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1,000 US patent club 2021 (part one)

Featured in Portfolio Data

25 March 2021

Top US patent filers: positions 1 to 100

Featured in Portfolio Data

25 March 2021

China’s top 100 patent filers: positions 1 to 33

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q1: On the shoulders of giants

25 March 2021

Samsung, LG and South Korea’s trade secrets dilemma

The long read: Few countries are more focused on the threat of IP leaks to China than South Korea. But when it comes to shoring up legal protections for trade secrets, senior leaders have put on the brakes, anticipating threats to key industry players and national technology goals

03 March 2021

China’s top court hands out record trade secrets award

The $25 million ruling comes in a clash between two of the world’s biggest producers of vanillin, a synthetic alternative to vanilla

26 February 2021

IV taps local partners to roll out licensing programme aimed at Chinese SMEs

Intellectual Ventures is just the latest big IP market player to set its sights on China, with a new programme COO Arvin Patel says is the first of its kind

25 February 2021

Uptrend in oppositions could spell costly delays for Indian patent applicants

Practitioners say greater attention to detail during the prosecution process can head off frivolous challenges

15 February 2021

The cleantech gap in Big Oil patent portfolios spells more M&A in the sector

The supermajors are not creating big IP stockpiles in green energy, which means there could be opportunities for others

13 February 2021

Ocado steps up US patent fight with claims of PTO fraud against rival

The UK online retailer is in an increasingly bitter dispute over robot technology and has accused AutoStore of “serious abuses of the patenting process”

03 February 2021

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

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