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Shenzhen government to launch China’s latest IP fund

But the details suggest authorities understand limitations of IP subsidies and financialisation

Shenzhen government to launch China’s latest IP fund
9 Oct 2019

IBM has the world's most valuable patent portfolio, new analysis claims

Samsung, Canon, Microsoft and Bosch round-out the top five who, between them, are said to own assets worth well in excess of $35 billion

4 Oct 2019

The new China dynamic, pool progress and more from our Patent Licensing event

The big takeaways from a day of deal-making discussions in the heart of Silicon Valley

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27 Sep 2019

Before IBM arrived, building a patent deterrent meant plenty of deals for Red Hat

In an exclusive interview, the company's IP head reveals that in the run-up to its acquisition by Big Blue the open source leader went shopping at a range of companies include AT&T, Huawei and Panasonic Read more

24 Sep 2019

Sony worries company split would lead to higher IP fees

Concern about parting with its image sensor business and IP portfolio illustrates a problem for Japanese companies seeking to restructure Read more

23 Sep 2019

Nanjing judge sets Chinese SEP rate in dispute between Conversant and Huawei

Chinese court has had its say on royalties - and it looks like the telecoms giant has got exactly what it was looking for Read more

18 Sep 2019

Why China’s new patent amendments may take time to raise damages

The Fourth Amendment to the Patent Law provides for bigger statutory awards and would let judges quintuple awards for punitive purposes Read more

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11 Sep 2019

Five things to watch for from Japan’s new IP policy leadership

The new commissioner of the JPO and top cabinet advisor on IP will both address IPBC Asia in Tokyo in some of their first appearances in front of a global audience Read more

3 Aug 2019

Life sciences IP – the major developments in July

All the big pharma and biotech patent stories from last month in our regular monthly round-up Read more

23 Jul 2019

It's security, stupid - why it's time to see the wood from the trees in the FTC's case against Qualcomm

If the US chipmaker’s recent court defeat stands then the US risks ceding to China a central role in the development of 5G and future wireless technology Read more

12 Jun 2019

IAM and sister publication GDR launch major data event

The Data Business Congress will take place in San Jose, CA, next February with the focus on the capture, protection, management, exploitation and monetisation of one of the pivotal assets of the 21st century Read more

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13 Sep 2019

The world's most valuable patent revealed - and it's not owned by a pharma giant or a BigTech titan

New index attempts to score grants by family, according to where they’re filed and to what extent they're cited. We list the top 10 its methodology produces Read more

10 Sep 2019

Chinese investors dig into IP portfolios

Research reports in China increasingly highlight companies whose claims to innovation may not jibe with their patent portfolios Read more

2 Sep 2019

Sinda may test the market for Chinese IP firm takeovers

A report says the patent filing powerhouse is attracting private equity interest at a possible valuation of around $300 million Read more

30 Aug 2019

Amgen’s $13.4 billion Otezla purchase shows, once more, the direct financial value of IP in the life sciences space

The Californian company cites US patent protection until 2028 as a key driver of the psoriasis drug acquisition, but antitrust concerns remain Read more

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1 Oct 2017

A round-up of IP-related quotes, observations and opinions from the recent past …

A round-up of IP-related quotes, observations and opinions from the recent past … Read more

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