Security Systems

How Europe and China handle blockchain patents

As this disruptive technology attracts increasing interest, key issuing authorities are developing different ways of handling applications that read on it

How Europe and China handle blockchain patents
29 Mar 2019

Blackberry sees huge surge in licensing revenues after big Q4

Company reports numbers as it embarks on new hunt for licensing head

29 Mar 2019

China's patent office pledges to cut pendency amid quality questions

CNIPA has promised to reduce examination times, but users are more concerned about quality. Agency's deputy director waves off the suggestion that 90% of its issued patents are 'junk'

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6 Mar 2019

The state of play in the global IP market

IAM's annual benchmarking survey is designed to identify the key concerns of senior decision makers in areas such as deal-making, valuation, patent office performance, top litigation venues and policy  Read more

4 Mar 2019

Apple buys patent portfolio from former AI home camera maker

Tech giant makes rare foray into the secondary market to acquire package of US assets Read more

26 Feb 2019

Two years of trade war spotlight have done little to change views of IP environment in China

But American Chamber of Commerce in China survey does reveal that IP concerns are affecting US firms' business plans, and ‘cautious pessimism’ is the new normal Read more

13 Feb 2019

IPBC Global 2019 is shaping up to be the biggest and best of the series so far

Senior decision makers from a wide range of companies are already confirmed to attend as demand for tickets exceeds the rate for last year's sell-out event in San Francisco  Read more

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30 Jan 2019

Winners of the inaugural Global IP Awards named at gala dinner in London

Law and attorney firms from around the world recognised for their outstanding work in litigation, prosecution and transactions during 2018 Read more

23 Jan 2019

Welcome to the future of patents

New IAM research reports identify the key trends shaping the global IP market – and tell you how to respond Read more

22 Jan 2019

Blockchain startup’s new tack reveals much about what IP managers need most

Operem is still working toward building a blockchain platform for patent trading, but its first product reflects demand for tools that enable open innovation efforts and trade secret protection Read more

16 Jan 2019

New collaboration between leading IP brands set to boost global patent transactions

IAM Market teams up with Richardson Oliver Insights to deliver new tranche of assets to its IP buying, selling, licensing and tech transfer platform being offered by top brokers Read more

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1 Nov 2018

We are top in the 5G standards process and that will feed through to patents, claims Ericsson

“It is clear that, no matter which viewpoint one takes, Ericsson is the leader in 3GPP and has influenced the technology in 5G over the years more than any other contributor,” company states in new report Read more

2 Oct 2018

Despite demonstrably high quality assets Finjan forced to the courts again

Cyber security firm accuses rival of infringing seven patents in its third district court action this year. Even though a high PTAB win rate indicates strength of Finjan's portfolio, prospective licensees still happy to litigate Read more

26 Jul 2018

Intel enjoys a patent rebirth – exclusive analysis reveals assets surge in both number and quality

Giant chipmaker sees growth in grants in its semiconductor core but also in IoT and cybersecurity.  Read more

13 Jul 2018

BT assertion against Fortinet shows how cyber security is becoming big patent business

Rare court action from giant telco is further sign of growing monetisation activity in one of hottest areas in tech. Read more