New IAM research reports identify the key trends shaping the global IP market – and tell you how to respond
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
Retrial ordered in Huawei v InterDigital; Apple representatives threatened with detention in continuing injunction flap; national IP appeals court opens doors and much more from the Middle Kingdom
Days after announced trade truce, China’s government explains ‘social credit score’ consequences for IP infringers first floated three years ago. Penalties range from borrowing restrictions to air travel bans.
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.
Stinging from a $66m loss in a California trade secrets case, Chinese LED maker hits back on its home turf, also dragging the smartphone giant into an IP theft dispute that could get political
Johns Hopkins and the University of Wisconsin both had research collaborations come under the microscope for IP reasons last week.
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’.
Last week the DOJ charged Jinhua and UMC with stealing Micron trade secrets. China sees an effort to cut off its tech progress, US sees a pattern of disrespect for IP and Taiwan is caught in the crossfire.
Days after Trump administration slaps Fujian Jinhua with harsh sanctions, the DOJ announces criminal espionage case carrying penalties of up to $20 billion.
Department of Commerce hits Fujian Jinhua with potentially crippling export ban amid its patent and trade secret battle with Micron. Unlike similar penalty against ZTE, this measure is clearly linked to IP theft accusations.
Huawei sued a former employee for trade secrets theft in the Eastern District of Texas. The counter complaint is tailor-made for a Trump country jury.
In its most thorough response yet to tech transfer complaints, government highlights $7 billion in annual IP payments to US firms and the country’s increasing attractiveness as a patent litigation venue.
The smartphone giant faces an infringement claim in Shanghai over Siri-related technology. Communications published by Chinese inventor show how the conflict developed.
Qingdao metal manufacturer fended off ITC Section 337 complaint with fastidious R&D record keeping, among other factors