Patents

Australian government unveils patent box tax regime as part of upcoming budget

New scheme is aimed at encouraging biotech innovation, and follows years of industry warnings about offshoring of intellectual property

Australian government unveils patent box tax regime as part of upcoming budget
USPTO marks patent number 11 million, while signs emerge of a recovery in filings
11 May 2021

USPTO marks patent number 11 million, while signs emerge of a recovery in filings

Just three years after heralding number 10 million, the US has passed another notable milestone with a grant to a medtech company

Brazilian Supreme Court set to decide whether tens of thousands of patents live or die
11 May 2021

Brazilian Supreme Court set to decide whether tens of thousands of patents live or die

Up to 30,000 individual grants are at risk as the country’s highest court decides whether to retroactively apply a landmark ruling it handed down last week

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11 May 2021

Wireless back to the fore for IP Bridge in multi-jurisdiction patent tangle with Huawei

Japanese fund’s first acquisition and first new litigation since going private have both centred on SEPs Read more

10 May 2021

Foreign companies pared back Chinese patent filing in 2020

Applications from overseas are latest area in which long-term growth trends are reversing in China Read more

8 May 2021

Biden’s backing for the covid vaccine IP waiver should concern all rights owners

This week’s unprecedented move raises a series of worrying questions and puts in doubt the administration’s commitment to fostering innovative activity Read more

7 May 2021

InterDigital's Indian anti anti-suit injunction confirmed in escalation of Xiaomi dispute

According to the US company’s latest quarterly filing, the Delhi High Court has made an earlier interim ruling permanent Read more

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26 Apr 2021

Get smarter about covid patents or pay the price

On World IP Day it's time to get a few things straight about where the real problems in getting jabs to those who need them really lie Read more

1 Apr 2021

Spending on patent litigation set to increase, according to IP industry leaders

Over 50% of respondents in the latest IAM Panels Survey believe rises are on the cards over the next six months Read more

29 Mar 2021

Getting to the truth about global patent litigation

Take part in the IAM survey will lift the lid on the state of play in established jurisdictions and key emerging markets Read more

25 Mar 2021

New IAM report names the companies that own the biggest US, Chinese and European patent portfolios

Samsung, Robert Bosch and Huawei take the top spots in the world’s most important markets, exclusive data and analysis shows Read more

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7 May 2021

Samsung and Ericsson settle patent licensing dispute

Swedish company projects second quarter licensing revenues of up to $297 million after signing cross-licence which includes 5G rights Read more

6 May 2021

Xperi takes $60 million semiconductor licensing hit but media assets continue to pay off

Despite revenue drop, company insisted it can exceed $350 million IP revenue target and said it's on track to split the product and patent businesses Read more

6 May 2021

Biden backs covid-19 IP waiver in historic US policy shift

Landmark move suggests realignment in America’s domestic and international healthcare IP stance Read more

6 May 2021

Australian patent applications tumble with both locals and foreign filers cutting back

Chinese and Indian entities, however, scramble to obtain innovation patents before the second-tier system meets its end in June Read more

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4 Nov 2020

Supreme Court could signal time’s up for Google’s anti-competitive IP infringement

A long-running battle with Oracle once again shines the spotlight on a pattern of alleged major IP infringements by the search giant Read more

12 Aug 2020

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A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

12 Aug 2020

As the fallout from covid continues, the two IP superpowers offer different messages

While China cheers an uptick in applications, the USPTO warns of a prolonged downturn Read more

8 Jun 2020

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