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The world is hurting, times are tough, but even as they endure pain today IP professionals can look forward to a golden, new dawn

This, too, shall pass ...
Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan
27 Mar 2020

Facebook acts like a social media platform but thinks like a tech titan

The IP community expected a re-vamped patent strategy from the Silicon Valley giant after it poached key members of Google’s patent team a few years back. Lo and Chan haven’t disappointed.

Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey
26 Mar 2020

Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey

Help us to identify the key trends currently shaping the global IP market

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25 Mar 2020

USPTO launches new diversity platform, but there is still much more for the IP community to do

Hub is designed to foster cooperation among stakeholders and to provide guidance on mentoring next generation of patent creators Read more

25 Mar 2020

Why a patenting decline of between 10% and 20% is on the cards this year

The global Covid-19 pandemic looks set to have a major impact on filings across the world in 2020, with a far steeper fall in applications than was seen in 2009 Read more

20 Mar 2020

IBM tops the 2019 dealmaking charts with Global Foundries, Samsung and IV all featuring

Four Big Blue deals among the largest transactions of the year; AST, Pure Storage and a group of NPEs dominate on the buyside Read more

20 Mar 2020

German constitutional court rules country's accession to the UPC illegal

Decision focuses on process not principle, but the political reality is that the project is - for now, at least - dead Read more

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19 Mar 2020

Final call for IP Hall of Fame 2020 nominations

You have until the end of the week to put forward names for consideration Read more

18 Mar 2020

Help us map the latest developments in the global IP market

There’s not long left to answer our annual IP benchmarking survey Read more

13 Mar 2020

Hytera: TRO in Motorola trade secrets case could hamper coronavirus response

US company that won $764m jury verdict last month says it can meet global demand with interoperable radio products Read more

6 Mar 2020

Notice of postponement - IPBC Europe 2020 and IP Risk Management Europe 2020

New dates for both events, which had been scheduled to take place in the last week of March, will be announced as soon as possible Read more

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19 Mar 2020

Dealmaking broadly flat in 2019 but big drop in number of assets changing hands

Healthcare and pharma sector sees jump in activity in a market that remains dominated by operating companies on the buy and sell sides Read more

18 Mar 2020

Hytera’s big court loss underlines DTSA risk to Chinese firms

Case provides an early confirmation that the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 will be interpreted to reach actions in foreign countries Read more

13 Mar 2020

It’s one of the biggest jobs in private practice IP and one of the toughest acts to follow

New Fish & Richardson CEO,  John Adkisson, points to declining US litigation volumes as biggest challenge; but rise of global disputes one trend that looks set to continue Read more

13 Mar 2020

The European patent landscape in 10 charts

We give you the top takeaways from the EPO’s annual report for 2019, which was published yesterday Read more