Analysis by AST reveals Qualcomm, Samsung and TSMC all active, and volumes in line with recent quarterly averages; software still the leading sector in terms of number of transactions
Parent company Altaba has announced dissolution plan, but Excalibur IP looks set to continue monetising stockpile of grants
The body has been paralysed by vacancies for years and more than 600 appeals of patent office decisions are in limbo
RPX data highlights big drop in success of early 101 challenges in district court cases; if trend continues would point to shift in balance of power back to IP owners
Advisory firm led by ex-Tencent IP chief helps two Shenzhen-listed panel makers link up for a patent deal amidst growing litigation activity in the space
Latest ranking from IPO of top 300 companies shows an overall decline in the market as the mantra of quality over quantity continues to take effect
Lewis Silkin’s acquisition of Ablett & Stebbing is a first and demonstrates just how far things have moved in a once conservative market
Data suggests PTO director Iancu’s IPR reforms are continuing to bite; while despite jump in Q2, district court litigation remains broadly flat for first six months of 2019
Payments giant brings in new chief IP counsel in another big name patent move
Looking once again to use its portfolio to protect its market position, the speaker company accuses Canadian rival of infringing multiple patents
Boost for António Campinos as he ends the first year of his presidency; and good news, too, for USPTO head Andrei Iancu
Long-time chief IP Counsel BJ Watrous quietly left the position at the end of last year to be replaced by former lead patent counsel
In an interview with IAM Rembrandts in the Attic author Kevin Rivette made the case for applicants spending a lot more on the prosecution process. We asked the market whether it agreed.
Section 101 hearings end with Senator Tillis admitting that work needs to be done on key parts of the proposal; says to expect draft legislation after 4th July break
Move designed to influence debate in Europe and comes on same day as implementers publish their own guidelines.