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Investor interest in IP is about more than big money verdicts, claims Ocean Tomo transactions chief

Ten-figure awards in the patent space have caught capital’s attention, says Ocean Tomo's Ryan Zurek, but so has the IP market’s resilience in the face of economic turbulence

04 August 2021

Tencent’s VVC move underlines role China will play in development of the technology’s patent landscape

Chinese companies have been heavily engaged in the new standard and look set to own key elements of the IP, while also being early adopters in their product offerings

29 July 2021

English courts will thrive in life sciences patent litigation alongside the UPC

Rather than being overshadowed by the new pan-EU system, the UK will remain a crucial venue for pharma and biotech disputes

24 July 2021

After Google OTT patent deal, Xperi IP head says watch this space

Samir Armaly also confirms that split between the company’s product and licensing businesses is on course for the first half of 2022

20 July 2021

Ericsson sees IP licensing income leap in wake of Samsung deal

Q2 results and overall trading outlook underline the importance of patent royalty revenues for the Swedish company

16 July 2021

Why patent pools are the right answer for a new era

The Long Read: The model has long been recognised as an effective means of providing access to technology and fuelling innovation. However, argue Sullivan & Cromwell’s Garrard R Beeney and Renata B Hesse, its evolution has also lent collaborations a fiercely pro-competitive edge.

14 July 2021

New IP division at Delhi High Court is another step forward for Indian patent litigation

Judges announced for new bench that will handle patent office appeals as well as infringement litigation

09 July 2021

Microsoft gets new IP head following Yokoyama move

Company veteran replaces departing chief, who takes charge of cloud and AI legal operation

08 July 2021

Access Advance is the first to market with a VVC patent pool

CEO Moller hails video codec licensing “gamechanger” that delivers hassle-free backwards compatibility

06 July 2021

IAM insight panel analysis Q2  2021

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Second quarter panels report finds a marked increase in negative views about the administration, but fewer covid concerns and signs of higher royalty and sales prices

01 July 2021

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