Region: Switzerland

Life science leaders

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q3: IP leadership - what it is and why it matters

09 September 2021

Chip company’s copyright win in China shows promise of shifting evidence burden in IP cases

Court in Hangzhou gets tough on a Chinese company that refused to provide its source code for infringement analysis on national security grounds

11 August 2021

SCOTUS appeal a reminder that small IP mistakes can have disastrous consequences

Invalidation of mistranslated US patent is against TRIPS requirements, argues Swiss company that lost ANDA litigation as a result of the decision

11 March 2021

Sisvel and u-blox eye future cooperation after settlement announcement

Auto supplier and licensing specialist end FRAND litigation and agree “multi-year solution”

28 September 2020

The top 10 takeaways from this year’s Global Innovation Index

The latest edition of the annual WIPO publication reveals that Europe and North America still lead despite rising innovation levels in Asia

09 September 2020

Satellite navigation IP spurs cross-border dispute in China (corrected)

Swiss auto supplier clashes with mainland rival in patent and software copyright cases involving China’s GPS alternative and the chips that enable it

25 August 2020

Reporting serious allegations made against the WIPO director general was not fake news, it was essential

The agency's outgoing head Francis Gurry has hit out at media coverage of complaints made against him by his deputy, but the real problem was a total lack of transparency in how the affair was handled

11 July 2020

Revealed: the billions to be spent on patent renewals in 2021 and beyond

Samsung on the hook for over $135 million this year alone, with China's national IP office and the USPTO set to pull in $100 billion over lifetime of all their active grants

26 May 2020

Life sciences battlefields – hot litigation topics in Switzerland

Featured in IAM Life Sciences: Key issues for senior life sciences executives 2020

This chapter aims to give a brief overview of the patent litigation system in Switzerland and highlight some current trends in life sciences patent litigation.

07 May 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”

18 March 2020

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