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BlackBerry patent sale almost there but still not over the line

“We are literally down to the last few important items now,” says company CEO John Chen on Q3 earnings call

22 December 2021

Data sheds light on patenting strategies in the self-driving vehicle space

Landscape analysis reveals a space where automakers, suppliers and tech companies are all active and portfolio strategies are largely focused on one or two jurisdictions

22 December 2021

The biggest biopharma patent stories of the year

From President Biden’s backing for a covid IP waiver through a new linkage system in China to big changes in Brazil, it was an action-packed 2021 for the life sciences industries

21 December 2021

The biggest Asia-Pacific IP stories of 2021

Beyond China, there was a lot going on in a market that is home to some of the world’s most important patent-producing businesses

21 December 2021

The 2021 trends that shaped the IP market in five major industries

In-house experts highlight the year’s most important patent developments in auto, life sciences, software, semiconductors and telecoms

20 December 2021

It’s a big 48 hours for BlackBerry and the patent market in general

The company is due to release its Q3 financials tomorrow, but it is not known whether the touted sale of a portfolio of well over 30,000 individual assets will also be announced

20 December 2021

The most important patent and IP business developments in China in 2021

A wide-ranging overhaul of the law, big moves on FRAND and a major departure were among the highlights of a busy year

20 December 2021

Uniloc and Apple unite in licensing case; Key US SEP consultation extended; EPO AI grants climb; Vidal backs Iancu reforms; UPC all set for 2022; plus much more

Get ready for the new working week with a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform over the past seven days

19 December 2021

IP teams must be more proactive about communicating risk

Saturday Opinion: Surprising results of a survey published in IAM last month show that there’s plenty of room to improve the way top-level management is apprised of patent and brand threats

18 December 2021

Avanci CEO predicts solutions – not litigation – for connected car makers in 2022

Kasim Alfalahi says educating OEMs about telecoms standards and essential patents has taken some time, but they are turning a corner

17 December 2021

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