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Meta patent head shares key IP risk management lessons

Jeremiah Chan talks about the biggest challenges that his current company has faced, as well as the ones at Google when he held a leadership position there

01 February 2022

Big tech dominates brand value rankings led by $355 billion Apple portfolio

Tech sector brand assets gained significant value over the past year, according to the latest Brand Finance Global 500

31 January 2022

How managing data into a business asset is key to unlocking its value

There are lessons to be learned from how digital-born businesses and industrial companies undergoing digital transformation approach data asset management, protection and value creation, write Marta Sadriu, Michelle Fransson and Bo Heiden

26 January 2022

USPTO’s subject matter eligibility pilot may save IP owners money, but still leaves a lot to be desired

Patent applicants may save legal costs by deferring responses on eligibility rejections, write Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel partners Erin Dunston and Stephen Murray, but the USPTO programme won’t realise efficiency for examiners or fix the US patent eligibility law mess

25 January 2022

The EU’s UPC launch is imminent – here’s what IP strategists need to know

Companies must now make tough decisions about which rights to opt out of the new unified European patent system

25 January 2022

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

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