Portuguese national says he has sold his house to hire an attorney to go after the Chinese company over alleged IP theft – a huge leap of faith given US assertion realities
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
The company behind Tik Tok bought out much of a struggling smartphone maker’s patent portfolio in January. USPTO assignments from last week show what assets Beijing-based ByteDance came away with
An annual survey conducted by CNIPA pegs the licensing rate of Chinese patents at 5.5%. That's not far off estimates of US patent utilisation
The newest members of IAM's IP Asia Elite give us the inside scoop on what makes a great IP function tick
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
China will ring in the New Year with brand new PI guidance that takes effect January 1. The rules were published just days before a Fuzhou court’s high-profile injunctions against Apple
Job market figures in China show huge demand for IP professionals, but educators and tech companies say good help is hard to find
Faraday Future says its biggest backer, a Chinese property developer, is deliberately driving it into bankruptcy in order to acquire collateralised intellectual property in a ‘fire sale’.
Speculation in China suggests that the mobile giant may spin-out one of its biggest-selling domestic sub-brands as an independent company
A state media article blasts ‘fast food-style innovation’ as abandonments data paints a bleak picture.
Companies across the auto supply chain seek to stop infringement and prevent trade secret loss as China’s central government seeks to boost local players.
Armed with an industry-leading patent portfolio, DJI faces competitor litigation while dealing with increasing attention from NPEs.
The world’s biggest patent and trademark offices by annual application volume are combining. Functions should be integrated by the autumn, but similar deadlines have been pushed back already.
The annual report on IP litigation statistics from China’s top court showed that patent suits continued to increase across the board – no surprise there for IAM readers. One of the more striking findings, however, was that litigation is growing…