Topic: Market Developments

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New high-level lobby group will promote role of IP in US innovation

The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) bipartisan coalition assembles an all-star cast of former policy makers and judges, among others

29 September 2022

BlackBerry hints at restart for licensing business as patent sale stalls

CEO John Chen tells investors that plans to rebuild the in-house operation are being finalised but says he remains confident a deal with Catapult IP will be done

29 September 2022

Covid and economic fears spur rising IP monetisation trend

Companies in more industries and sectors are looking to raise capital using their intellectual property as collateral

28 September 2022

The IP-backed finance and litigation funding markets revolution

Insurance policy types are proliferating and the increased certainty is attracting new lenders – a virtuous circle that looks set to cut capital costs for IP-rich companies

28 September 2022

Drone makers ramp-up patent filings with one Chinese company leading the fleet

IP strategy could be shifting, however, as a result of market saturation, toughening regulations

22 September 2022

New report reveals pandemic’s significant impact on patent filing and abandonment

Though some chief IP officers applaud their firm’s innovation amid adversity, exclusive data analysis in the IAM Q3 2022 Special Report shows a downward trend in US applications

13 September 2022

German and Dutch IP powerhouses create one-stop UPC practice

Law firms Vossius and Brinkhof join forces to offer clients a pan-EU service for the new court when it gets underway next year

12 September 2022

The trade secrets revolution may only just have got started

Legislation and the emergence of new management platforms are prompting businesses to look more closely at this IP right

02 September 2022

The dangers of patent counting to assess technology leadership

Former USPTO Director Andrei Iancu warns that the US is facing “a new Sputnik moment”, but he and others at an online event caution against reading too much into raw numbers

01 September 2022

$600 million BlackBerry patent deal still alive despite exit of key financial backer

Third Eye Capital syndicate due to provide $400 million for the purchase of the portfolio pulls out, but replacements are said to be on hand

31 August 2022

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