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Patent filings strong in China, but too early to declare “V-shaped” recovery

Despite a shutdown which hit China before anywhere else, the country’s patent office has received more applications than at this time last year

18 June 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

08 June 2020

IP Hall of Fame 2020 inductees announced

A UK Supreme Court justice, a former USPTO acting director, a globally-renowned IP scholar, a trailblazing trademark lawyer and a one-time presidential candidate form the class of 2020

20 May 2020

Why blockchain IP applications may struggle to compete with local cryptographic solutions

Rights holders would do well to consider alternative technologies before rushing ahead with distributed ledgers

18 May 2020

IP is here to stay, but everything is going to change

As IAM celebrates its 100th issue, a look back at how it all began, a fast forward to the future and a massive thank-you

16 May 2020

Ominous signs for the global IP market in a covid-19 world

Leading in-house and private practice lawyers share their experiences of working in the shadow of a pandemic and explain what they believe might happen next

13 May 2020

Gree win highlights value proposition of Chinese utility models

One of China’s biggest filers and willing enforcers hands rival a setback in Guangdong Higher People’s Court

12 May 2020

Patent dealmaking cannot escape the effects of worsening Sino-US relations

Despite the improving Chinese IP environment and trade deal commitments, long-term personal relationships are likely to be increasingly important in getting transactions over the line

09 May 2020

Todd Dickinson - a tribute

A champion of US innovation and IP departs way too early but leaves a legacy of achievement that very few will ever match

05 May 2020

How IP owners have responded to the covid-19 challenge so far

Several innovators have already waived exclusivities, but big decisions for right holders lie ahead

28 April 2020

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