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Albright preliminary injunction award could attract further requests

Data from Docket Navigator shows plaintiffs in US patent cases rarely request such relief and judges rarely grant them when they do

06 December 2021

Hyundai – auto’s quiet patent superpower

The automaker and its affiliates are growing their portfolios in technologies that will be critical for developing the car of the future

06 December 2021

Validity rate for Chinese patents ticks upward, but patent owners in top tech areas face tough road

While more than half of invention patents survive invalidation unscathed, key life science and communications classes see higher knock-out rate

06 December 2021

EPO top for quality; Vidal’s SEP hostage to fortune; Calls for China pool reform; Biogen patent disaster; Uber’s Moneyball strategy for portfolio ROI; 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

05 December 2021

Australia under-invests in IP, and recent government proposals will not fix that

Saturday Opinion: In-house leaders say a mooted patent box regime limited to life sciences will reward companies that get patents already, failing to encourage IP investment in new industries

04 December 2021

“I am a strong believer in patents,” Albright’s pick for US magistrate judge tells IAM

An analysis on Docket Navigator shows that Longview litigator Derek Gilliland has represented patent owners 97% of the time, with key clients including Intellectual Ventures

03 December 2021

CAFC tees up patent fight over multi-billion-dollar Moderna covid revenues

Arbutus Biopharma’s shares soar in anticipation of mRNA jab royalty lawsuit after Federal Circuit ruling

03 December 2021

Huawei knocks out two Chinese patents in global SEP dispute with IP Bridge

Exclusive data shows extent of Japanese firm’s Chinese patent holdings as it heads into a high-stakes rate-setting battle

03 December 2021

Federal Circuit confirms Biogen’s multi-billion dollar Tecfidera patent disaster

In a split decision, the CAFC has upheld a decision that cut short the exclusivity of the company’s best-selling product by eight years

02 December 2021

Vidal looks all set to lead the USPTO after confident Senate hearing

In a strong display, the Biden administration's choice to lead the agency addressed Section 101 reform and Fintiv discretionary denials, but may have left a hostage to fortune on SEP/FRAND

02 December 2021

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