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12 August 2019

How TD Bank embraced patents to ensure it maximised the benefits of the fintech revolution

The Canadian institution is among the industry players to have transformed its approach to IP, but the banking sector still has a fight on its hands to keep up with the tech giants

06 August 2019

Canadian IP initiative aims to kick-start a revolution

Although it is home to many big ticket patent players, Canada has lagged in encouraging SMEs to maximise the value of the rights they own; new programme designed to reverse that trend

24 July 2019

The companies that lead the race for blockchain patents revealed

IBM and NChain are the only non-Chinese entities that feature in the nine-strong list of first tier applicants

15 July 2019

Canadian antenna firm scores Delhi injunction win

Court borrows from past wireless cases to institute a deposit scheme for the first time in a non-SEP case. The defendant will need to shell out 10% of its past sales in India to avoid sales disruption in latest pro-plaintiff decision

21 June 2019

Sonos’s “foundational” IP faces another challenge as it files suit against rival

Looking once again to use its portfolio to protect its market position, the speaker company accuses Canadian rival of infringing multiple patents

30 May 2019

$1 billion Keytruda deal illustrates value of royalty right sales for research institutes

Transformative agreement shows why niche investment model may appeal to cash-strapped life sciences innovators

29 March 2019

Blackberry sees huge surge in licensing revenues after big Q4

Company reports numbers as it embarks on new hunt for licensing head

14 March 2019

Lyft has bulked its patent holdings through acquisitions, but still trails Uber

Prior to its IPO the ride-sharing company has shopped around the likes of AT&T, but analysis shows that its portfolio – while above average value – does not have the coverage of its rival

28 February 2019

WiLAN CEO departs after just months in the job

Keaton Parekh (right) has been replaced by the firm's former COO as the giant NPE struggles to find a successor to Jim Skippen

11 February 2019

Apple’s courtroom strategy shows team monetising former portfolio of Blackberry patents faces biggest licensing challenge

The iPhone maker moves for declaratory judgment claiming non infringement of grants relating to charging technology

23 January 2019

Kokes hails "fantastic first year" as NantWorks CIPO

In exclusive interview with IAM, after confirming as a speaker for IPBC Global 2019, the former BlackBerry IP chief talks in-depth about life sciences and high tech convergence - and the many patent opportunities that creates 

30 November 2018

A director’s guide to modernising IP governance frameworks

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.

30 October 2018

Facebook goes back on the patent acquisition trail

Social media giant picks up more than 100 US assets from Provenance in a move that may be linked to ongoing litigation tussle with BlackBerry

26 October 2018

Cannabis food and drink patent war on the horizon as sector set to boom

Data analysis reveals sparsely populated IP landscape and, with many big companies yet to enter the fray, “once-in-a-generation” opportunities for innovators

18 October 2018

More change at the top for Blackberry's licensing operation

Legal function takes responsibility for monetisation as efforts to cash-in on a largely unencumbered portfolio increasingly turn to litigation