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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

Let’s be thankful for a billion miles of IP

The amazing technologies that power the internet have kept us connected as the covid-19 pandemic has raged. This connectivity is down to the investments and contributions made by patent owners

22 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

SCOTUS decision leaves no doubt over USPTO director’s control of the PTAB

Time bar on reviews cannot be appealed, justices rule by 7 to 2; Gorsuch lets fly at "politically guided agency" revoking "an inventor’s property right"

21 April 2020

Intellectual Discovery and IP Bridge sales mark the end of an era

The state-backed patent funds helped change the culture around patents in the South Korea and Japan, and now both face the task of surviving the private sector

18 April 2020

Latest data shows no pandemic hit to US patent litigation volume - yet

Lawyers will be hoping that IP's traditional status as a counter-cyclical asset will lead to a spike in disputes once businesses emerge from lockdown

17 April 2020

Ping An’s patent leap bolsters big tech ambitions

The technology arm of the Shenzhen-based insurance giant rockets into the top 10 PCT filers, surpassing rivals Alibaba and Tencent

17 April 2020

Looking for IP value in a time of economic shock

Patents, know-how and data, as well as other intellectual assets, are all very interesting opportunities right now - if you know what you are doing

15 April 2020

All you need to know about the PCT in 2019 in eight charts

Chinese entities overtake those from the US as most active users; Huawei tops the corporate chart again; semiconductors and computer technology show strong growth; and more

15 April 2020

Alibaba leads China's surging blockchain patent filings

Part two of an exclusive data analysis reveals the Chinese companies that have pulled ahead of IBM and MasterCard to become the technology’s top patentees

13 April 2020

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