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Moderna, Nike and TSMC among pandemic-era outperformers in patent portfolio strength

Innovation metric that’s agnostic to patent quantity highlights diverse group of companies that have put distance between themselves and their competition over the past two years

25 January 2022

World's top two laptop/tablet battery makers waging patent battle in China

Japan-owned ATL files lawsuits in Fuzhou against Chinese rival Zhuhai CosMX, which says it has enough cash to weather worst-case litigation scenarios

24 January 2022

Apple heads into Ericsson clash without long-time in-house litigation chief

Noreen Krall, who served as vice president and chief litigation counsel for more than a decade and helped build the company’s reputation as a fierce courtroom opponent, left Apple in December, IAM has learned

21 January 2022

For Taiwan firms, the time is now for patent monetisation

Recent moves by MediaTek, Asus and Acer all show that IP owners are seeking to boost returns

20 January 2022

Building blocks for the metaverse – practical IP considerations for NFT investors and creators

Nader Mousavi, Mehdi Ansari, Jay Thornton and Jonathan Hofman of Sullivan & Cromwell explore the legal issues facing creators and buyers of NFTs, alongside the regulatory frameworks in which they are being used

19 January 2022

Rise of AI continues to re-write life sciences IP strategies in 2022

A spate of pharma-high tech innovation partnerships have dominated opening days of the year

11 January 2022

Patent marketplace has been the unsung hero of the remote work era

Saturday Opinion: Technology solutions that have helped the world through the pandemic would look very different absent a sophisticated IP licensing ecosystem, argues Dolby GC Andy Sherman

08 January 2022

Huawei inks its first Wi-Fi 6 patent licence with an overseas implementer

Latest patent deals related to the next-gen wireless internet standard suggest patent owners spy monetisation opportunities

04 January 2022

The biggest Asia-Pacific IP stories of 2021

Beyond China, there was a lot going on in a market that is home to some of the world’s most important patent-producing businesses

21 December 2021

The 2021 trends that shaped the IP market in five major industries

In-house experts highlight the year’s most important patent developments in auto, life sciences, software, semiconductors and telecoms

20 December 2021

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