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US expands its definition of biologics with big implications for IP strategy

Nearly 100 existing protein products have been newly classified and now face competition from imitators for the first time

US expands its definition of biologics with big implications for IP strategy
China data reveals scale of smartphone market disruption
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

No strings Covid-19 IP pledge initiative underlines delicate balance biopharma businesses must strike
30 Mar 2020

No strings Covid-19 IP pledge initiative underlines delicate balance biopharma businesses must strike

“It’s not perfect but it’s something,” admits co-founder, as rights owners face growing pressure to waive their rights in face of pandemic

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30 Mar 2020

IP-focused arbitration centre seeks to head off legal disputes caused by pandemic

Many court dockets are on hold, but IP disputes are not. Ocean Tomo and the International Arbitration Centre Tokyo think ADR can help bridge the gap Read more

30 Mar 2020

US Post-grant Firm of the Year: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

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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

Designs

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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

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

22 Feb 2020

It’s time to take a different approach to appointing the USPTO head

Taking a longer term view would bring consistency and might help US innovation policy at a time of rising tech competition from China and elsewhere Read more

Finance

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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

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

17 Mar 2020

How to secure IP litigation funding in the pharma and biotech sectors

Leading players in this evolving space tell IAM about trends in the biopharma industry and advise on how best to get investment 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

Frand/SEPS

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27 Mar 2020

NTT launches first patent litigation effort with new Wi-Fi suits

Japanese telco has been working with ex-Inventergy consultants to monetise US patents, lawsuits against Acer, TI and Mediatek reveal 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

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase

Profit is the top priority as patent fund goes private under a new CEO who is also its biggest shareholder 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

Law & Policy

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26 Mar 2020

No, pools should not be testing for validity

HEVC Advance counsel explains why the job of deciding whether a patent is valid or not is one for government agencies and courts, not licensing platforms 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

25 Mar 2020

USPTO launches new diversity platform, but there is still much more for the IP community to do

Hub is designed to foster cooperation among stakeholders and to provide guidance on mentoring next generation of patent creators Read more

24 Mar 2020

Key takeaways from the Federal Circuit’s latest Arthrex decision

Judge Moore’s pragmatic approach holds, just about, as attention now turns to the prospects of Supreme Court granting cert Read more

Litigation

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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

27 Mar 2020

NTT launches first patent litigation effort with new Wi-Fi suits

Japanese telco has been working with ex-Inventergy consultants to monetise US patents, lawsuits against Acer, TI and Mediatek reveal 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

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase

Profit is the top priority as patent fund goes private under a new CEO who is also its biggest shareholder Read more

Market Developments

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26 Mar 2020

Exclusive: Houlihan Lokey patent team set to depart

Group headed by Elvir Causevic and Ed Fish understood to be spinning out to become independent operation once again 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

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase

Profit is the top priority as patent fund goes private under a new CEO who is also its biggest shareholder 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

Non-Practising Entities

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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

27 Mar 2020

NTT launches first patent litigation effort with new Wi-Fi suits

Japanese telco has been working with ex-Inventergy consultants to monetise US patents, lawsuits against Acer, TI and Mediatek reveal 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

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase

Profit is the top priority as patent fund goes private under a new CEO who is also its biggest shareholder Read more

Patent Pools

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26 Mar 2020

No, pools should not be testing for validity

HEVC Advance counsel explains why the job of deciding whether a patent is valid or not is one for government agencies and courts, not licensing platforms 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

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase

Profit is the top priority as patent fund goes private under a new CEO who is also its biggest shareholder 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

Patents Law

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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

27 Mar 2020

NTT launches first patent litigation effort with new Wi-Fi suits

Japanese telco has been working with ex-Inventergy consultants to monetise US patents, lawsuits against Acer, TI and Mediatek reveal Read more

26 Mar 2020

Exclusive: Houlihan Lokey patent team set to depart

Group headed by Elvir Causevic and Ed Fish understood to be spinning out to become independent operation once again 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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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

27 Mar 2020

NTT launches first patent litigation effort with new Wi-Fi suits

Japanese telco has been working with ex-Inventergy consultants to monetise US patents, lawsuits against Acer, TI and Mediatek reveal 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

Intellectual Discovery notches US court win as it enters a new phase

Profit is the top priority as patent fund goes private under a new CEO who is also its biggest shareholder Read more

Technology Licensing

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27 Mar 2020

NTT launches first patent litigation effort with new Wi-Fi suits

Japanese telco has been working with ex-Inventergy consultants to monetise US patents, lawsuits against Acer, TI and Mediatek reveal Read more

26 Mar 2020

Exclusive: Houlihan Lokey patent team set to depart

Group headed by Elvir Causevic and Ed Fish understood to be spinning out to become independent operation once again Read more

26 Mar 2020

No, pools should not be testing for validity

HEVC Advance counsel explains why the job of deciding whether a patent is valid or not is one for government agencies and courts, not licensing platforms 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

Trade Secrets

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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

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

18 Mar 2020

Hytera’s big court loss underlines DTSA risk to Chinese firms

Case provides an early confirmation that the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 will be interpreted to reach actions in foreign countries Read more

Valuation

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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

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

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

17 Mar 2020

How to secure IP litigation funding in the pharma and biotech sectors

Leading players in this evolving space tell IAM about trends in the biopharma industry and advise on how best to get investment Read more

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Michele Riley
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Washington DC, United States
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