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Japanese chemical giants score patent litigation wins in China

Two of country’s top industrials got successful results in the market that constitutes their number one business challenge

03 February 2021

“It’s really embarrassing” - LG and SK feel the political heat ahead of US trade secrets decision

South Korean PM’s comments show that IP enforcement does not happen in a vacuum

01 February 2021

Japanese industrial giant goes on patent offensive with US lawsuit

Motor maker Nidec takes action to defend its huge market share in hard drive components

20 January 2021

New Brazilian biotech patent examination guidelines a “missed opportunity”

While boosting transparency, the many difficulties faced by life sciences innovators when applying for protection in the country are not addressed

14 January 2021

The Asia IP Elite – a shared commitment to excellence across very different markets

IAM reveals the top in-house IP teams from India, Southeast Asia and Australasia

14 December 2020

Canada launches C$30 million project to boost IP in clean tech sector

The Innovation Asset Collective is designed to raise awareness, provide capital and help SMEs secure freedom to operate

09 December 2020

Top EPO opposition firms by technical areas of specialisation revealed

Detailed analysis of representatives shows that while some tend to specialise in certain technologies, others act across a wider range of IPC sections

03 December 2020

How a Korean IP dispute could become political fodder in crucial Georgia Senate run-off

With the future of a planned battery factory on the line, President Trump may face ITC veto choice in midst of vote that could decide which party controls Congress

11 November 2020

CEO’s patent comments illustrate high stakes of LG Chem IP campaign

The company plans to spin off its lucrative auto battery business, and executive says patents will be key to fending off competition from China

04 November 2020

Companies from South Korea and Japan spearhead battery technologies patent rush

LG Chem and Toyota own two of the world’s largest portfolios in the field and as countries prioritise green energy this advantage may well translate into big money

23 October 2020

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