Region: Asia-Pacific

Seven key takeaways from Nokia’s disputes with Oppo and Vivo

The recently settled battles offer several lessons for patent strategists

20 February 2024

Delhi High Court backpedals in landmark pharma ruling on product-by-process claims

Reversal in favour of Vifor is a boon for innovators

20 February 2024

How courts around the world are tackling AI, SEPs and software eligibility

Litigation from Australia, India, Colombia and Europe illustrates the pivotal role played by the courts, especially in the most volatile areas of patent law

19 February 2024

India: the rising sun of SEP enforcement in 2024

Kapil Kumar and MS Devi of K&S Partners, delve into the anticipated developments in 2024, and shed light on why India is emerging as a desirable location for resolving SEP licensing disputes

19 February 2024

Unpacking Japan’s IP and tax regulatory changes

Peak Value IP MD Matt Moyers zooms in on the potential impact of regulatory changes based on a few key policy initiatives

15 February 2024

Navigating Patent Protection Within the Context of AI

Featured in Inside India’s IP Market: a Guide 2024

India is currently witnessing a paradigm shift in the creation of novel and creative works. The proliferation of AI is resulting in a complex landscape for patent offices, inventors and policymakers to navigate. Addressing these challenges is crucial for maintaining the balance between fostering innovation and upholding the principles of patent law.

15 February 2024

South Korea most likely to take the lead in lithium-ion battery race

As the global lithium-ion battery invention space continues to grow in portfolio size and strength, all eyes are on South Korean firms, which dominate the top 10 patent holders. According to analysis, the country is on the path to claiming the patent portfolio top spot from Japan in the coming years.

14 February 2024

Delhi High Court division bench restores PepsiCo’s plant variety registration in judgment reversal

After having an appeal dismissed in a single-judge ruling, PepsiCo has finally reclaimed protection for its potato variety, which is used for making Lays crisps. The long-running case is spotlighting issues that can arise when entities take a casual approach to procedural compliance.

14 February 2024

Yangtze Memory Technologies’ IP strategy for independence

IP Head Daniel Chan discusses how the semiconductor company aims to reduce reliance on foreign market players

13 February 2024

China’s video explosion: Tencent and ByteDance overtake Qualcomm in video codec patent filings

Chinese players forge ahead as growing awareness about commercial opportunities impacts filing strategies

09 February 2024

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