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Three things to know about the US government’s new strategy for standards development

Here’s the critical background to know as innovators today participate in a USPTO listening session about the intersection between standards development and IP

20 September 2023

Unified Patent Court grants preliminary injunction to 10x Genomics

A preliminary injunction strikes a heavy blow against NanoString Technologies which already withdrew from Germany due to a previous 10x injunction and now must do so from 16 more European countries

19 September 2023

Data reveals the busiest US District Court patent judges of 2023

Chief Judge Rodney Gilstrap’s 2023 case filings so far have surpassed that of Judge Alan Albright of Waco, according to Docket Navigator’s Judge Comparison Report

18 September 2023

Patent transactions in Q2 2023 soared by 345% YOY

The surge is due to 9,702 US patent assets involved in the BlackBerry sale to Key Patent Innovations, which runs Malikie Innovations, according to the AST Patent Deals Report for Q2 2023

15 September 2023

Patent holder denied relief after UPC’s second preliminary injunction hearing

Upscale coffee machine maker CUP&CINO Kaffeesystem and accused infringer Alpina Coffee Systems both brought their milk frothers to show UPC judges how they worked

14 September 2023

Introducing the LES build-up method to determine royalty rates

Many patent licensing and litigation questions can be answered using this approach, developed by Licensing Executives Society USA and Canada

13 September 2023

Recent high-profile AV1 and VP9 assertions are not the first in US courts, data reveals

Docket Navigator research shows seven US district court cases related to new video codec AV1, and 56 cases mentioning older version VP9, showing the holes in the codecs' royalty-free licensing pledges

11 September 2023

Sluggish take-up of trade secrets insurance underscores awareness gap

Saturday opinion: Protection opportunities are beginning to come to the fore for companies looking to protect valuable IP, says IAM’s trade secrets reporter Maia Biermann

09 September 2023

InterDigital-Lenovo cases on AV1 codec come in wake of abandoned AOMedia antitrust investigation

European regulators dropped an investigation into the Alliance for Open Media, which developed the AV1 video codec to be royalty-free

08 September 2023

JS Held expands Ocean Tomo IP practice with new acquisition

The global scientific and engineering consultancy has bought TechPats, a patent-focused technical expert firm, at a time when an uncertain economy and declining number of M&As has led some companies to issue layoff notices to IP staff

07 September 2023

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