Region: United Kingdom

A deep dive into EPO opposition representation reveals Germany and the UK dominate

Proceedings are on the increase, with the Germans holding sway against an increasing British challenge

18 November 2020

There has never been a better time to sell or buy drug royalties, says industry veteran

IAM speaks to leading deal-maker David MacNaughtan about his new fund and the growth of this form of life sciences IP monetisation

10 November 2020

A blissful summer for SEP owners

The licensing community had much to enjoy over the summer months, from key court decisions in the United States and Europe to positive policy developments

04 November 2020

As the dust settles after Unwired Planet, what next?

SEP owners and implementers around the world continue to pick through the nuances of the UK Supreme Court’s landmark decision in an attempt to scope out the route ahead

04 November 2020

Roundtable: Essential reading

SEPs were never far from the headlines in Summer 2020. Experts discuss some of the most

04 November 2020

Apple staves off threat of a UK injunction in SEP fight with NPEs by agreeing to consent order

“This is all about at what point the implementer should be on the hook,” says lawyer for Optis and Unwired Planet

21 October 2020

Remembering a blissful summer for SEP owners

As the weather turns wet and cold in the Northern Hemisphere, licensors can look back on a memorable streak of major wins in the period from July through to September

21 October 2020

Ocado patent fight puts delivery and warehouse systems IP under the spotlight

UK company accused of infringement by Norwegian rival in a field that is likely to become more important to e-commerce heavyweights such as Amazon

16 October 2020

Huawei scoops up indoor location-tracking patents from British start-up

Edinburgh University spin-out Sensewhere had received investment from government fund Scottish Enterprise and Tencent, but the Chinese networking giant now owns all of its US patents. The transaction comes after Huawei lost access to Google Maps and other Android services

14 October 2020

UK court says AI may be inventive, but cannot be an inventor

The country’s IP Office was right not to grant the DABUS patent applications, judge rules

07 October 2020

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