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Uniloc v Motorola Mobility appeal will not disrupt patent litigation finance industry

Saturday Opinion: While IP professionals may welcome opportunity for legal clarity on standing, warnings of harmful impacts on litigation financing are overblown

01 October 2022

Patent case reassignments in Texas spark claims of ‘judge shopping’

Suits filed in Waco are moving between judges when they have dealt with the same plaintiffs and patents, swelling Albright’s docket following a random assignment order

30 September 2022

China SPC's global Nokia/Oppo rate-setting decision heats up SEP/FRAND jurisdictional battles

The top court confirmed that judges in Chongqing may set the worldwide terms of a licence for 5G-era SEPs

29 September 2022

The IP-backed finance and litigation funding markets revolution

Insurance policy types are proliferating and the increased certainty is attracting new lenders – a virtuous circle that looks set to cut capital costs for IP-rich companies

28 September 2022

Why France is an increasingly favourable jurisdiction for patent owners

A change in the patent bench has transformed the prospects of patent owners seeking remedies in the country

27 September 2022

US armed forces insurer bags more than half a billion dollars in cheque deposit patent assertion campaign

USAA also has an impressive track record fending off PTAB attacks on its assets, according to Docket Navigator

26 September 2022

Global patent community waking up to potential UPC impact

IAM Q2 panel report reveals growing awareness of new European patent system’s strategic significance

26 September 2022

USPTO director Kathi Vidal is wielding review authority to change policy on discretionary denials

Despite her caution against reading too much into her rulings, PTAB practitioners are noting patterns and predicting their significance

23 September 2022

Next WDTX chief judge unlikely to overturn random patent case assignment order

With rumours swirling, IAM spoke exclusively to US District Judge Fred Biery who is among those poised to take on more IP litigation

21 September 2022

How the America Invents Act has hurt SMEs

As the legislation celebrates 10 years, Michael Renaud, Jonathan Engler and Jessica Perry of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo analyse a decade of data to reveal that, far from helping small businesses by improving patent quality, it has only succeeded in driving them out of US district courts.

21 September 2022

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