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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

Why Dutch courts are becoming a central element in cross-border patent disputes

The Netherlands is already a hotspot for big-ticket battles – and the signs are that its importance as a venue is only going to increase

08 February 2022

Inside the litigation record of the man set to own 38,000 BlackBerry patents

Data from Docket Navigator shows that buyer York Eggleston IV’s existing NPEs – named after stones and slingshots – have filed at least 36 lawsuits against 23 defendants

07 February 2022

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

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