforms say the moment has arrived to deploy the rapidly developing technology, but not everyone is convinced

07 January 2022

Q3 2021 saw a software surge in US patent sales

The most recent AST data shows a 12-point jump in transacted assets, as well as continuing strength in healthcare and semiconductors

07 January 2022

IPCom patent campaign against Apple in China appears to end with global settlement

Report suggests German NPE walked away from long-running dispute with eight-digit sum, ending litigation in Fuzhou

07 January 2022

Vidal USPTO Director confirmation vote cancelled, but not due to opposition to her appointment

The Senate Judiciary Committee is all set to endorse her appointment but has been delayed in doing thanks to a funeral and a riot’s anniversary

06 January 2022

Landmark Dutch appeal court decision reduces risk of third-party damages against pharma patentees

The appellate ruling overturns a recent lower court judgment which exposed life sciences IP plaintiffs to significant additional dangers from health insurer lawsuits

06 January 2022

Chinese court asked to quash "malicious" patent assertion campaign

Appotronics says it’s suing in Guangzhou IP Court to stop patent suits filed by a major Taiwanese company

06 January 2022

Five ingredients for a stellar IP strategy

Staying pragmatic and adopting a global perspective are just two of the key components of a game-changing IP programme, according to our IP elite.

05 January 2022

Open RAN patent pool raises eyebrows, but operators promise balance

Critics suggest Alium will favour implementers by offering royalty rates that are inadequate for licensors

05 January 2022

How looming patent cliffs are impacting pharma IP strategies

Major IP expiries on the horizon are not only shaping pharma dealmaking patterns, but are likely to lead to further patent thicket disputes.

05 January 2022

Convergence leads tech trends IP strategists say are re-shaping innovation

The IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders share the macro developments having the biggest impact on their clients

05 January 2022

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