Topic: Patents

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New report calls for greater antitrust clarity and relaxed regulation of patent pools in China

Advisor to top court says joint patent licensing platforms are pro-competitive and should be nurtured under China’s anti-monopoly regime

02 December 2021

Corporate tech transfer is on the rise, say chief IP officers

Convergence is making partnerships more important, with deals including not just licensing but also know-how, source code and technical support

01 December 2021

Why patent litigators are now central to a wide range of commercial disputes

The Long Read: It’s no longer all about infringement, write Michelle Avery, Nicole McTernan and Drew Sills of Ocean Tomo. Instead, IP specialists are increasingly being called on in a diverse array of corporate lawsuits

01 December 2021

USPTO Director nominee Vidal set for Senate hearing tomorrow

President Biden’s pick is likely to face tough questions from senators when she appears in front of the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday

30 November 2021

Moneyball inspired Uber’s data science approach to patent ROI calculation

Company IP head Bill Harmon explains how a rules engine has helped build a quality portfolio while coming in under-budget

30 November 2021

China patent term extensions create new pitfalls for pharma innovators

Life sciences IP professionals must work closer than ever before with regulatory teams to ensure eligibility for lucrative exclusivity add-ons

30 November 2021

Taiwan lens maker turns to patent enforcement amid rising competition

Lawsuit against Lenovo’s Motorola Mobility signals shift in company’s strategy as it turns to its patent portfolio for value creation opportunities

30 November 2021

Data monetisation drives Sanofi’s $180 million investment in AI biotech Owkin

The deal shows how privacy and silo barriers to the commercialisation of information are being overcome

29 November 2021

EPO voted best for patent quality once more

Europe leads the way among the IP5, say IAM readers in our annual benchmarking survey, but service standards have slipped

29 November 2021

One-on-one with acting USPTO director Drew Hirshfeld

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q4: IP5 insights

29 November 2021

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