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15 October 2019

Manufacturing trends could shift patent focus from China

Samsung, Sony and Google are among the companies who are shifting smartphone production from China to Southeast Asia

25 September 2019

South Korean president uses 2 millionth patent grant to call for tech independence

Moon Jae-in (centre) made the comments amid an international dispute with Japan. He also said IP can help prevent conglomerates from seizing technology from smaller firms

11 September 2019

Five things to watch for from Japan’s new IP policy leadership

The new commissioner of the JPO and top cabinet advisor on IP will both address IPBC Asia in Tokyo in some of their first appearances in front of a global audience

06 September 2019

Sharp announces SEP licensing arrival with Samsung deal

Japanese firms scores agreement with world’s top mobile maker in first announced SEP licence under Hon Hai ownership

03 September 2019

Indian IT giant seeds new NPE offensive

Former Wipro patents are being asserted against semiconductor firms in US court. The Bangalore-based company says it has 8 of the top 10 global chipmakers as clients

30 August 2019

Toyota inks autonomous driving partnership with Chinese Unicorn Pony.ai

Collaborations between China's leading auto players and major international businesses are becoming more frequent - and with these come significant IP challenges, particularly around patents and trade secrets

28 August 2019

Asia's top IP owners revealed

Big filers, tough litigators and savvy dealmakers identified across eight industries in the run-up to IPBC Asia in Tokyo this October

23 August 2019

Chinese smartphone trio to collaborate on file sharing standard

In a first, Oppo, Xiaomi and Vivo are enabling cross-brand functionality similar to Apple’s AirDrop on their devices. But Huawei, the country's Android leader, is not taking part

12 August 2019

Japan’s Sharp latest to join expanding European auto patent battle

The Foxconn affiliate has joined Nokia in filing German infringement suits against automaker Daimler, recent US court documents show

30 July 2019

Asian companies will drive growth in semiconductor IP

Patent filings in the industry have dropped off globally, but the market is expected to rev up soon with companies like Samsung and BOE leading the way

29 July 2019

South Korean court asked to sell off IP portfolio seized from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Lawyers have requested that patents and trademarks seized from the Japanese company in March be put on the market after it failed to comply with an order to pay compensation to Korean citizens subjected to forced labour during WW2

09 July 2019

LCD patent deal shows development of China’s internal patent market

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

04 July 2019

Re-shuffle puts new leaders at the top of Japan’s IP policy apparatus

Akira Matsunaga (pictured) will take the reins from Naoko Munakata. The JPO’s first woman commissioner served for two years, advocating reforms and sometimes drawing push-back

02 July 2019

Japanese aircon giant latest to pledge patent non-aggression

Ten years ago, the company bet big on sharing technology with Chinese upstarts. Now Daikin is opening up a portfolio of refrigerant patents

21 June 2019

SK Innovation fights US trade secrets suit with Korean defamation case

Battery maker will argue that LG Chem’s US trade secret litigation is against the national interest