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Key senator backs call to increase transparency in patent ownership

In letter to USPTO director, senate IP subcommittee chair Thom Tillis throws his weight behind pair of proposals from Stanford academics

11 August 2020

Report: half of failed IPOs on Shanghai tech board sidelined for IP reasons

No fewer than 17 companies have had listing plans scuppered due to a variety of IP deficiencies

10 August 2020

Patenting emerging technologies – determining how far an artisan’s knowledge goes

A recent Federal Circuit decision and new USPTO guidance have brought a possible conflict in case law into focus

05 August 2020

As IP moves up Canada’s national agenda, other countries should follow suit

Trio of initiatives shows the country means business and the risk of a global economic downturn means similar moves may also become an important part of recovery plans elsewhere

25 July 2020

Patent risk profile front and centre in run up to Ant Group’s IPO

The company’s filings have exploded since the second half of 2019 and, while it is difficult to discern the quality of the assets, the portfolio is in capable hands

24 July 2020

The signs are that Canada is upping its IP game

Bank announces launch of multi-million-dollar financing package for IP-rich businesses while Ontario government unveils new action plan

21 July 2020

Revealed – the US law firms that send the most prosecution work abroad and who they send it to

An in-depth look at who America’s patent lawyers work with in Canada, China, Germany, Japan and the UK

17 July 2020

Data shows why US IP owners are flocking to patent litigation’s hottest venue

Judge Albright in WDTX is quicker to hold claim construction hearings, less likely to transfer cases and is reluctant to scupper cases in early motions

14 July 2020

Budget cuts are on the cards, say corporate patent executives in exclusive IAM survey

New filing strategies, a rise in litigation, more IP value creation and less work for outside advisers are among the key findings of the research

09 July 2020

Former TiVo chief IP officer joins Intellectual Ventures

Arvin Patel signs up as COO of the firm's Invention Investment Fund; Myhrvold welcomes “seasoned and respected thought leader”

09 July 2020

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