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Behind the veil: patent validity in China

IAM crunches four decades of CNIPA invalidity decisions to offer a unique overview of the Chinese landscape

08 June 2020

Beyond portfolio optimisation: understanding the connection between patent cost and value

Strategic patent intelligence models could prove crucial when communicating the importance of filings amid growing budgetary pressure

08 June 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM

08 June 2020

Revealed – every company with 1,000 or more active US patents

Research carried out by ktMINE for IAM reveals that there are 368 entities, from 22 countries that meet the threshold

04 June 2020

IBM IP leader joins board of new Amster venture

Rowan head welcomes insight of market giant and also predicts increase in both dealmaking and litigation activity

03 June 2020

European Patent Office still top for quality and service, new IAM benchmarking report finds

Top ratings once again for the agency led by António Campinos, but Andrei Iancu’s USPTO slips down, according to respondents to our annual survey of in-house and private practice professionals

27 May 2020

Revealed: the billions to be spent on patent renewals in 2021 and beyond

Samsung on the hook for over $135 million this year alone, with China's national IP office and the USPTO set to pull in $100 billion over lifetime of all their active grants

26 May 2020

Google, Microsoft, Oracle and Uber all back new AST patent buying initiative

Decision to drop into the market outside of the usual IP3 programme comes amid growing signs of assertion ativity

25 May 2020

Japanese covid-19 patent pledge triples membership, but users must read fine print

Big-name electronics and chemical companies have continued to sign on, but several have taken the opportunity to narrow the terms of the pledge and remind potential infringers that they won’t tolerate abuse

25 May 2020

The coronavirus has ended all hope of US patent eligibility reform

Opponents of stronger laws have seized the opportunity created by the pandemic to build a narrative that will make legislative changes to the 101 regime almost impossible to secure

23 May 2020

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