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Embracing the future at Singapore’s IP office

In an exclusive interview, IPOS chief executive Rena Lee speaks about digital innovations and her ambitions for Singapore as an IP hub

27 October 2022

In defence of the America Invents Act and its impact on startups

IP Counsel at startup support organisation Engine and Executive Director of the Public Interest Patent Law Institute discuss the benefits of the controversial legislation

26 October 2022

Three key points of major IP stakeholder dispute on USPTO director reviews

While patent owners urge limits on director review proceedings, frequent petitioners’ pressing issue is ensuring rulings remain non-precedential

25 October 2022

WIPO DDG Lisa Jorgenson on women in IP and global patent trends

Director General speaks about development of PCT and launch of the IP and Gender Action Plan in conversation with IAM

25 October 2022

UK IPO case studies offer some clarity on AI invention patentability

Saturday Opinion: EIP patent attorneys discuss value of concrete examples including as important ammunition for prosecution of AI cases

22 October 2022

Big Tech urges major changes to USPTO examiner guidance on Section 101

Concerns that the advice leads examiners to issue ineligible patents has parallels with a statement Kathi Vidal made before directorship

21 October 2022

UPC judges appointed – what you need to know

German judges take key positions with Dutch appointments also featuring prominently

20 October 2022

Qualcomm executive highlights IEEE patent policy revision problems

Fabian Gonell says tweaks to injunction limitations will create conflict in court and subject SEP licensors to new claims

19 October 2022

Draft US bill proposes federal SEP royalty court with global impact

Proposal seeks to resolve lengthy negotiations but stirs inventor community concerns

18 October 2022

IEEE patent policy revisions spark debate about SEP holders’ next move

Reservations linger over whether rights holders will agree to license under the new rules

18 October 2022

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