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Court guidance on virtual patent marking needs to be heeded to protect products

Chief IP officers should understand these court rulings and ensure their companies’ virtual patent markings provide proper constructive notice to infringers

12 September 2023

How to avoid the Section 101 pitfall in blockchain patenting

Blockchain innovators must show they’re improving existing technology, shows one of the first US court rulings addressing patent subject matter eligibility in the sector

25 August 2023

Meet Meta’s patents team, in which diversity strengthens strategy, acquisitions and licensing

Through a series of exclusive interviews with IAM, Meta’s patents, licensing and open-source leaders take us inside their patent strategy

23 August 2023

nChain's $570 million investment reflects value of its IP, CSO says

Owen Vaughan speaks to IAM about the blockchain company’s push to commercialise its intellectual assets through licensing and collaboration

08 August 2023

As Google vows to challenge $338.8 million patent verdict, here's its appellate track record

When Google has been an appellant at the Federal Circuit, it has scored victories 29% of the time, according to Q4 2017 to YTD statistics from Docket Navigator

31 July 2023

Here’s how Huawei cut its US patent risk and litigation defence costs

“We have no choice but to take a balanced approach to patent licensing,” Huawei US Chief IP Counsel Steven Geiszler tells IAM in an exclusive interview

25 July 2023

Huawei’s US patent litigation sheds light on its licensing approach

The Chinese telecoms giant is actively licensing its SEP portfolios in the US but will not rush to court, as shown by its scant assertion record, shows Docket Navigator

24 July 2023

Report underlines need for IP strategy before a company’s IPO and beyond

Lyft, Dropbox, Bumble and Doordash are examples of companies that faced an NPE lawsuit two years before or after their initial public offerings, and a report quantifies the risk for these and even smaller companies of less than $25 million revenue

11 July 2023

Huawei files UPC suit to ramp up pressure in Netgear SEP dispute

Chinese patentee is seeking to boost patent revenues from Wi-Fi 6 portfolio and other new segments

05 July 2023

$303M award against Samsung leads Q2's top US patent jury verdicts

Jury trials in US patent cases spiked to high levels with 25 verdicts issued from April to June– and 60% of these favoured patentees, according to Docket Navigator data

03 July 2023

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