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.
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?
“It is clear that, no matter which viewpoint one takes, Ericsson is the leader in 3GPP and has influenced the technology in 5G over the years more than any other contributor,” company states in new report
Former collaboration partner E Ink picks up nearly 800 patents; assignments reveal almost as many rights sold to OLED startup last year
Law and attorney firms from around the world recognised for their outstanding work in litigation, prosecution and transactions during 2018
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
Services at the FDA could “grind to a halt” in a matter weeks if the budget deadlock between President Trump and Democrats continues. Major disruption at the USPTO and in the courts may also be on the cards.
IP office director states that even TSMC, the island's top patentee, relies on trade secrets to protect 90% of innovations
Chaya Chandavasu, senior vice president for science and innovation at PTT Global Chemical, explains how IP strategy has helped the subsidiary of Thailand's state-owned oil and gas giant better understand its technology space and attract joint venture partners
A pair of acquisitions and the bankruptcy of a competitor opened the door for Hanwha Q CELLS to move from licensee to plaintiff in the latest indication that disputes in the clean energy sector are heating up
As the pace of technological change shows no sign of showing, enterprises need to take radical action to ensure that their IP strategies keep pace
The Japanese automaker is ‘opening up’ patents related to hybrid electric vehicle technology that it has previously licensed to Nissan, Ford, Subaru and Mazda, in a move that expands on its previous fuel cell pledge
Initial stage of relationship will focus on fiber communications technology that can be used in areas such as medtech
Our week-long series on the US-China trade dispute concludes, as deal-makers working on the ground say licence transactions and tech transfer are still happening, but big uncertainties remain
With European Parliament elections next week, and a new Commission in the Autumn, it is vital that policymakers are allowed to focus on what is really important: finding ways to build a true European digital innovation ecosystem