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.
The iPhone giant’s portfolio is at the heart of the defence it plays when the subject of an assertion – and analysis shows that much of it has been acquired rather than grown organically
Move designed to influence debate in Europe and comes on same day as implementers publish their own guidelines.
Transfer of microfluidics tech comes as San Diego-based Illumina faces a fierce IP fight with an upstart Chinese rival
Assignments involving Korean tech giant and US software business demonstrate that it’s more than just NPEs that are interested in NPE assets
The Patent Office has proposed simplifications to Form 27, which plays a role in compulsory licensing and injunctions, after complaints by Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei and others
Patent owners will not be required to take assets off the market after making submissions; this year's programme also features new sector focus areas
Netac’s own killer patent is set to expire later this year. But according to demand letters circulating Chinese media, the memory maker's IP team is now partnering with a patent pool formed by Panasonic, Toshiba and SanDisk
Consolidation in the chip industry continues as the deal brings together two players with plenty of experience in the secondary market
Amid reports of US patent owners facing delays, practitioners say extra caution and busy dockets are possible explanations
Although it may be tough to get an accurate picture of where true leadership in the SEP space resides, that does not mean it is not worth trying
Minoru Fujiki (pictured, right) has taken charge of the fund operator’s patent business after the departure of founding CEO Shigeharu Yoshii (centre)
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
The final section of this year's IAM/ktMINE US Patent 1000 Club confirms the Korean company has a huge lead over IBM when it comes to USPTO granted rights
The key takeaways after Judge Koh’s decision threatens to undermine chipmaker’s multi-billion dollar licensing business