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IP must pass its climate change test

With the world heating up and extreme weather events more common, technology may be the only hope there is of mitigating the effects of global warming. This sets the patent community a challenge it cannot duck

27 July 2023

Indonesia starts to turn its attention to the benefits of IP protection

Financing rules changes and a WIPO clinic to educate local SMEs on strategy are among the pushes needed for the country to fulfil its vast potential

25 July 2023

Incentivising trade secret innovations

More and more companies are looking to keeping their inventions under wraps, raising important questions about how to implement effective rewards schemes

21 July 2023

Bringing IP strategy lessons to a pioneering pharma company

Head of IP Nick Finnie speaks to IAM about the importance of visibility when working for a smaller company competing in a global market

21 July 2023

AI’s patent challenges are too big to leave to tomorrow

A revolution is taking place at breakneck speed. That means international cooperation is required now to find solutions to what are existential challenges. Failure to act will almost certainly mean it is too late

20 July 2023

Auto industry IP rights in the crosshairs as Congress ponders right-to-repair bills

Draft legislation would reduce vehicle OEMs design patent rights and require release of data and tools for repairs, but Congressmen are also concerned about right-to-repair for smartphones, home appliances, and farm equipment

19 July 2023

Measuring up the US patent litigation of Sullivan & Cromwell and Irell & Manella

As Sullivan & Cromwell attracts former USPTO Director Andrei Iancu and former Federal Circuit Judge Kathleen O'Malley to its books, Docket Navigator data shows how the firms stack up on US patent litigation

17 July 2023

The climate is changing, so should IP?

Saturday opinion: Resolving tensions between environmental climate change concerns and intellectual property rights requires creative thinking and optimism

15 July 2023

The EUIPO must understand what taking on SEPs will mean

Any notion that the plans set out in DG GROW’s controversial regulation can be quietly implemented for an audience of largely supportive stakeholders will not survive contact with reality

13 July 2023

Apple voting rights expansion triggers 3GPP rule change

To avoid ‘arms race’ among members, world’s most important group of Standards Development Organisations set to introduce new restrictions

10 July 2023

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