Patents

Top bitcoin hardware firms to clash in Chinese IP suit

Bitmain’s trade secrets complaint against MicroBT in Beijing follows failed patent assertion attempt

Top bitcoin hardware firms to clash in Chinese IP suit
Michel, Iancu and Tillis take aim at “power grab” by China in Ericsson v Samsung fight
12 Apr 2021

Michel, Iancu and Tillis take aim at “power grab” by China in Ericsson v Samsung fight

In Federal Circuit brief the court's former chief judge, the ex-USPTO head and the influential Republican Senator make plain why they believe the EDTX anti anti-suit injunction should stand

Six takeaways from the $1.8 billion finale to the LG Energy Solutions - SK Innovation IP dispute
12 Apr 2021

Six takeaways from the $1.8 billion finale to the LG Energy Solutions - SK Innovation IP dispute

As political wrangling and potential for commercial fallout mounted, the two Korean battery suppliers reached an eleventh-hour settlement deal yesterday

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12 Apr 2021

French SPC rulings give first signs of Royalty Pharma’s impact

Paris Court of Appeal turns down three appeals over supplementary protection certificate rejections Read more

10 Apr 2021

The Tillis USPTO Director red lines have real political bite

The North Carolina senator is clear that the he will not vote to confirm a nominee who will row back on the Iancu reforms Read more

9 Apr 2021

Fortress’s latest patent fund could top $900 million

As it pitches the market for new investment the Eran Zur-led IP team tells of a patent market in recovery and ripe for new capital Read more

9 Apr 2021

Sony’s strategy for IP success makes it rare among Japanese businesses

The company’s creative use of patents over the years has enabled multiple acquisitions and helped underpin a major business transformation Read more

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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

18 Mar 2021

Another brick in the wall towards patents becoming fully-fledged assets

Announcing the creation of SPIF - a non-partisan, open standard, human readable solution for uniquely identifying patent assets that is consistent with existing formats Read more

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9 Apr 2021

Post-smartphones, LG is actively exploring patent sales

An affiliate of the South Korean company recently sold over 100 assets to an NPE, while other parts of the portfolio are reportedly being shopped by brokers Read more

8 Apr 2021

Netlist uses IP leverage for $40 million licence with SK hynix and a key supply agreement

On top of a patent deal, the companies agree a purchase deal covering up to $600 million in products from the Korean business Read more

8 Apr 2021

Multibillion-dollar BridgeBio deal is a boost for patent-centric pharma business models

Hub-and-spokes life sciences companies are providing new opportunities for IP monetisation Read more

8 Apr 2021

Practitioners stunned after Indian government shutters IP appeal board with immediate effect

Lawyers and rightsholders decry lack of consultation after Modi government preempts Parliament to abolish IPAB by decree 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

IP market news highlights

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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London, United Kingdom
Wiggin LLP