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Transparency may be a problem with the European patent system – trolls aren’t

A new report reveals that it is often tough to identify the real holders of IP in Europe, but claims that bad-faith NPEs are migrating from the US are tough to sustain

22 June 2020

The advantages and disadvantages of WIPO PROOF

The World Intellectual Property Organization rolled out its new timestamping solution in May and while it has a lot going for it, there are downsides too

19 June 2020

Conditions may be right for another Intellectual Ventures, says Kevin Rivette

In exclusive interview, the long-time IP rainmaker goes in-depth on the problems of the $5,000 patent in a downturn and the power of a narrative in ensuring you’re ready to build value

17 June 2020

Outgoing InterDigital licensing chief on standards development and licensing

Pace of innovation can only continue if its value is realised by the true innovators, says Tim Berghuis

16 June 2020

USPTO data points to drop in patent filings in April and May

“These trends are troubling,” Iancu tells legislators as growing economic uncertainty adds to financial pressures on agency

11 June 2020

We name the world's top patent lawyers, attorneys, practices and firms

The 2020 edition of the IAM Patent 1000 features in-depth analysis of the markets in 48 key jurisdictions and is based on thousands of submissions, interviews and client references

11 June 2020

The US and Germany top for patent litigation, say survey respondents

IAM benchmarking results send mixed messages about the UK, but show increasing interest in China, India and Brazil

10 June 2020

Lemley - prepare for some kind of compulsory licensing in tech and life sciences

In part two of our exclusive interview, the Stanford professor turns his attention to the world of antitrust and SEPs, the Supreme Court justices and opens up about The Open Covid Pledge he helped to develop

09 June 2020

Courts cannot award attorney fees for PTAB cases, Federal Circuit finds in precedential ruling

Those seeking to be reimbursed for administrative patent proceedings will need to use the board’s own sanctions mechanisms as a result of the judgment

09 June 2020

The USPTO's guidance on patent eligibility is a policy over legal doctrine, says Lemley

In an exclusive interview, the Stanford law professor talks about legislative 101 reform, the state of play at the CAFC and the rise of the Western District of Texas as a major IP court

08 June 2020

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