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This, too, shall pass ...
Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey
26 Mar 2020

Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey

Help us to identify the key trends currently shaping the global IP market

Why a patenting decline of between 10% and 20% is on the cards this year
25 Mar 2020

Why a patenting decline of between 10% and 20% is on the cards this year

The global Covid-19 pandemic looks set to have a major impact on filings across the world in 2020, with a far steeper fall in applications than was seen in 2009

Latest

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18 Mar 2020

Help us map the latest developments in the global IP market

There’s not long left to answer our annual IP benchmarking survey Read more

7 Mar 2020

Daren Tang must seize Asia’s first chance to run the global IP system

After a bruising WIPO director-general election process, Singaporean nominee’s first priority should be to build bridges between the US and China Read more

6 Mar 2020

Notice of postponement - IPBC Europe 2020 and IP Risk Management Europe 2020

New dates for both events, which had been scheduled to take place in the last week of March, will be announced as soon as possible Read more

4 Mar 2020

If you thought the last decade was revolutionary, you ain’t seen nothing yet

We analyse 10 years of change for crucial clues as to what lies in store for the 2020s. Read more

Designs

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18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

2 Oct 2019

Huawei reportedly launches IP attack on Chinese handset maker

Shenzhen Transsion, the dominant mobile phone seller on the African continent, said to have come into IP conflict with Huawei shortly before going public Read more

17 Jun 2019

Why it's time for the world of patents to embrace diversity and gender equality

Special IAM boardroom session at IPBC Global 2019 focuses on how to get more women involved in senior positions in the global IP market - and why everyone will win when it happens Read more

Finance

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18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

5 Nov 2019

TSMC chief speaks as market reacts to foundry war settlement

Exact terms remain confidential, but TSMC's CEO suggested to employees that the licence rights are not transferrable should Globalfoundries be acquired Read more

6 Mar 2019

The state of play in the global IP market

IAM's annual benchmarking survey is designed to identify the key concerns of senior decision makers in areas such as deal-making, valuation, patent office performance, top litigation venues and policy Read more

Frand/SEPS

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18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

4 Dec 2019

Huawei hones IP message amidst wins and losses

A good result in a German court and the settlement of a key competitor dispute are among positive signs for the company, but US sanctions continue to cloud future Read more

5 Apr 2019

Another Chinese mobile giant approaches IPO light on patents and facing potential trouble as a result

Shenzhen-based Transsion is a dominant market player in Africa, but a light IP portfolio might complicate its ambitious expansion plans Read more

Law & Policy

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18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

6 Feb 2020

Iancu makes US concerns about possible Chinese WIPO leadership clear

USPTO head tells Washington DC event that the next head of the organisation must come from a country that “respects intellectual property rights” Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

18 Nov 2019

South Africa's top court issues first patent decision but fails to clarify infringement defence uncertainties

The country’s Constitutional Court, which split down the middle, refused to grant an appeal to challenge a Merck patent on new grounds Read more

Litigation

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18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

30 Jan 2020

Global IP Awards winners for 2020 named in London

Law and attorney firms from around the world recognised for their outstanding work in litigation, prosecution and transactions during 2019 Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

4 Dec 2019

Huawei hones IP message amidst wins and losses

A good result in a German court and the settlement of a key competitor dispute are among positive signs for the company, but US sanctions continue to cloud future Read more

Market Developments

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25 Feb 2020

Despite a drop-off in deal numbers, 2019 was a great year for biopharma IP owners

Last year’s M&A and licensing figures suggest that there is a sellers' market in many types of life sciences assets Read more

18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

14 Feb 2020

Help to choose the IP Hall of Fame inductees for 2020

Nominate someone who deserves recognition for their outstanding, long-term contribution to the IP world Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

Non-Practising Entities

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18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

6 Mar 2019

The state of play in the global IP market

IAM's annual benchmarking survey is designed to identify the key concerns of senior decision makers in areas such as deal-making, valuation, patent office performance, top litigation venues and policy Read more

31 Jan 2019

Latest Samsung acquisition could re-ignite patent war with Apple

The Korean electronics giant has bought Corephotonics, an Israeli startup that is taking on Apple in Judge Lucy Koh’s Northern District of California courtroom Read more

Patent Pools

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18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

7 Mar 2019

More technology transfer needed for effective climate change mitigation

Patent focus has shifted to energy storage as cost-effectiveness achieved for wind and solar power, but the failure to address the role of IP hinders transfer mechanisms Read more

6 Mar 2019

The state of play in the global IP market

IAM's annual benchmarking survey is designed to identify the key concerns of senior decision makers in areas such as deal-making, valuation, patent office performance, top litigation venues and policy Read more

Patents Law

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25 Feb 2020

Despite a drop-off in deal numbers, 2019 was a great year for biopharma IP owners

Last year’s M&A and licensing figures suggest that there is a sellers' market in many types of life sciences assets Read more

18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

14 Feb 2020

Help to choose the IP Hall of Fame inductees for 2020

Nominate someone who deserves recognition for their outstanding, long-term contribution to the IP world Read more

6 Feb 2020

Iancu makes US concerns about possible Chinese WIPO leadership clear

USPTO head tells Washington DC event that the next head of the organisation must come from a country that “respects intellectual property rights” Read more

Strategy

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25 Feb 2020

Despite a drop-off in deal numbers, 2019 was a great year for biopharma IP owners

Last year’s M&A and licensing figures suggest that there is a sellers' market in many types of life sciences assets Read more

18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

4 Dec 2019

Huawei hones IP message amidst wins and losses

A good result in a German court and the settlement of a key competitor dispute are among positive signs for the company, but US sanctions continue to cloud future Read more

Technology Licensing

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25 Feb 2020

Despite a drop-off in deal numbers, 2019 was a great year for biopharma IP owners

Last year’s M&A and licensing figures suggest that there is a sellers' market in many types of life sciences assets Read more

18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

5 Nov 2019

TSMC chief speaks as market reacts to foundry war settlement

Exact terms remain confidential, but TSMC's CEO suggested to employees that the licence rights are not transferrable should Globalfoundries be acquired Read more

Trade Secrets

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25 Feb 2020

Despite a drop-off in deal numbers, 2019 was a great year for biopharma IP owners

Last year’s M&A and licensing figures suggest that there is a sellers' market in many types of life sciences assets Read more

18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

14 Feb 2020

Help to choose the IP Hall of Fame inductees for 2020

Nominate someone who deserves recognition for their outstanding, long-term contribution to the IP world Read more

6 Feb 2020

Iancu makes US concerns about possible Chinese WIPO leadership clear

USPTO head tells Washington DC event that the next head of the organisation must come from a country that “respects intellectual property rights” Read more

Valuation

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25 Feb 2020

Despite a drop-off in deal numbers, 2019 was a great year for biopharma IP owners

Last year’s M&A and licensing figures suggest that there is a sellers' market in many types of life sciences assets Read more

18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more

5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

5 Nov 2019

TSMC chief speaks as market reacts to foundry war settlement

Exact terms remain confidential, but TSMC's CEO suggested to employees that the licence rights are not transferrable should Globalfoundries be acquired Read more

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