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Halliburton v USWS is a rare patent battle in the energy sector

Data shows that 32 of the largest oil and gas producers and oilfield services companies have filed only 45 US suits since 2017 – and that just one is responsible for 51% of them

14 September 2022

Why the new CHIPS + Science Act matters for IP

Although many provisions were stripped out of the final version of the legislation, it still contains important tech transfer-related elements, while the huge sums for R&D it envisages are almost certain to spawn more patents

30 August 2022

Spotlight: LG Group

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q2: The Asia IP Elite

30 May 2022

Spotlight: Maxell

Featured in Special Report 2022 Q2: The Asia IP Elite

30 May 2022

Huawei cross-licence with Israeli firm brings patent peace to key solar market

Deal follows key legal wins for the Chinese company in Germany and China, and comes at a time when it is seeking to pivot to renewable energy

24 May 2022

Recent Chinese decisions are good news for life sciences patent enforcement

Early patent linkage decisions and a rare interim injunction are hopeful signs for IP owners

19 May 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

Battery giant may struggle to flip the script on Chinese intellectual property

How IP and commercial competition plays out in the critical sector will tell us much about the future of globalised tech supply chains

16 April 2022

World’s top EV battery maker seeks patent injunction against rival in China

CATL, which supplies Tesla and other top electric vehicle brands, is using both patent and unfair competition litigation to fend off rivals and brain drain

12 April 2022

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

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