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Manufacturing trends could shift patent focus from China

Samsung, Sony and Google are among the companies who are shifting smartphone production from China to Southeast Asia

Manufacturing trends could shift patent focus from China
5 Sep 2019

The insider's guide to getting injunctive relief in patent cases in Asia

Asian jurisdictions are of central importance to IP owners in a number of technology sectors, so the ability to get injunctions in cases of infringement is crucial

29 Jan 2019

Foxconn filing fewer patents, not more, as it seeks to move up value chain

The company’s applications in its home jurisdiction of Taiwan fell 50% year-on-year in 2018, as it also marked a second year outside the USPTO’s top 50 patentees

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30 Aug 2019

Trespassing prohibited

The availability of injunctive relief varies widely around the world. In our first analysis of the global injunction landscape we lift the lid on which jurisdictions provide the best opportunity for a sales ban Read more

24 May 2019

Southeast Asia – navigating the innovation landscape

Southeast Asia is home to a thriving high-tech sector, but the patent systems in many of the region’s economies remain in their infancy. Read more

24 May 2019

Southeast Asia – navigating the innovation landscape

Southeast Asia is home to a thriving high-tech sector, but the patent systems in many of the region’s economies remain in their infancy. Read more

14 Dec 2018

Vingroup takes Qualcomm 5G licence as it seeks to put Vietnamese smartphones on the map

Vietnam’s most valuable listed company launches its first handsets in Ho Chi Minh City today, just days after announcing 51% stake in Spanish electronics firm BQ Read more

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1 Mar 2018

Big business risks make narrowing the royalty gap difficult for Korean corporates

South Korea’s deficit in intellectual property rights not only remained in the red in 2017, but widened compared to the 2016, new figures from the Bank of Korea show. But its largest surplus in IP payments was still with China - totalling $ 1.98… Read more

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16 Aug 2018

As one Samsung factory opens and another may close, shifting supply chain means different IP risks

The South Korean company is making more phones in India and fewer in China, a cost-saving move that could have IP side-effects. Read more

1 Mar 2018

Big business risks make narrowing the royalty gap difficult for Korean corporates

South Korea’s deficit in intellectual property rights not only remained in the red in 2017, but widened compared to the 2016, new figures from the Bank of Korea show. But its largest surplus in IP payments was still with China - totalling $ 1.98… Read more

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1 Mar 2018

Big business risks make narrowing the royalty gap difficult for Korean corporates

South Korea’s deficit in intellectual property rights not only remained in the red in 2017, but widened compared to the 2016, new figures from the Bank of Korea show. But its largest surplus in IP payments was still with China - totalling $ 1.98… Read more