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Apple joins Uniloc in opposing court-mandated release of details of the NPE's patent licensing deals

If the CAFC upholds a lower court’s refusal to redact licensees’ identities and information on how much they paid, it could prejudice the interests of both sides in future negotiations, dealmakers say

13 December 2021

China slowly becoming a more popular litigation venue for foreign patent plaintiffs

IAM/Rouse yearly review of Chinese patent litigation data reveals case numbers, win rates and the impact of the pandemic

10 December 2021

PepsiCo suffers big loss following David-vs-Goliath battle with Indian farmers

India revokes company’s exclusive right to potato variety used in Lay’s chips, in case that illustrates limits of country’s agricultural IP protections

10 December 2021

Why some patent owners may pursue a wait-and-see strategy for the UPC

Three-quarters of IP market leaders in latest IAM Panel Report say they’re taking a cautious approach to the venue, which passed another key milestone for establishment last week

10 December 2021

How JUUL’s ITC patent enforcement campaign advances the company’s broader business goals

“It really was an opportunity to use IP for exactly what its purpose is,” says Wayne Sobon,  vice president of intellectual property

09 December 2021

IAM insight panel analysis Q4 2021

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The president’s choice for director of the agency sees uptick in positive sentiment towards the administration’s policies in the survey findings for IAM’s Q4 Panel Report

09 December 2021

Five winning ways to break down patent jargon for judges and juries

Those in the know share their top tips for how to translate highly technical concepts so that they can be easily understood by non-experts

09 December 2021

Revealed: first Chinese target of ZTE's new SEP licensing push

Court documents show that ZTE has filed a patent suit against Tinno Mobile, the Shenzhen-based company that owns French smartphone brand Wiko

08 December 2021

Albright preliminary injunction award could attract further requests

Data from Docket Navigator shows plaintiffs in US patent cases rarely request such relief and judges rarely grant them when they do

06 December 2021

Validity rate for Chinese patents ticks upward, but patent owners in top tech areas face tough road

While more than half of invention patents survive invalidation unscathed, key life science and communications classes see higher knock-out rate

06 December 2021

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