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Compete, monetise, abandon: the strategic path to IP value

Getting to know what is in your portfolio – and why – is the first step to making the most of it

25 February 2020

It’s time to take a different approach to appointing the USPTO head

Taking a longer term view would bring consistency and might help US innovation policy at a time of rising tech competition from China and elsewhere

22 February 2020

Tell us what you think of the latest developments in the global IP market

IAM's annual IP benchmarking survey opens today

18 February 2020

As IP litigation soars in China the focus falls on courts’ capacity to cope

New suits have grown exponentially since 2015 while under pressure judges find themselves highly coveted law firm recruitment targets

22 January 2020

Why the traditional US model of educating tomorrow’s lawyers must change

Intellectual property systems are becoming more complex and that makes law schools’ one-size-fits all approach looks increasingly out of date, says Franklin Pierce dean

02 January 2020

Microsoft appoints new head of IP

Jennifer Yokoyama previously led the company's IP litigation team and replaces Erich Andersen, whose departure was announced last week

18 December 2019

US lawmakers sound alarm on China’s WIPO ambitions

China has nominated agency insider Wang Binying for the director general post, but the US is said to favour Singapore's candidate

18 December 2019

China’s top IP court delivers novel patent ruling as first term nears end

The Supreme People’s Court IP Tribunal gave the final word on both validity and infringement in a case involving LG Electronics – a first in China’s bifurcated system

11 December 2019

The search for the world's leading IP strategists is on

IAM is currently seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for the 2020 edition of the Strategy 300 - our unique guide to the men and women who excel in the creation of IP value

05 December 2019

China rolls out blacklist for patent offenders

New initiative could strengthen rights holders’ tools for compelling enforcement of Chinese court decisions – a continuing challenge

03 December 2019

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