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How covid-19 is impacting US district courts and the PTAB

The ongoing pandemic is having a big impact on patent disputes as litigants adapt to new court directives

How covid-19 is impacting US district courts and the PTAB
US expands its definition of biologics with big implications for IP strategy
31 Mar 2020

US expands its definition of biologics with big implications for IP strategy

Nearly 100 existing protein products have been newly classified and now face competition from imitators for the first time

This, too, shall pass ...
28 Mar 2020

This, too, shall pass ...

The world is hurting, times are tough, but even as they endure pain today IP professionals can look forward to a golden, new dawn

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26 Mar 2020

Final call to take part in this year’s IAM benchmarking survey

Help us to identify the key trends currently shaping the global IP market Read more

26 Mar 2020

Trade secrets not akin to property in India, says Delhi High Court

The recent decision highlights patchy protection in India and highlights potential pitfalls in know-how licensing Read more

25 Mar 2020

USPTO launches new diversity platform, but there is still much more for the IP community to do

Hub is designed to foster cooperation among stakeholders and to provide guidance on mentoring next generation of patent creators Read more

25 Mar 2020

Why a patenting decline of between 10% and 20% is on the cards this year

The global Covid-19 pandemic looks set to have a major impact on filings across the world in 2020, with a far steeper fall in applications than was seen in 2009 Read more

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24 Mar 2020

Covid-19 emergency may expose compulsory licensing limits

Government responses to the pandemic could include increased focus on obligatory sharing of patented inventions, but regulatory data exclusivities might serve as a barrier in both Europe and the United States. Read more

23 Mar 2020

In the fight against the coronavirus outbreak, life sciences companies need certainty in 101

An increase in R&D around the COVID-19 crisis could lead to a surge in innovation, but inventors will need to be sure what is patentable Read more

19 Mar 2020

Final call for IP Hall of Fame 2020 nominations

You have until the end of the week to put forward names for consideration Read more

18 Mar 2020

Help us map the latest developments in the global IP market

There’s not long left to answer our annual IP benchmarking survey Read more

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20 Mar 2020

IBM tops the 2019 dealmaking charts with Global Foundries, Samsung and IV all featuring

Four Big Blue deals among the largest transactions of the year; AST, Pure Storage and a group of NPEs dominate on the buyside Read more

20 Mar 2020

German constitutional court rules country's accession to the UPC illegal

Decision focuses on process not principle, but the political reality is that the project is - for now, at least - dead Read more

20 Mar 2020

Former ITRI patents asserted against Taiwanese companies in US courts

Asus and D-Link will have to contend with three US patents developed by Taiwan’s premier state-run R&D institute Read more

19 Mar 2020

Dealmaking broadly flat in 2019 but big drop in number of assets changing hands

Healthcare and pharma sector sees jump in activity in a market that remains dominated by operating companies on the buy and sell sides Read more

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24 May 2019

IP market news highlights

Some of the major news stories carried on the IAM platform from March to mid-May. Read more