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Patent litigation finance moves into the mainstream, but splits opinion as it does so

Financiers and plaintiffs lawyers say funding gives patent owners a fighting chance to see a case through a big settlement or verdict but others are critical

27 September 2021

NPE litigation in the US bounces back

The Long Read: Sector-by-sector analysis reveals that transport, financial services and networking all recorded triple-digit percentage growth in patent suits filed by non-practising entities between 2018 and 2020, writes IAM data reporter Bridget Diakun

22 September 2021

Open source is fundamental to crypto, so we must protect it, says Square counsel

In an exclusive interview, Max Sills explains why the firm has joined the OIN and provides an update on the Crypto Open Patent Alliance

14 September 2021

IAM’s Top 40 Market Makers

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q3: IP leadership - what it is and why it matters

09 September 2021

China surge in business method patents continues, while Japan and South Korea also see growth

Asia charts its own course as post-Alice slide continues in the United States and filing levels remain low in Europe

07 September 2021

Alibaba deploys tool to provide price guidance for patents going under the hammer

Intangio, developed by valuation specialists Inngot and IP services firm Rouse, is helping insolvency practitioners set a data-driven reserve price for patent assets at bankruptcy auctions

31 August 2021

IP could become a $100 billion premium market, says Aon CEO

Greg Case has been bullish about the sector for a while and if he is right it could finally mean the birth of the asset class so many have been waiting for

30 August 2021

IAM parent company acquires market-leading US patent litigation data and analytics firm

Austin-based Docket Navigator - which also covers trademarks, antitrust and other legal practice areas - becomes a Law Business Research company

25 August 2021

Mainland Chinese internet giants pile into Hong Kong’s patent system

Inbound patent applications from China's mainland nearly quadrupled in 2020, with Tencent and Alibaba leading the way as digital payments take off in the city

20 August 2021

Investor interest in IP is about more than big money verdicts, claims Ocean Tomo transactions chief

Ten-figure awards in the patent space have caught capital’s attention, says Ocean Tomo's Ryan Zurek, but so has the IP market’s resilience in the face of economic turbulence

04 August 2021

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