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Pharma linkage provisions headline proposed Chinese patent reforms

New amendments look set to cement a key feature of the US-China trade deal

06 July 2020

Facebook campaign highlights the power of brands, but activism is not risk-free

Consumers like companies that make stands and support causes. Authenticity is all, though; bandwagon jumpers will pay the price

04 July 2020

China’s top IP judge suggests mechanisms for anti-suit injunctions needed

Luo Dongchuan, president of the Supreme People’s Court IP Tribunal, also says authorities should study measures to speed up cases

26 June 2020

The advantages and disadvantages of WIPO PROOF

The World Intellectual Property Organization rolled out its new timestamping solution in May and while it has a lot going for it, there are downsides too

19 June 2020

Patent filings strong in China, but too early to declare “V-shaped” recovery

Despite a shutdown which hit China before anywhere else, the country’s patent office has received more applications than at this time last year

18 June 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

08 June 2020

IP Hall of Fame 2020 inductees announced

A UK Supreme Court justice, a former USPTO acting director, a globally-renowned IP scholar, a trailblazing trademark lawyer and a one-time presidential candidate form the class of 2020

20 May 2020

Why blockchain IP applications may struggle to compete with local cryptographic solutions

Rights holders would do well to consider alternative technologies before rushing ahead with distributed ledgers

18 May 2020

IP is here to stay, but everything is going to change

As IAM celebrates its 100th issue, a look back at how it all began, a fast forward to the future and a massive thank-you

16 May 2020

Ominous signs for the global IP market in a covid-19 world

Leading in-house and private practice lawyers share their experiences of working in the shadow of a pandemic and explain what they believe might happen next

13 May 2020

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