Sector: Computers & Software

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Covid impact on US patent filings is now becoming clearer

Data on law firms ranked by 2021 grants shows a slide that may link to filing strategies changing because of pandemic-induced budget cuts

17 June 2022

Acacia Research CIPO predicts operating company patent sales

Buyers should position themselves for opportunities as worsening economy spurs monetisation efforts, says Marc Booth

16 June 2022

US court ruling will affect royalty rate calculations for licence agreements

The precedential decision shows that characterising per-unit royalty terms as a significant percentage of profits may be beneficial in later litigation

15 June 2022

Western Digital uncovered “root causes” of female innovator under-representation, says IP chief

David Dutcher says mentoring programmes increased female invention disclosures 26% and that retaining talent, employee know-how and patenting innovation is increasingly important as the semiconductor shortage continues

02 June 2022

Spotlight: Maxell

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q2: The Asia IP Elite

30 May 2022

Immersion hits Meta with infringement lawsuit targeting VR products

Texas suit over the Quest 2 VR system is the haptics tech licensing company’s first assertion since 2018

27 May 2022

Irell litigator has a long track record of nine-figure patent verdicts

USAA's recent $218.5 million verdict against PNC Bank is just one of the recent hundred-million dollar awards racked up by Irell & Manella partner Jason Sheasby, exclusive Docket Navigator data shows

23 May 2022

EPO chief economist: IP practitioners should use commercial nous to help Europe’s Deep Tech sector

IAM speaks to Yann Ménière of the European Patent Office about how the patent profession can best support Fourth Industrial Revolution innovators

23 May 2022

Litigation funders like trade secrets cases and recent $2 billion verdict is one more reason why

If historical trends repeat, then Appian’s nuclear verdict against rival Pegasystems could lead litigation financiers to seek out more chances to fund trade secrets cases

18 May 2022

Palantir seeks client-attorney discovery in case involving alleged IP litigation fraud

Law firm Williams & Connolly is the target of US discovery requests in latest twist to German patent and trade secrets proceedings

09 May 2022

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