Region: United Kingdom

New criminal offence for trade secret misappropriation on the horizon in UK

The move closes a major gap in British legislature and rightfully raises the status of this form of IP protection as a strategically critical business asset

13 October 2023

Meet this year’s IP Hall of Fame inductees - Lionel Bently K.C.

This week, IAM publishes in-depth interviews with the latest inductees. Today, world-renowned IP scholar Lionel Bently shares his proudest achievement, most important insight and the change he would like to see in IP

25 September 2023

$227 million Apollo Therapeutics investment is a major boost for innovative tech transfer approach

Pathbreaking joint venture between academia and Big Pharma addresses university IP monetisation challenges

12 September 2023

Oppo injuncted after refusing to accept UK court's global FRAND rate

Nokia has notched up another sales ban against the Chinese device maker in Europe

11 September 2023

UPC case data reveals dominance of German IP professionals and firms

IAM breaks down which firms and lawyers/attorneys have been chosen to represent clients at the Unified Patent Court

21 August 2023

Patent litigation funding at risk in wake of UK Supreme Court ruling

Most existing IP funding agreements are no longer enforceable in the United Kingdom

10 August 2023

nChain's $570 million investment reflects value of its IP, CSO says

Owen Vaughan speaks to IAM about the blockchain company’s push to commercialise its intellectual assets through licensing and collaboration

08 August 2023

InterDigital-Samsung arbitration has begun as Lenovo funds continue flowing

Liren Chen, CEO of the Delaware-based licensing business, pledged to make Lenovo pay fully – not just for cellular SEPs as the UK case commanded, but video technologies sought in its German litigation

04 August 2023

Nokia wins UK willingness decision, while Oppo terminates French distribution

Chinese handset maker to concede to UK-set FRAND rate or be injuncted in the country

26 July 2023

Ocado gets £200 million in ‘robot wars’ settlement after turning the tables on AutoStore

Much-watched global patent dispute ends with agreement highly favourable to UK-based robotic warehouse business

24 July 2023

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