Sector: Computers & Software

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Data monetisation drives Sanofi’s $180 million investment in AI biotech Owkin

The deal shows how privacy and silo barriers to the commercialisation of information are being overcome

29 November 2021

USPTO rejections: post-Alice insights

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q4: IP5 insights

29 November 2021

CNIPA's draft patent examination guidelines: what is coming down the pipeline?

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q4: IP5 insights

29 November 2021

Abandonments in 2020: an in-depth look

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q4: IP5 insights

29 November 2021

Recent validity trends at China's Patent Office

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q4: IP5 insights

29 November 2021

Inside the patent portfolio Ericsson gets as part of its $6 billion Vonage acquisition

While not great in number, the incoming IP is of good quality and will boost the Swedish company’s presence in key areas such as security, machine learning and wired networks

26 November 2021

How to deal with China's new crackdown on bad-faith patent filings and other examination changes

The Long Read: New guidelines in the works at the CNIPA will continue the fight against 'irregular' applications, make utility models harder to get and heighten the risk of litigation in the software space, write Aaron Wininger of Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner, PA and Austin Chang of Beijing East IP

24 November 2021

Hyundai Motor bolsters portfolio in patent assignment deal with AT&T

Korean automaker acquires dozens of assets in areas including drone technology and speech processing

24 November 2021

Groundbreaking open-source rulings could mean big changes for China’s software industry

Recent copyright infringement judgments in Shenzhen and Guangzhou could upend common practices for commercial software developers

23 November 2021

US patent system due for a mid-course correction, says IBM's IP business head

Bill LaFontaine says the current challenging licensing environment stems not only from legal and policy factors, but also from a widespread cultural shift that has normalised infringement

22 November 2021

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