Work Area: IP public policy

Latest content

EU seeks access to China’s secretive Oppo-Nokia global FRAND rate decision

Only the parties’ Chinese counsel have been allowed access to the unredacted version of the ruling

15 January 2024

Masimo v Apple Watch import ban fiasco tops 2023 developments in USITC

Chief IP officers also need to know about US International Trade Commission developments involving trade secret disputes, NPE-banning legislation, and more

05 January 2024

Brazil’s major patent developments of 2023

Regulation, supreme court decisions and litigation have made for a dynamic year for patents in Latin America’s largest economy

04 January 2024

How the US Supreme Court affected the lives of US IP lawyers in 2023

The Amgen patent enablement ruling was 2023’s crowning gem but the US Supreme Court also issued major trademark decisions and has a host of patent appeals pending

29 December 2023

The five stories that made 2023 a transformational year for patents in Europe

The dawn of the unitary patent, Ocado’s ‘robot wars’ triumph, and the Enlarged Board of Appeal’s landmark ‘plausibility’ ruling are among the key developments this year

21 December 2023

Goodbye IAM and thank-you

After 31 years, Joff Wild - our former editor-in-chief - brings down the curtain on his career in IP journalism

21 December 2023

‘Spreading the gospel’ of holistic IP management

IIPCC president Michael Lin opens up about the Hong Kong-based think tank’s philosophy and says the current worldwide trade secret ecosystem is “chaos”

19 December 2023

Saturday Opinion: Privacy at stake - the unintended consequences of mandated legal finance disclosure

Chief Judge Colm Connolly spoke at a legal conference about his transparency orders to disclose third-party litigation finance

16 December 2023

Brazil to introduce skinny labels for generic drugs

The decision to allow carve-outs is a blow for patent owners, but is likely to be challenged in the courts

13 December 2023

Taiwan steps up trade secret protection amid soaring litigation numbers

With the island set to list nationally important technologies, IAM takes a look at the plan to safeguard its most critical trade secrets and patents

08 December 2023

Unlock unlimited access to all IAM content