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Gree win highlights value proposition of Chinese utility models

One of China’s biggest filers and willing enforcers hands rival a setback in Guangdong Higher People’s Court

12 May 2020

Patent dealmaking cannot escape the effects of worsening Sino-US relations

Despite the improving Chinese IP environment and trade deal commitments, long-term personal relationships are likely to be increasingly important in getting transactions over the line

09 May 2020

Todd Dickinson - a tribute

A champion of US innovation and IP departs way too early but leaves a legacy of achievement that very few will ever match

05 May 2020

How IP owners have responded to the covid-19 challenge so far

Several innovators have already waived exclusivities, but big decisions for right holders lie ahead

28 April 2020

China customs to heighten scrutiny of medical exports

Authorities are responding to reports of faulty mask and ventilator exports with stepped up inspections in IP and other areas

14 April 2020

IP-focused arbitration centre seeks to head off legal disputes caused by pandemic

Many court dockets are on hold, but IP disputes are not. Ocean Tomo and the International Arbitration Centre Tokyo think ADR can help bridge the gap

30 March 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

26 March 2020

Final call for IP Hall of Fame 2020 nominations

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

19 March 2020

Daren Tang must seize Asia’s first chance to run the global IP system

After a bruising WIPO director-general election process, Singaporean nominee’s first priority should be to build bridges between the US and China

07 March 2020

Notice of postponement - IPBC Europe 2020 and IP Risk Management Europe 2020

New dates for both events, which had been scheduled to take place in the last week of March, will be announced as soon as possible

06 March 2020

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