Topic: Patents

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Biosimilars IP playbook is being re-written by the rise of interchangeables

Landmark designations highlight strategic IP ramifications of automatically-substitutable biosimilars

28 October 2021

China to let foreign patent agencies set up representative offices

Prosecution firms will be able to advise local clients on overseas filings and IP risks, but Chinese patent practice will remain out-of-bounds

28 October 2021

How a wave of CAFC reversals is affecting the Albright court in the Western District of Texas

The Long Read: Data from Docket Navigator and analysis of 35 Federal Circuit mandamus rulings show that the judge presiding over the US's busiest patent litigation venue has changed some of his procedures, writes Angela Morris, but that there are other practices he has been slower to address

27 October 2021

Leahy and Tillis appear divided on Biden’s pick for USPTO Director

Kathi Vidal looks set to face tough questions during her upcoming confirmation hearing based on the duelling statements issued by the the top Democrat and Republican lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee's IP subcommittee after her nomination today

26 October 2021

Court records show hidden dealings behind Netlist-Samsung patent licence – and how it all fell apart

The memory and storage technology company won a key ruling that a 2015 cross-licensing agreement was breached, but now must contend with a countersuit from the Korean giant

26 October 2021

Covid-19 patent disputes highlight safe harbour uncertainties for research tool innovators

Allele Therapeutics’ suits against Pfizer and Regeneron could have big implications for the extent to which platforms can monetise IP

26 October 2021

How IV’s new auto patent offensive differs from past forays into the space

Intellectual Ventures sued GM, Honda and Toyota just six days after fund COO Arvin Patel laid out his views on the sector in IAM

25 October 2021

Drafting AI patent applications for success at the EPO – drafting the full specification

Co-published - How applicants can give themselves the best possible chance of obtaining commercially useful rights

25 October 2021

Nippon Steel’s patent portfolio gives it the litigation edge

The company is currently engaged in a virtually unprecedented big-ticket dispute with Toyota in the Japanese courts

25 October 2021

Oppo, Huawei were most prolific patent challengers in China last year

Exclusive invalidation statistics from IncoPat show the busiest companies on the offensive and the defensive at the CNIPA

25 October 2021

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