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Ocado IP head hails key ITC win as global patent battle against AutoStore moves to the UK

“We are going in on a high – with a positive feeling,” says Lucy Wojcik on the eve of the London face-off with its online grocery rival

15 March 2022

Unified Patents' IPR filings shrink, but case outcomes show impact on NPEs

Unified Patents struggles more than others to get IPRs instituted, Docket Navigator data reveals, but when it does, the firm has the third-highest win rate among the top 10 PTAB petitioners

14 March 2022

Fujifilm unit hits upstart rival with ultrasound patent suit

New competitor litigation, coupled with significant M&A-related patent transactions, show how crucial medical imaging is to the Japanese giant's continued re-invention

14 March 2022

Australian applicants may finally get clarity on software patents

For the first time, country’s top court will hear a case related to patent eligibility for computer-implemented inventions, an area IP owners say is rife with uncertainty

10 March 2022

Access Advance changes licence terms in the wake of landmark non-FRAND finding

New duplicate royalty reimbursement approach adopted following recent blow in Dusseldorf

09 March 2022

IP profession sorely needs targeted recruitment programmes to overcome ‘motherhood penalty’

Working mothers have left the workforce in droves during the pandemic, which is sure to cause a detrimental impact on an IP profession that already has a huge gender imbalance

05 March 2022

Meta sees results from focus on diversity in patenting and innovation

As Women’s History Month unfolds in the US, the company is acting to re-engineer the status quo by changing the balance among its attorneys and inventors

02 March 2022

Dusseldorf appeal court AASI rejection could see more SEP suits go to Munich

Pre-emptive injunctions will not be granted against implementers, says city’s Higher Regional Court, in second recent blow to Access Advance licensors

16 February 2022

Group of big company general counsel calls for Fintiv overturn to “restore balance to the American patent system”

Leaders from businesses including Intel, Micron and GM write to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo claiming that without a dependable inter partes review system key business investments are impossible

11 February 2022

Injunction provisions steal the show in comments on draft US SEP licensing policy

While major licensors warn that proposed revisions will harm the technology standardisation process, implementers argue the injunctive relief bar should be raised even higher

10 February 2022

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