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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

Patents peripheral to Twitter’s success, but know-how absolutely crucial

Elon Musk will have to make certain that IP vital to the company’s future cannot just walk out the door

06 May 2022

ByteDance hit with multimedia patents as global litigation docket grows

A US NPE and a relatively unknown Chinese tech firm are among the plaintiffs going after the TikTok operator in China and the US

04 May 2022

Columbia University scores $185 million jury verdict on back of anti virus patents

NortonLifeLock has pledged to appeal the jury verdict, which could balloon to $550 million with enhanced damages for wilful infringement

03 May 2022

Pharma, not high-tech, concerns now dominate US patent politics

The first pronouncements from new USPTO Director Kathi Vidal are the latest indication that the centre of gravity in IP debate and policy-making has shifted significantly

30 April 2022

How Seagate is working to advance diversity and inclusion in patenting

Nikki Price Shaffer and Bob Pechman share insights on how the computer storage company is using data to understand and address the patent inclusion gap

29 April 2022

Google issues patent policy manifesto as industry gears up for reform debate

Company’s general counsel suggests USPTO fees for the largest filers, like the search giant itself, should be raised

29 April 2022

How revised EPO guidelines affect treatment of AI inventions

Co-published – Although changes will make it tougher to secure patent protection, there are still ways through

27 April 2022

Toyota, GE lead US patent holdings in climate change-related patent classes

A ranking by Anaqua shows big names from the auto sector and key EV battery suppliers among the leaderboard of the biggest US green-tech patent portfolios

26 April 2022

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