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Apple acquisitions are fuelling the growth of its semiconductor patent portfolio

With its long history of patent acquisition, Apple shows no signs of slowing down in its quest to expand its position in the semiconductor patent landscape, argues co-authors George Park and David Wright of IPValue in this co-published piece

31 January 2023

The FTC’s war against US technology competition with China

Saturday Opinion: Supporting the legality of fair non-compete agreements will enhance foreign investors’ reasonable expectations of protection by the US IP system

28 January 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

A view from inside the IP world of Silicon Valley

Saturday Opinion: Tech industry layoffs will impact everyone but those in the hub also see room for manoeuvre

21 January 2023

Changed political climate may influence latest implementer v SEP licensor antitrust action

Although u-blox's litigation against InterDigital raises familiar legal arguments, questions remain about the impact of a new antitrust chief and lack of SEP/FRAND policy statement

17 January 2023

Prepare now: call to action for chief IP officers on draft FTC non-compete policy

Commission may face legal challenges but risks of trade secrets breaches and increased litigation abound

13 January 2023

Key provisions and IP considerations of the incoming EU CHIPS Act

R&D collaboration entails risk and it is therefore vital for companies to start thinking about the best strategies to adopt

11 January 2023

US omnibus appropriations bill: robust USPTO funding and satellite office incoming

Unleashing American Innovators in, Pride in Patent Ownership out of bill which is expected to hit Biden’s desk on Friday

20 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

Patent bills prominent but prospects mixed as US Congress winds down

Controversial Pride in Patent Ownership bill unlikely, other bills passed or possible

16 December 2022

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