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Domestic companies make a comeback in this year's IAM/ktMINE US Patent 100 countdown

American entities in the 2020 listing of the world's largest collections of USPTO grants hold 56,500 more assets than they did in 2019. Today we name those in places 60 to 41

Domestic companies make a comeback in this year's <em>IAM</em>/ktMINE US Patent 100 countdown
25 Feb 2020

BOE Technology, Philips and Blackberry among companies that hold biggest US portfolios 

We continue the countdown of this year’sIAM/ktMINE US Patent 100 with the entities in places 80 to 61

25 Feb 2020

Compete, monetise, abandon: the strategic path to IP value

Getting to know what is in your portfolio – and why – is the first step to making the most of it


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24 Feb 2020

The biggest active US patent portfolios revealed

Every year IAM and ktMINE crunch the numbers to reveal the top 100 biggest owners of US patents. Today we begin 2020's countdown with the companies ranked 100 to 81. Read more

24 Feb 2020

EPO users can expect big changes over coming years, says Campinos

Speaking to IAM in his first major interview since taking the top job in 2018, the EPO president forecasts "a more agile office with a minimal backlog"  Read more

19 Feb 2020

A deep dive into global innovation landscape emphasises the need for collaboration

Working together to develop new products is becoming a new business imperative, according to Clarivate’s latest top 100 global innovators report Read more

18 Feb 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today Read more


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14 Feb 2020

Help to choose the IP Hall of Fame inductees for 2020

Nominate someone who deserves recognition for their outstanding, long-term contribution to the IP world Read more

12 Feb 2020

Cause for concern in German patent reform proposals

Changes to the injunctive relief regime suggested by the Ministry of Justice in a recent discussion paper could significantly weaken IP owners’ rights Read more

30 Jan 2020

Global IP Awards winners for 2020 named in London

Law and attorney firms from around the world recognised for their outstanding work in litigation, prosecution and transactions during 2019 Read more

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


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18 Feb 2020

Chinese chipmakers clash over fingerprint recognition tech

A dispute over biometrics continues to ensnare two companies backed by China’s big government chip fund Read more

14 Feb 2020

In surprise reversal, Indonesia to scrap patent working requirement

Sweeping economic reform package backed by president Jokowi will deliver a big win for patent owners in Southeast Asia’s biggest market Read more

13 Feb 2020

TSMC surge fuels increase in patenting by Taiwanese companies

Alibaba continues to outpace semiconductor players as the biggest patent filer from outside the island Read more

24 Jan 2020

Oblon rules roost once more as the US’s top patent prosecution outfit

We reveal which US law firms secured most grants for their clients in 2019 overall and by 10 industry categories, as well as the fastest growers Read more