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Vidal reveals perspective on UPC, SEPs and competition with China

In the second part of IAM’s exclusive interview with USPTO Director Kathi Vidal, she shares her thoughts on international patent issues

23 February 2023

What Big Tech can learn from pharma on innovator diversity

Featured in Special Report 2023 Q1: Advancing IP Diversity

23 February 2023

Patent damages precedent makes waves in component suppliers’ negotiations

After Caltech v Broadcom, suppliers may face higher royalties for infringing components used in downstream products

22 February 2023

Metaverse: who is leading the patent race?

Chinese companies have started edging into the space which was previously dominated by US filers

21 February 2023

Cedar Lane Technologies dominates US computer centre case filings in 2022

Docket Navigator data shows the NPE far outstripped other highly assertive entities in volume and attained a 98% settlement rate

13 February 2023

Are US companies embracing quality over quantity in the patenting race?

Saturday Opinion: IAM deputy editor Angela Morris confronts the claim that 2022 US patent grants may indicate American industry is slipping in the global innovation race

04 February 2023

Non-US companies earned 56% of US patent grants in 2022 as IBM loses top spot

Samsung took the lead, as Asia-based companies gain while American counterparts slip

24 January 2023

Top 10 FRAND developments of 2022

These new patent pools, global litigation developments, and SEP policy changes will keep making waves in the New Year

21 December 2022

An almost billion-dollar award leads 2022’s top 10 US patent verdicts

Companies who scored the most from US juries during the past 12 months include VLSI Technology, Complete Genomics Inc, Ravgen Inc, USAA and Columbia University

19 December 2022

Five of the US patent world’s biggest news nuggets of 2022

Intel sold 5,000 patents to an NPE, Apple signed up for two multi-million dollar SEP licences, Kathi Vidal made her mark as USPTO director – and more

15 December 2022

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