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14 November 2018

Modernise or die – why corporates need to push their patents

Legal requirements and market realities mean that boards and directors who fail to prioritise their intellectual property risk their companies’ future. But there is already a model from which they can draw crucial lessons

09 November 2018

SEP owners must beware of hindering Europe's golden 5G opportunity

In an exclusive opinion piece for IAM, Jim Beveridge of the Innovators' Network argues that originators need to embrace transparency and avoid royalty stacking to allow IoT innovation to thrive 

06 November 2018

Former Nokia patent deals chief becomes latest Marconi recruit

A month after leaving the Finnish company - where he helped to build a world-class licensing operation - Ilkka Rahnasto signs up with the firm that manages several platforms including Avanci and Teletry

01 November 2018

Soon-to-be-released USPTO examination guidance looks like being good news for applicants

Changes on patent eligible subject matter will lead to fewer 101 rejections, says the agency's Silicon Valley chief at IAM's Software IP event in San Francisco

28 October 2018

Storm clouds over Silicon Valley

After years of dictating the patent narrative in the US - and reaping the rewards - BigTech now finds itself on the back foot as it loses friends in the executive and Congress. Will the courts be next? 

22 October 2018

Latest EPO Guidelines bring substantial revisions, with CIIs a major focus 

New edition will be effective from 1st November. As well as software-related topics, it covers issues such as unity of inventions, biological processes and changes to oral and opposition proceedings

10 October 2018

Software patentability and protection strategies among key themes at major San Francisco gathering

Third annual IAM Software IP event returns to the Bay Area on 30th October with over 20 top corporate leaders featured in the speaking faculty. Change is in the air in the US and elsewhere, so there will be much to discuss

26 September 2018

For Uber, when it comes to patents less is very definitely more 

In an IAM exclusive the ride-sharing giant's head of IP explains why his team's focus is on ensuring the quality of assets, not on building a vast portfolio  

30 August 2018

SK Hynix bolsters patent holdings, buying two portfolios

Korean chipmaker turns to HP Enterprise and Integrated Device Technology as its US patent risks escalate

22 July 2018

Five years after its founding, IP Bridge reflects Japan’s changing approach to patents

Sovereign fund remains trailblazer in market that continues to open up to IP monetisation

26 June 2018

Car giants and China’s IP leaders among notable gainers in latest IPO US patent ranking

The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) released its annual ranking yesterday of the 300 companies that received the most US patents in 2017. There was no change at number one as IBM held onto its customary position at the top of the pile…

13 June 2018

The Battistelli legacy, China concerns, gambling opportunities and a whole lot more from IPBC Global 2018

The sessions on the third and final day of IPBC Global 2018 have now finished; and, like yesterday, the action has come thick and first across a variety of plenaries, breakouts and masterclasses. The members of IAM’s editorial team on the ground at…

09 June 2018

Every entity that owns 1,000 or more active US patents identified in new IAM and ktMINE research

Close to 50% of all US patents are owned by a group of just 346 entities. IAM and analytics provider ktMINE reveal the members of the US Patent 1,000 Club.

13 May 2018

Microsoft's changing patent priorities spelled the end for IV's third invention investment fund

Last week we reported on a filing made by a Microsoft subsidiary in Ireland which provided details of a $136.5 million write down of an investment the company had made in Intellectual Ventures’ Invention Investment Fund 3 (IIF3). The filing also…

04 May 2018

Google loses another patent heavy hitter to Facebook

Facebook has hired Google patent data analytics specialist Jeremiah Chan as its new head of patents. The move follows the social media giant’s poaching of the search giant’s patent head Allen Lo last August to be its head of IP.  At Google Chan was…