Region: North America

The global patent landscape in nine charts

The top takeaways from WIPO’s latest World Intellectual Property Indicators report

19 November 2021

Recent lawsuits show urgency of Peloton’s efforts to bulk up its patent portfolio

Maker of high-end exercise equipment sues two rivals just days after new patent grant – the company has used M&A and new filings to boost its holdings dramatically over the last year

19 November 2021

Nobel laureate’s troubles are a cautionary tale about the importance of university tech-transfer support

Tasuku Honjo’s recent patent battles highlight the potential IP dangers of academic collaborations

18 November 2021

Assignments show Western Digital is the seller in WiLAN’s latest chip patent acquisition

San Jose company transfers semiconductor rights to an affiliate of the Canadian NPE that's litigating against Micron

17 November 2021

IPBC Global ends with questions about IP in the boardroom at the top of the agenda

The final day of this year’s event in Seattle saw some of the market’s biggest names explain how to get the attention of the c-suite

17 November 2021

Semiconductors, FRAND, diversity and danger – Day Two of IPBC Global 2021

Highlights from the plenaries, breakouts and networking sessions as the world’s premier IP business event continues in Seattle

16 November 2021

Judge rejects latest attack on PTAB discretionary denials, but other challenges loom

The fierce battle over the NHK-Fintiv rule could become a key question for the Biden Administration’s USPTO director nominee

15 November 2021

Xperi highlights recent China deal as it seeks to "re-establish" its chip licensing business

Licence pact with Yangtze Memory heralds new applications for a technology that’s core to the company’s semiconductor holdings

15 November 2021

IPBC Global kicks off at a time when private equity money is pouring into the IP market

Delegates talk big ticket investments and speculate on Kathi Vidal’s USPTO Director confirmation hearing in the Senate

15 November 2021

New Huawei transaction with top US patent asserter revealed

Dozens of communications patents changing hands in latest monetisation move from Chinese telecoms giant

12 November 2021

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