$40 million deal with Fossil involves acquisition of IP relating to smartwatch technology and will also see transfer of an R&D team
Patent office officials in Beijing reveal the country's top patent recipients, amount of cross-border royalty flows and ambiguous data on foreign firms' patenting activity
China will ring in the New Year with brand new PI guidance that takes effect January 1. The rules were published just days before a Fuzhou court’s high-profile injunctions against Apple
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.
For over half a century Dolby Labs has worked hard to ensure that the company’s IP strategy is always aligned with its overall business goals. Its success in doing this teaches valuable lessons.
Insurance products relating to patents and other rights are not new, but they have never really taken off. Now, though, the industry's heavy hitters are moving in and things could be about to change.
The scale and size of the risks associated with IP-facing companies is significant and rising. The ISO standard for risk management helps to re-conceptualises it.
Faraday Future says its biggest backer, a Chinese property developer, is deliberately driving it into bankruptcy in order to acquire collateralised intellectual property in a ‘fire sale’.
At IPBC Australasia in Melbourne, in-house leaders discuss patent reform, doing more with less, and using IP to attract investment.
Speculation in China suggests that the mobile giant may spin-out one of its biggest-selling domestic sub-brands as an independent company
A state media article blasts ‘fast food-style innovation’ as abandonments data paints a bleak picture.
In opening speech at IPBC Japan, Naoko Munakata suggests that rethinking rules around evidence collection and damages awards may make the system more "user-friendly" to start-ups and bigger companies
Companies across the auto supply chain seek to stop infringement and prevent trade secret loss as China’s central government seeks to boost local players.
Armed with an industry-leading patent portfolio, DJI faces competitor litigation while dealing with increasing attention from NPEs.