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Cryptocurrency patent alliance has Jack Dorsey's full backing, says Square's IP head

In an exclusive interviewKirupa Pushparaj talks about how COPA will work and its plans to get ahead of the assertion curve

07 December 2020

TSMC acquires 750+ US patents in deal with rival Globalfoundries

Big portfolio transfer came several months after the pair settled their high-stakes dispute over chip manufacturing IP

07 December 2020

IBM’s LaFontaine takes top spot in this year’s IAM Market Makers ranking

On the back of 12 months of ferocious dealmaking, Big Blue’s IP head sits at number one in the annual list

04 November 2020

Lions of global patent dealmaking revealed

IP leaders from the likes of Panasonic, InterDigital, Broadcom and Microsoft sit in places 20 to 11 of this year’s IAM Market Makers ranking

03 November 2020

Conversant's RPX deal ends patent disputes with device manufacturers including Apple and Huawei

CEO Teksler signals NPE will now return to its roots, with focus on semiconductor market

02 November 2020

Leaders of the world’s patent deals pack

The countdown of this year's IAM Market Makers - our annual ranking of the 40 most influential players in the global IP market - begins today with places 40 to 21

02 November 2020

Analysis shows that the LOT network now covers more than 12% of granted US patents

With 1,000 members now on the roster, including recent joiners IBM, Coca Cola and Xiaomi, CEO Ken Seddon has his eyes on start-ups

28 October 2020

How TSMC keeps on top of the transactions market

Chief IP Counsel Billie Chen explains how the fab giant taps into the patent market through both an alliance with WiLAN and its own initiatives

15 October 2020

China’s new antitrust IP guidelines leave much to interpretation

Long-awaited policy could frame a new round of battles between SEP owners and implementers

30 September 2020

LOT and AST announce new patent dealmaking relationship

Tie-up will give companies a first look at portfolios set to be put on secondary market and enable them to take a licence

08 September 2020

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