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People in rich countries have no right to free IP

It’s only because the developed world feels threatened by the coronavirus that initiatives such as the Open COVID pledge have gained such support

People in rich countries have no right to free IP
Patent deep-dive shows IBM and Microsoft have cloud computing upper hand
3 Apr 2020

Patent deep-dive shows IBM and Microsoft have cloud computing upper hand

The market is quickly growing and data indicates that the playing field may begin to shift

Ericsson CEO strikes optimistic tone, but wireless industry waits to feel full effects of covid-19
2 Apr 2020

Ericsson CEO strikes optimistic tone, but wireless industry waits to feel full effects of covid-19

Björe Ekholm points to strength of company's patent portfolio as ongoing reason for optimism; meanwhile InterDigital improves Q1 guidance after sealing two new licensing deals

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2 Apr 2020

Patent opportunities and dangers in the microbiome revolution

It is a key part of our growth strategy and we actively seek to ensure IP strategies are in place to protect our investment, says senior DuPont counsel Read more

1 Apr 2020

From the IAM archive - setting the standard

A look back into our 17-year back catalogue at some of the outstanding content we have published on this vital subject Read more

31 Mar 2020

China data reveals scale of smartphone market disruption

Early indicators show the extent of China's smartphone slowdown, but analysts say the supply chain and market in the country are already showing signs of recovery Read more

30 Mar 2020

Germany Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year: Grünecker

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Designs

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26 Mar 2020

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

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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

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

Finance

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26 Mar 2020

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

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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

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

28 Feb 2020

Japanese firms’ IP accounting attracts US tax scrutiny

Silicon Valley behemoths like Facebook are not the only firms under the IRS microscope, according to a recent Japanese media report Read more

Frand/SEPS

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26 Mar 2020

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

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23 Mar 2020

Nokia made over $1 billion from licensing in 2019, but maybe it could have been more

Analysis of the Finnish companies’ annual reports, alongside developments in the overall market for mobile technology, indicate there could be further royalty upside for the telecoms giant Read more

21 Mar 2020

Some licensors are taking a much more public stand in their FRAND fights - here's why

Recents moves by Nokia and InterDigital show that rights owners are beginning to realise that winning the PR battle is just as important as prevailing in court Read more

18 Mar 2020

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

Law & Policy

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26 Mar 2020

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

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26 Mar 2020

Trade secrets not akin to property in India, says Delhi High Court

The recent decision highlights patchy protection in India and highlights potential pitfalls in know-how licensing Read more

24 Mar 2020

Covid-19 emergency may expose compulsory licensing limits

Government responses to the pandemic could include increased focus on obligatory sharing of patented inventions, but regulatory data exclusivities might serve as a barrier in both Europe and the United States. Read more

20 Mar 2020

German constitutional court rules country's accession to the UPC illegal

Decision focuses on process not principle, but the political reality is that the project is - for now, at least - dead Read more

Litigation

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27 Mar 2020

Inventor takes aim at Formula 1 elite, claiming that safety devices infringe patent

Suit filed in West Texas against outfits including Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull after licensing discussions failed to produce deal Read more

27 Mar 2020

Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan

The IP community expected a re-vamped patent strategy from the Silicon Valley giant after it poached key members of Google’s patent team a few years back. Lo and Chan haven’t disappointed. Read more

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 Read more

26 Mar 2020

Trade secrets not akin to property in India, says Delhi High Court

The recent decision highlights patchy protection in India and highlights potential pitfalls in know-how licensing Read more

Market Developments

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28 Mar 2020

This, too, shall pass ...

The world is hurting, times are tough, but even as they endure pain today IP professionals can look forward to a golden, new dawn Read more

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 Read more

24 Mar 2020

Covid-19 emergency may expose compulsory licensing limits

Government responses to the pandemic could include increased focus on obligatory sharing of patented inventions, but regulatory data exclusivities might serve as a barrier in both Europe and the United States. Read more

18 Mar 2020

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

Non-Practising Entities

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27 Mar 2020

Inventor takes aim at Formula 1 elite, claiming that safety devices infringe patent

Suit filed in West Texas against outfits including Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull after licensing discussions failed to produce deal Read more

27 Mar 2020

Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan

The IP community expected a re-vamped patent strategy from the Silicon Valley giant after it poached key members of Google’s patent team a few years back. Lo and Chan haven’t disappointed. Read more

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 Read more

23 Mar 2020

Nokia made over $1 billion from licensing in 2019, but maybe it could have been more

Analysis of the Finnish companies’ annual reports, alongside developments in the overall market for mobile technology, indicate there could be further royalty upside for the telecoms giant Read more

Patent Pools

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26 Mar 2020

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

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24 Mar 2020

Covid-19 emergency may expose compulsory licensing limits

Government responses to the pandemic could include increased focus on obligatory sharing of patented inventions, but regulatory data exclusivities might serve as a barrier in both Europe and the United States. Read more

21 Mar 2020

Some licensors are taking a much more public stand in their FRAND fights - here's why

Recents moves by Nokia and InterDigital show that rights owners are beginning to realise that winning the PR battle is just as important as prevailing in court Read more

18 Mar 2020

Sisvel in the firing line after u-blox launches US FRAND suit

In echoes of its previous InterDigital litigation, the auto component manufacturer turns again to US district court, accusing licensing business of seeking ”unreasonable royalty rates” Read more

Patents Law

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28 Mar 2020

This, too, shall pass ...

The world is hurting, times are tough, but even as they endure pain today IP professionals can look forward to a golden, new dawn Read more

27 Mar 2020

Inventor takes aim at Formula 1 elite, claiming that safety devices infringe patent

Suit filed in West Texas against outfits including Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull after licensing discussions failed to produce deal Read more

27 Mar 2020

Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan

The IP community expected a re-vamped patent strategy from the Silicon Valley giant after it poached key members of Google’s patent team a few years back. Lo and Chan haven’t disappointed. Read more

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 Read more

Strategy

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28 Mar 2020

This, too, shall pass ...

The world is hurting, times are tough, but even as they endure pain today IP professionals can look forward to a golden, new dawn Read more

27 Mar 2020

Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan

The IP community expected a re-vamped patent strategy from the Silicon Valley giant after it poached key members of Google’s patent team a few years back. Lo and Chan haven’t disappointed. Read more

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 Read more

26 Mar 2020

Trade secrets not akin to property in India, says Delhi High Court

The recent decision highlights patchy protection in India and highlights potential pitfalls in know-how licensing Read more

Technology Licensing

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28 Mar 2020

This, too, shall pass ...

The world is hurting, times are tough, but even as they endure pain today IP professionals can look forward to a golden, new dawn Read more

27 Mar 2020

Inventor takes aim at Formula 1 elite, claiming that safety devices infringe patent

Suit filed in West Texas against outfits including Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull after licensing discussions failed to produce deal Read more

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 Read more

26 Mar 2020

Trade secrets not akin to property in India, says Delhi High Court

The recent decision highlights patchy protection in India and highlights potential pitfalls in know-how licensing Read more

Trade Secrets

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26 Mar 2020

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

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26 Mar 2020

Trade secrets not akin to property in India, says Delhi High Court

The recent decision highlights patchy protection in India and highlights potential pitfalls in know-how licensing Read more

24 Mar 2020

Covid-19 emergency may expose compulsory licensing limits

Government responses to the pandemic could include increased focus on obligatory sharing of patented inventions, but regulatory data exclusivities might serve as a barrier in both Europe and the United States. Read more

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

Valuation

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26 Mar 2020

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

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23 Mar 2020

Nokia made over $1 billion from licensing in 2019, but maybe it could have been more

Analysis of the Finnish companies’ annual reports, alongside developments in the overall market for mobile technology, indicate there could be further royalty upside for the telecoms giant Read more

20 Mar 2020

Fortress may have struck gold with its Theranos patents

Data analysis reveals that the IP portfolio created by Elizabeth Holmes’ now defunct company is of high-quality and has widespread geographic coverage Read more

18 Mar 2020

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