Sector: Banking & Financial Services

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Open-source assertions against banks doubled in 2021, new research finds

OIN and LOT Network see increased interest from the sector as financial institutions become an increasingly attractive target for PAEs

21 June 2022

Outgoing Ant Group IP chief discusses company’s meteoric patent growth

Benjamin Bai, who has transitioned to a new role as chief legal officer at Amber Group, a digital asset company, reflects on a tenure of more than five years steering IP strategy for Alibaba’s digital payments offshoot

31 May 2022

Interview: Ant Group

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q2: The Asia IP Elite

30 May 2022

Delaware Judge’s litigation finance disclosure may harm plaintiffs, lead to defence settlements

Patent litigators who represent plaintiffs and defendants agree the new standing order favours the defence, but one litigation financier predicts well-financed patentees backed by reputable lenders will get the upper hand

29 April 2022

Litigation finance report reveals huge growth in patent case commitments

The market report by Westfleet Advisors discovered that 29% of litigation finance commitments in 2021 went to patent cases, which represents 61% growth compared to 2020

05 April 2022

Australia under-invests in IP, and recent government proposals will not fix that

Saturday Opinion: In-house leaders say a mooted patent box regime limited to life sciences will reward companies that get patents already, failing to encourage IP investment in new industries

04 December 2021

How Aon helps lenders and borrowers manage risk in IP-backed deals

Brian Hinman, chief commercial officer at Aon IP Solutions, tells IAM how the group facilitates IP-backed funding deals centred on high-quality assets

18 November 2021

Why a Russian patent injunction against 61 Samsung handset models could be a gamechanger

Exclusive analysis on the expansive legal theory used to bar use of Samsung Pay service and dozens of Galaxy smartphones

01 November 2021

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

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