Chinese smartphone vendors have filed hundreds of patent applications in India, but grants are slow in coming so far. Third party transactions can help bridge the gap as litigation continues to be a concern
Technology transfer and commercialisation are buzzwords in China and attract more attention everyday. But before widespread IP-based private-public partnerships develop, there are significant systemic hurdles to overcome
Why Qualcomm’s winning of an injunction in China against Apple is another sign that the patent market is drifting inexorably eastwards. With the country’s answer to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit opening at the start of this year, rights holders have even more reason to turn to Chinese courts.
The USPTO director’s explicit rejection of the ‘troll’ narrative and the departure of key Congressional backers mean that big technology companies find themselves in the unusual position of not being in control of the US IP policy-making narrative.