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Data shows that Honda’s AI-fuelled patent cuts are having an impact

The company spends the most per patent family among Japanese automakers, but its tech tools promise to push down spending, saving cash and time in the process

Data shows that Honda’s AI-fuelled patent cuts are having an impact
Chinese court to set global FRAND rate in Oppo-Sharp dispute
4 Dec 2020

Chinese court to set global FRAND rate in Oppo-Sharp dispute

Oppo’s major win at the Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court signifies that China is ready to have a bigger say on global SEP disputes

New patent politics put US public-private partnerships under threat, says BIO’s IP chief
3 Dec 2020

New patent politics put US public-private partnerships under threat, says BIO’s IP chief

In an exclusive interview, Hans Sauer talks of concerns over a shift in federal strategy and argues that government research funding should not be seen as a commercial investment

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1 Dec 2020

A unitary EU SPC system may be on the cards, but it will be tough to achieve

Although life sciences companies would favour such a change, there are significant obstacles standing in the way of it happening Read more

27 Nov 2020

Do not expect an electronic vehicle patent boom in the UK despite 2030’s petrol and diesel car sales ban

Plans announced by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will not change the IP reality, which is that Germany is the only serious game in town for auto in Europe Read more

26 Nov 2020

Restructure puts auto connectivity at the centre of Huawei’s strategy

Company signals shift in focus after selling off entry-level smartphone brand Honor Read more

23 Nov 2020

Seven steps to monetising your patent assets

The optimal strategic process to get any rising start-up from initial filings through to licensing income Read more

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19 Nov 2020

Your guide to covid-19 vaccine stakeholders’ IP strategies

IAM examines the approaches taken by – and the issues facing – the leading companies in the race to find effective coronavirus inoculations Read more

16 Nov 2020

Moderna's covid vaccine is promising news, but IP issues may mean the financial windfall it enjoys are limited

A major PTAB defeat and uncertainties around US government funding cast a royalties shadow over the company's ability to monetise the breakthrough Read more

16 Nov 2020

“Decisive, durable and defendable” - how to measure strategic IP success

IAM’s Global Leaders reveal what they consider to be the primary indicators of an effective IP strategy Read more

9 Nov 2020

Pfizer’s covid vaccine found 90% effective, but raises IP questions

Company CEO proclaims “a great day for science and humanity”, but there are patent, know-how and data uncertainties to overcome Read more

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18 Nov 2020

Smart glasses acquisition nets Google a potential treasure trove of IP

USPTO assignment records show that purchase of Canadian start-up North landed the search giant a deep patent portfolio at a time of growing interest in augmented reality tech Read more

17 Nov 2020

Data is the new frontier in healthcare IP licensing, says award-winning TTO

IAM speaks to the tech transfer office of Oregon Health & Science University about the keys to success in university-industry deal-making Read more

17 Nov 2020

Under sanctions pressure, Huawei sells off entry level smartphone brand to government

Company has sold its Honor handset unit to a consortium backed by local authorities in Shenzhen government, a move that will take a big chunk out of its sales figures Read more

13 Nov 2020

China's first domestic smartphone patent war ends with Xiaomi victory over Coolpad

The Shenzhen-based company's defeat shows the importance of quality and validity in Chinese assertion campaigns Read more

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12 Aug 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

8 Jun 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM Read more

30 Jan 2019

Apple v Qualcomm is the global patent fight for our times

Why Qualcomm’s winning of an injunction in China against Apple is another sign that the patent market is drifting inexorably eastwards. With the country’s answer to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit opening at the start of this year, rights holders have even more reason to turn to Chinese courts. Read more

30 Nov 2018

After years of setting the patent agenda Silicon Valley is now playing defence

The USPTO director’s explicit rejection of the ‘troll’ narrative and the departure of key Congressional backers mean that big technology companies find themselves in the unusual position of not being in control of the US IP policy-making narrative. Read more

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