Aggressive move by the country’s largest public IP services group seems designed to thwart the merger of two smaller rivals. But further consolidation in the space still looks likely
The company behind Tik Tok bought out much of a struggling smartphone maker’s patent portfolio in January. USPTO assignments from last week show what assets Beijing-based ByteDance came away with
Senior decision makers from a wide range of companies are already confirmed to attend as demand for tickets exceeds the rate for last year's sell-out event in San Francisco
The newest members of IAM's IP Asia Elite give us the inside scoop on what makes a great IP function tick
The Asia IP Elite identifies companies and institutions in the region that have world class IP functions. Here we introduce the 18 latest additions and explain why they have made the cut
Law and attorney firms from around the world recognised for their outstanding work in litigation, prosecution and transactions during 2018
Understanding a company’s intellectual property is a crucial part of any investor’s acquisition due diligence as it provides an insight into a target’s overall management and points to a business’s possible future direction.
As data is increasingly treated as an asset class, IP professionals must learn to embrace it or risk being ignored by their own organisations.
Private equity funds, VCs and other financial players are beginning to appreciate the value of taking a deep dive into tech company patent holdings, but actually getting a timely and pertinent view is a challenging task
The singer-songwriter is using her industry clout to secure an unprecedented record deal that will also improve the streaming-related revenue of fellow artists.
The $1 billion deal emphasises that for IP professionals a detailed understanding of data-related issues is set to become essential
Operem is still working toward building a blockchain platform for patent trading, but its first product reflects demand for tools that enable open innovation efforts and trade secret protection
Volume of new cases forecast to fall to under 4,000 for the first time since 2011 - and to well below levels for trademark and copyright suits
Job market figures in China show huge demand for IP professionals, but educators and tech companies say good help is hard to find
Boards and directors typically prioritise non-IP issues on the corporate agenda; however, legal requirements and market activities suggest that this might be a serious misstep.