The Data Business Congress will take place in San Jose, CA, next February with the focus on the capture, protection, management, exploitation and monetisation of one of the pivotal assets of the 21st century
Minoru Fujiki (pictured, right) has taken charge of the fund operator’s patent business after the departure of founding CEO Shigeharu Yoshii (centre)
Cash-strapped electric vehicle start-up hopes to attract much-needed funding after Houlihan Lokey estimate of the value of its portfolio, which includes tech, patents and trademarks
Beijing is slashing handouts for electric vehicle purchases, setting up a reckoning for domestic competitors in a crowded market. Technology will be crucial to survival, and IP strategy will be more important than ever
The public-private INCJ is getting ready to exit in the IP business run by Shigeharu Yoshii (pictured, centre). The patent fund operator’s second act will tell us much about Japan’s IP market
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
IAM's annual benchmarking survey is designed to identify the key concerns of senior decision makers in areas such as deal-making, valuation, patent office performance, top litigation venues and policy
Aggressive move by the country’s largest public IP services group seems designed to thwart the merger of two smaller rivals. But further consolidation in the space still looks likely
Deep pockets, a strong commitment to R&D and a world class 5G patent portfolio mean that whatever its current difficulties the Chinese telecoms business is set to be a major player for the long term
Operem is still working toward building a blockchain platform for patent trading, but its first product reflects demand for tools that enable open innovation efforts and trade secret protection
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
This year's event in Shanghai has now come to an end. It's been a great couple of days, including the IP Asia Elite Gala Dinner and Awards held last night
How Chinese courts will rule the patent world; Qualcomm's 5G licensing spree; don't jail trolls, says former supreme court judge; patent sales are on the up; plus a whole lot more from a wet, but spectacular, Shanghai Pudong
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’.
O-Film, which supplies camera modules to top smartphone brands, acquires a sizable IP portfolio as part of the deal. It will also take over the Japanese firm's Tianjin-based joint venture business focused on auto.