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The biggest IP stories coming up in 2023

Saturday Opinion: The IAM team is once again passing around the crystal ball and predicting the shape of things to come

07 January 2023

USPTO director welcomes turn of year with wave of patent battle decisions

Kathi Vidal will conduct a sua sponte review in Samsung vs Netlist and issued updates on VLSI IPR abuse reviews

06 January 2023

Brazil’s Supreme Court deals blow to rights holders on patent terms

A similar, separate case this year may still trigger a change of course, however

06 January 2023

Nokia-Oppo, SEPs in China and Japan and change afoot in India: APAC's top five of 2022

IAM looks back at the biggest stories from the last 12 months

06 January 2023

Samsung renews smart TV licence with Adeia

As consumers tighten entertainment budgets growth in connected TVs has been accelerated

05 January 2023

Apple’s ex-licensing director alleges patent department favours white men

Jayna Whitt’s wrongful termination suit against the iPhone maker claims that women and minority patent professionals do not receive the same career opportunities

05 January 2023

Viking’s trade secret lawsuit highlights collaboration risks

New allegations demonstrate a growing overlap between patent and trade secret disputes

05 January 2023

Patent litigation finance booming while insurance market evolving, providers say

Industry practitioners remain optimistic against an unstable financial backdrop

04 January 2023

InterDigital secures Panasonic and LG licences, but arbitration looms for Samsung deal

It is rare for SEP holders and standards implementers to arbitrate disputes, but it’s on the horizon for a cellular licence renewal with the Korean smartphone maker

04 January 2023

F-Star buyout delay shows growing national security disruption to patent dealmaking

Purchase by Sino Biopharm subsidiary has been put on hold by US authorities

04 January 2023

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