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What IP owners need to know about the US-China trade deal

There are significant gains for branded pharma in the agreement. But in several other areas, China has made commitments it already meets

What IP owners need to know about the US-China trade deal
10 Jan 2020

Everything you need to know about 2019 US district court patent litigation

Apple top defendant again; Eastern District of Texas loses further ground; and other key stats

8 Jan 2020

Increasing scrutiny for patent filing subsidies in China

Last year patent agencies came under scrutiny for gaming the system, and corporate IP managers say they expect tighter auditing in the year to come

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7 Jan 2020

ITC cases were more China-focused than ever in 2019

But study by Chinese trade body shows that respondents who fight back do surprisingly well Read more

3 Jan 2020

Huawei to join HEVC Advance in first major pool sign-up

Previously unaffiliated, the Chinese company is set to come on board as a licensor and licensee Read more

20 Dec 2019

Unified Patents sells majority stake to private equity firm

Defensive player's CEO Kevin Jakel hails milestone that sees Boston-based investor offer significant boost to expansion plans  Read more

19 Dec 2019

Oblon McClelland Maier & Neustadt revealed as number one filer for the IAM/ktMINE US Patent Elite

Arlington-based firm acts for more of the companies that own the biggest US portfolios than any other, with Foley & Lardner and Harness Dickey & Pierce rounding out the top three Read more

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5 Dec 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value Read more

25 Nov 2019

Three hidden issues that could affect your China IP transaction

Cross-border deals face regulatory risks that go beyond IP law Read more

8 Nov 2019

A snapshot of the global patent landscape in eight charts  

A recently issued WIPO report based on multiple data points sheds light on the state of play in worldwide patenting activity Read more

6 Nov 2019

New report reveals why SMEs want patents and the opportunities they bring

Study released by the European Patent Office sheds light on the growing sophistication of smaller businesses seeking protection for their inventions Read more

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13 Dec 2019

LOT’s expanding membership in China indicates rising NPE worry

In addition to the big names, defensive network is attracting China-focused companies that have never faced assertion in US courts  Read more

6 Dec 2019

Fish & Richardson tops list of firms that the US patent elite use for litigation

More than half the companies that make up the IAM/ktMINE listing of the entities with the biggest US portfolios have instructed Fish lawyers to represent them in district court disputes over the course of the last decade Read more

13 Nov 2019

LOT passes a major milestone in members with Visa, Disney and Caterpillar signing up

CEO: the PAE problem is only going to increase as patent strength revives under Iancu; get ready for more expansion and the era of “LOT-plus”, with SEPs a focus Read more

13 Nov 2019

EPO agreement to boost Chinese companies' Europe push

Foreign companies with R&D in China may also benefit from deal opening up PCT search options Read more