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Ranking as Asia’s most innovative economy highlights South Korea’s need for IP value creation

World-beating R&D and patent rates propel country to top of Asia for the first time in annual WIPO study, but Global Innovation Index also shows areas where IP professionals can help it improve further

27 September 2021

It’s tech, not patents, that makes Qualcomm a royalty-generating machine

The chip giant has built a high-quality portfolio, but it’s world class innovation that ultimately drives the billion-dollar licensing returns each quarter

23 September 2021

CAFC decision highlights continued danger of inequitable conduct rulings

The Federal Circuit’s judgment in a recent pharma patent case is a stark reminder that IP professionals must remain vigilant

16 September 2021

How Intel has fared in patent validity disputes with Chinese state-run lab

Dispute has rumbled on for three-and-a-half years as Intel files multiple patent challenges and appeals against institute seeking injunction in Beijing

15 September 2021

IP spin-offs continue as Toshiba mulls reorganisation

Recent assignments to NPEs and operating companies show that company’s patent portfolio remains a key asset as the conglomerate considers its strategic options

13 September 2021

IAM’s Top 40 Market Makers

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q3: IP leadership - what it is and why it matters

09 September 2021

Korean Intellectual Property Office inaugurates “tech police” unit to combat overseas IP leakage

A division devoted to IP investigations has been beefed up and charged with stopping the flow of trade secrets across borders

03 September 2021

IAM parent company acquires market-leading US patent litigation data and analytics firm

Austin-based Docket Navigator - which also covers trademarks, antitrust and other legal practice areas - becomes a Law Business Research company

25 August 2021

Semiconductor shortage shows need for US innovation policy re-think

Saturday Opinion: the United States should be investing in people and infrastructure to enable the production of critical technologies at home, argues Arvin Patel of Intellectual Ventures

21 August 2021

Chip company’s copyright win in China shows promise of shifting evidence burden in IP cases

Court in Hangzhou gets tough on a Chinese company that refused to provide its source code for infringement analysis on national security grounds

11 August 2021

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