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Patent dealmaking cannot escape the effects of worsening Sino-US relations

Despite the improving Chinese IP environment and trade deal commitments, long-term personal relationships are likely to be increasingly important in getting transactions over the line

09 May 2020

JPO filings on downward trend heading into a very uncertain 2020

Japanese companies cut filings again last year, but China and South Korea led an increase in foreign applications

08 May 2020

How the USPTO has responded to the covid-19 pandemic

The agency's former Commissioner of Patents says it’s so far so good at the office - but explains why a backlog may build at the end of the year

06 May 2020

It’s a downturn Jim, but not as IP owners know it

Patent rights may fare well in a recession but this is a global market unlike any other we have seen before

02 May 2020

SCOTUS pirate ship copyright case prompts senators to raise new concerns over sovereign immunity

Legislators call on USPTO to investigate extent to which rights owners are “experiencing infringements by state entities without adequate remedies under state law”

29 April 2020

From the archive – The rise of China IP Inc

A look into the IAM back catalogue to see how we have charted the rise of an IP superpower

29 April 2020

Spangenberg expands services business with new AI acquisition

“Since consolidation in this space is inevitable, I thought it made a lot of sense to merge with the best,” says former IPNav head

28 April 2020

Private equity investor buys majority stake in IP pioneer Ocean Tomo

New capital will help Chicago-based business scale-up as it looks to develop new marketplace, says firm's head Jim Malackowski; possible expansion of international arm into India and Brazil also being considered

24 April 2020

Now, more than ever, companies must optimise the value of their patent portfolios

Free webinar next Tuesday will focus on findings of exclusive survey of corporate IP leaders and strategies to maximise the reach and value of holdings as cost-effectively as possible

24 April 2020

Chinese patent filings fell in first quarter, but real virus impact could be ahead

February lockdown cratered CNIPA applications, but March brought a significant rebound as Beijing-based patent agencies and law firms began to approach normal capacity

22 April 2020

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