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LG Electronics to pull out of solar panel business in sequel to smartphone exit

In a familiar story, LG is set to exit another major operating segment in which it owns some of the strongest patent holdings

15 March 2022

Leading Chinese solar firm faces cross-border patent injunction in Europe

Three years into major litigation battle between competing Asian manufacturers, Europe has emerged as the key IP battleground

11 March 2022

Chinese supreme court hears challenge to country’s first essential facilities case

He Jing and Annie Xue of GEN Law Firm break down the economic and technical arguments made in front of the judges, and spell out why the eventual decision could have a dramatic impact

28 February 2022

No slow-down in Huawei patent activity, despite US sanctions

It may be facing significant headwinds, but the Chinese telecoms giant showed a surge in grants at home and abroad in 2021

17 February 2022

World's top two laptop/tablet battery makers waging patent battle in China

Japan-owned ATL files lawsuits in Fuzhou against Chinese rival Zhuhai CosMX, which says it has enough cash to weather worst-case litigation scenarios

24 January 2022

Convergence leads tech trends IP strategists say are re-shaping innovation

The IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders share the macro developments having the biggest impact on their clients

05 January 2022

IP a major concern in transition to green energy, say sector leaders

Survey finds that investors and in-house counsel are more likely to see risks on the horizon than C-suite executives

15 December 2021

Put patent policy to work to achieve climate goals

Saturday Opinion: Fabrice Mattei of Rouse says two measures that emerged from last month's COP26 climate summit can reshape the future of the patent system

11 December 2021

PepsiCo suffers big loss following David-vs-Goliath battle with Indian farmers

India revokes company’s exclusive right to potato variety used in Lay’s chips, in case that illustrates limits of country’s agricultural IP protections

10 December 2021

Australia under-invests in IP, and recent government proposals will not fix that

Saturday Opinion: In-house leaders say a mooted patent box regime limited to life sciences will reward companies that get patents already, failing to encourage IP investment in new industries

04 December 2021

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