Sector: Chemicals

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China’s top 100 patent filers: positions 1 to 33

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q1: On the shoulders of giants

25 March 2021

Staunch critic of Big Pharma IP strategies confirmed as US Health Secretary

Xavier Becerra may push for anti-patentee policies at HHS, but much remains unknown about the Biden administration’s approach

23 March 2021

EU Teva investigation shows IP’s competition law issues aren’t limited to patent litigation settlements

Commission’s move against the Israeli generic is unprecedented, but could be a sign of things to come

18 March 2021

Drop in foreign filings drives Taiwan patent numbers lower

But key players in the chip sector, both foreign and domestic, increased their output in a year that saw huge electronics demand

15 March 2021

Covid-19 patent landscape confusion is a big concern for life sciences organisations

Providing new insights into recent filings, but patent landscape uncertainties may pose dangers in the wake of the pandemic

09 March 2021

Samsung, LG and South Korea’s trade secrets dilemma

The long read: Few countries are more focused on the threat of IP leaks to China than South Korea. But when it comes to shoring up legal protections for trade secrets, senior leaders have put on the brakes, anticipating threats to key industry players and national technology goals

03 March 2021

Dialog’s patents will boost Renesas’ fast growing licensing business

The purchase of the UK chipmaker will contribute to the monetisation programme’s potential, particularly within circuit technologies

19 February 2021

Seven top IP tips for biotech SMEs

How smaller biotechs can best overcome pitfalls and maximise the value of their inventions

18 February 2021

Uptrend in oppositions could spell costly delays for Indian patent applicants

Practitioners say greater attention to detail during the prosecution process can head off frivolous challenges

15 February 2021

Ford CEO weighs in on “really embarrassing” South Korean battery trade secrets fight

With the auto giant set for a high-profile roll out of several new electric vehicles, the dispute between LG Chem and SK Innovation is once again in the spotlight

12 February 2021

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