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The coronavirus has ended all hope of US patent eligibility reform

Opponents of stronger laws have seized the opportunity created by the pandemic to build a narrative that will make legislative changes to the 101 regime almost impossible to secure

23 May 2020

Huawei, Facebook, Capital One and Walmart see huge jumps in patent filings

New data from IPO points to some big-name players restocking their portfolios as economic crisis looms

19 May 2020

Top PCT representatives 2019

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Japan’s Shiga International Patent Office is number one on the list, with Fish & Richardson and Epping Hermann Fischer leading for the US and Europe respectively

19 May 2020

Aon takes a big step forward in IP insurance

On the back of two years of growth, firm launches its own underwriting platform in a space that it claims is "starting to mature"

18 May 2020

Patent owners should prepare for further PTAB changes

From key case law to radical new ways of working, four leading experts share their predictions about what might happen next at the board

15 May 2020

Top EPO representatives 2019

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German and UK firms dominate the list of firms filing most published patent applications for clients at the agency last year

15 May 2020

New data shows PTAB pendulum swing towards patent owners

Board’s growing use of procedural denials is helping to drive down institution rate but, claims one observer, its decisions run counter to the AIA

14 May 2020

Why patent practitioners are warming to Iancu’s PTAB reforms

Leading experts put recent changes to post-issuance reviews under the microscope and like what they see

14 May 2020

Ominous signs for the global IP market in a covid-19 world

Leading in-house and private practice lawyers share their experiences of working in the shadow of a pandemic and explain what they believe might happen next

13 May 2020

Japan to screen foreign stakes in key firms, citing need to protect tech

Unveiling a list of core firms that includes many of the country’s top IP owners, finance minister Taro Aso stated that “technology and patents” must be safeguarded

13 May 2020

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