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IP Disruptors: The companies and people driving change and upending IP norms

Our latest Special Report, in collaboration with sister platform WTR, unveils the technology providers, industry leaders and institutional figures that we consider to be true disruptors in the IP space

25 January 2024

Thierry Breton

Featured in Special Report 2023 Q4: IP Disruptors 2024: The companies and people driving change and upending IP norms

25 January 2024

EU SEP regulation voted through key parliament committee, despite mass abstentions

Thirteen JURI members endorsed the proposal in today’s committee meeting, adopting all seven Compromise Amendments

24 January 2024

US patent eligibility reform bill hearing reveals deep dividing lines

Senators and witnesses before the US Senate Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on intellectual property called for Section 101 reform detractors to remove hurdles and propose improvements to the Patent Eligibility Reform Act of 2023

24 January 2024

KIPO commissioner bows out, setting sights on national general election

The office’s first female commissioner Lee Insil quits fourth months ahead of the end of her term but maintains she will continue to push for Patent Attorney Act if given the opportunity

22 January 2024

All eyes are on the EUIPO in 2024

Saturday Opinion: The EUIPO is embarking on a busy year – and that’s before the SEP policy question is answered. As concerns over the transparency of its leadership selection processes surface, it is critical that it remains focused on its core users

20 January 2024

European SEP regulation to face crucial vote next week

But Council of the EU concerns could be a stumbling block for the planned reforms

19 January 2024

EU office slated to maintain SEP register faces leadership selection process complaints

A former candidate in the race has voiced concerns over the transparency of the selection process at the EUIPO, following a complaint filed at the European Anti-fraud Office

19 January 2024

Ravgen notches up another David-v-Goliath victory with $57 million damages award

But the outcome is bitter-sweet for the SME, which has faced many obstacles in its quest to enforce its foundational patents

18 January 2024

Post Office scandal to shake up UK patent litigation funding

UK government minister commits to unpicking controversial recent Supreme Court PACCAR decision

16 January 2024

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