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Indian patent office budget hike bodes well but spending is the real issue

A 15% boost could help bolster staffing and shorten timelines but smarter use of funds is essential

20 February 2023

Vidal’s ruling in Samsung v Netlist IPR may help unveil real-parties-in-interest

It’s a win for the patent owner seeking to reveal who is behind the IPR petitioner, and may deliver estoppel benefits in underlying district court litigation

17 February 2023

It is confirmed: the UPC will begin on 1 June of this year

Germany ratifies agreement, Sunrise Period to start on 1 March

17 February 2023

IAM insight panel analysis Q2 2022

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IAM’s latest panel report surveyed sentiment of senior in-house and private practice patent professionals across a range of topics

16 February 2023

US legislators and government agencies take aim at pharma patent strategies

The Senate Judicial Committee has advanced several IP bills targeting life sciences rights owners

13 February 2023

Greater transparency needed at the EPO, says Deutsche Telekom’s patent chief

Alexander Haertel talks about the Industry Patent Quality Charter, the UPC and German injunctions in an exclusive IAM interview

09 February 2023

UK Supreme Court judge and IP Hall of Fame inductee Lord Kitchin announces retirement

From the archives: Lord Kitchin's in-depth interview with IAM

03 February 2023

The challenges that trade secrets pose to IP stakeholders

For companies, policy makers and service providers, the growing importance of know-how as a quantifiable asset presents dangers and opportunities

02 February 2023

New US trade secrets law a ‘potential sledgehammer’ in dispute negotiations

President can now pick out foreign entities and subject them to a series of sanctions

01 February 2023

Ten things to know about the controversial Humira patent saga

With Amgen’s biosimilar finally set to launch in the US, IAM looks back on arguably the most interesting set of pharma patent disputes in recent years

30 January 2023

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