Region: Africa & Middle East

Time is running out to help choose the IP Hall of Fame inductees for 2021

Nomination process has just a week to go, then the Academy makes its picks

08 April 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

18 March 2021

Africa’s mobile phone king ramps up IP filings

Shenzhen-based Transsion has dedicated more resources to patents since its 2019 IPO, but still lags far behind rivals

19 February 2021

Six life sciences IP dealmaking trends to watch out for in 2021

Despite a turbulent 2020 for pharma transactions, it is possible to discern a few patterns for activity in the market this year

19 January 2021

Commercialising a pandemic – how to balance patents and public health emergencies

Indian law could be the key to finding a happy medium between the interests of patent-owning pharmaceutical companies in developed countries and the needs of the public in developing countries.

13 January 2021

Israeli Patent Office to consider allowing for provisional applications

The Israeli Patent Office is considering amending the patent application procedure in line with that of the USPTO, so that applicants may file for a provisional patent application before filing a full patent application at a relatively low initial cost.

06 January 2021

The big IP stories you’ll be reading about in 2021

The IAM editorial team identifies what could be this year’s pivotal developments in the global IP market

04 January 2021

The future of Israeli tech is all about telemedicine

While many countries are only just getting clued up about digital healthcare, Israel has long been a trailblazer in this field.

25 November 2020

First Israeli patent for vaccine priority system filed in the UAE

In what marks a historical move for Israel and the United Arab Emirates, an Israeli company has filed a patent at the UAE Industrial Property Office for an AI-based vaccine, signalling that the two countries may work together to release technology to help combat the spread of covid-19.

04 November 2020

Help us to identify the world's leading IP strategists

The research process for the IAM Strategy 300 2021 is now underway and we are inviting nominations as we decide who should be included

28 October 2020

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