Mastercard and the Bank of America may be investing heavily in their portfolios, but most traditional players favour company acquisitions and collaborations to stay in the game
Numbers also show that damages are rising. But litigation statistics only tell part of the story on plaintiff success.
The Chinese internet giant has hardly made a dent in the secondary patent market but has over 700 investments under its belt including stakes in Tesla and Epic Games
As patents increasingly take shape as a functional asset class, the use of artificial intelligence looks set to lead to more licensing and less litigation
For years much of the focus on creating value from intellectual property has been on patents, but the emergence of a group of new technologies may help to rewrite the rules on monetisation. Patents will still play a crucial role but look set to become part of a broader mix of intangible assets in the discussion around value creation.
Generating value from a portfolio does not mean revenue on the balance sheet for the vast majority of patent-owning businesses, so IP leaders must look for other ways to show the value that intellectual property brings to a company.
Chinese social media giant makes a big commitment to the Linux Foundation, becoming just the second Chinese firm to do so.
How Chinese courts will rule the patent world; Qualcomm's 5G licensing spree; don't jail trolls, says former supreme court judge; patent sales are on the up; plus a whole lot more from a wet, but spectacular, Shanghai Pudong
Appointment of experienced patent litigator to local bench and Austin's growing reputation as a tech hub must be weighed against defendant-friendly rules
New IAM research reports identify the key trends shaping the global IP market – and tell you how to respond
As fears grow over subject-matter eligibility and technological convergence threatens to reshape the competitive landscape, patent strategy has become even more crucial for medical device companies
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
An AI health-tech startup recently named one of the world's most promising had its roots in the re-organisation of Xerox's research centre in India
But American Chamber of Commerce in China survey does reveal that IP concerns are affecting US firms' business plans, and ‘cautious pessimism’ is the new normal
IAM's annual benchmarking survey is designed to identify the key concerns of senior decision makers in areas such as deal-making, valuation, patent office performance, top litigation venues and policy