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Alibaba refocuses patent strategy after business restructuring

Smaller, more targeted IP approach more efficient than the Chinese e-commerce giant’s historical groupwide perspective, IP head Sean Ke tells IAM

09 October 2023

Critical advice on crafting a successful IP strategy in an evolving legal environment

Given the challenges in the US patent system and world markets, companies must follow comprehensive IP strategies that align IP investment with business goals – and consider the competition

03 October 2023

Keeping collaborations on course: five tips for trade secrets owners

A recent smart poles dispute involving Nokia is a reminder of potential pitfalls when working with partners

21 September 2023

From lab to fork: IP strategy at a pioneering cultivated meat company

Head of IP Mark Chadwick speaks to IAM about balancing patents and trade secrets in a nascent market with a bumpy regulatory landscape

31 August 2023

Meet Meta’s patents team, in which diversity strengthens strategy, acquisitions and licensing

Through a series of exclusive interviews with IAM, Meta’s patents, licensing and open-source leaders take us inside their patent strategy

23 August 2023

US appellate court’s ruling over design drawings sends a strong message to trade secret owners

Companies who spend vastly on R&D must have adequate protection in place when seeking patents, with ample evidence for demonstrating that

18 August 2023

Microsoft, Linux licences evince emerging best practices in licensing AI technologies

Shutterstock, Adobe and Nvidia are also using successful AI licensing agreements for generative AI products, but there’s a long way ahead to scale challenges over data usage, fair royalty determination, and more

02 August 2023

VC funding, green tech boom and AI to be discussed at IPBC Asia 2023

The full agenda is now available for this year’s event, taking place at the Palace Hotel in Tokyo between 28 and 30 November

01 August 2023

IAM’s top takeaways from IPBC Global 2023

Litigation funding, looking beyond patents and driving business in new markets – our editorial team reflects on the key messages from the world’s leading IP conference

27 July 2023

IAM’s 2023 Asia IP Elite revealed

In-house IP teams at Japanese companies continue to make up the largest part of the Asia IP Elite list, which includes a record 88 organisations this year

26 July 2023

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