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Latest patent sale by Chinese lab shows hot demand for 5G assets

Research outfit Shanghai Langbo has found customers among both operating companies and licensing firms for its recent patent output

Latest patent sale by Chinese lab shows hot demand for 5G assets
Hyundai Motor bolsters portfolio in patent assignment deal with AT&T
24 Nov 2021

Hyundai Motor bolsters portfolio in patent assignment deal with AT&T

Korean automaker acquires dozens of assets in areas including drone technology and speech processing

Novo Nordisk’s $3.3 billion Dicerna purchase shows booming RNA IP market
23 Nov 2021

Novo Nordisk’s $3.3 billion Dicerna purchase shows booming RNA IP market

Danish company makes its biggest-ever acquisition in an area where demand for assets is growing rapidly

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20 Nov 2021

The IP story to engage the c-suite is there, but it takes bravery to tell it

Saturday Opinion: After a highly successful IPBC in Seattle earlier this week, it is clear that there has never been a better time to take the value creation gospel to the boardroom Read more

19 Nov 2021

Recent lawsuits show urgency of Peloton’s efforts to bulk up its patent portfolio

Maker of high-end exercise equipment sues two rivals just days after new patent grant – the company has used M&A and new filings to boost its holdings dramatically over the last year Read more

18 Nov 2021

Nobel laureate’s troubles are a cautionary tale about the importance of university tech-transfer support

Tasuku Honjo’s recent patent battles highlight the potential IP dangers of academic collaborations Read more

17 Nov 2021

Assignments show Western Digital is the seller in WiLAN’s latest chip patent acquisition

San Jose company transfers semiconductor rights to an affiliate of the Canadian NPE that's litigating against Micron Read more

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2 Nov 2021

Five major platforms adopt standardised patent identification format to reduce portfolio management costs

Cipher, Unified Patents, RPX, Aon and Google Patents come together for the public launch of SPIF Read more

18 Oct 2021

Patent assignment activity of major semiconductor vendors remains robust

Co-published - IP transfers in the sector happen for many reasons but one of the primary ones is to create additional value from the assets concerned Read more

9 Oct 2021

IPBC Europe in Dublin brought patent value issues to the fore

Saturday Opinion: A memorable two days in the Irish capital showed definitively that face-to-face trumps video and allowed for some detailed debate on key topics Read more

31 Aug 2021

The world’s leading IP strategists named

The 2021 edition of the IAM Strategy 300 has been published and identifies gamechangers working inside corporations, aggregators, service providers, research institutions and universities, among others Read more

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17 Nov 2021

IPBC Global ends with questions about IP in the boardroom at the top of the agenda

The final day of this year’s event in Seattle saw some of the market’s biggest names explain how to get the attention of the c-suite Read more

16 Nov 2021

Semiconductors, FRAND, diversity and danger – Day Two of IPBC Global 2021

Highlights from the plenaries, breakouts and networking sessions as the world’s premier IP business event continues in Seattle Read more

15 Nov 2021

IPBC Global kicks off at a time when private equity money is pouring into the IP market

Delegates talk big ticket investments and speculate on Kathi Vidal’s USPTO Director confirmation hearing in the Senate Read more

12 Nov 2021

New Huawei transaction with top US patent asserter revealed

Dozens of communications patents changing hands in latest monetisation move from Chinese telecoms giant Read more

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12 Aug 2020

IP market news highlights

A rundown of some of the top news stories on the IAM platform in May, June and July Read more

8 Jun 2020

From French fancy to global community – celebrating 100 issues of IAM 

Founder and editor in chief Joff Wild looks back on 17 years of IAM Read more

30 Aug 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform in June and July Read more

1 Apr 2019

IP market news highlights

The big stories from the IAM platform in February and March. Read more