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Patent invalidation actions increase in China, but the strategy surrounding them is nuanced

Although proceedings won’t derail litigation disputes they can prove an important bargaining chip when negotiating SEP licensing deals

19 August 2022

Unified Patent Court: an introduction for life sciences companies

Featured in IAM Life Sciences: Key issues for senior life sciences executives 2022

The UPC is expected to become operational in early 2023. The new court will provide a one-stop shop for patent litigation throughout a large part of Europe, with decisions being made by one centralised court.

18 August 2022

Unified Patent Court: strategic considerations for life sciences companies

Featured in IAM Life Sciences: Key issues for senior life sciences executives 2022

The UPC provides an additional forum for European life sciences patent litigation, with new strategic opportunities and challenges that must be navigated.

18 August 2022

Patent plaintiffs flee Waco after random WDTX case assignment order

The US District Court for the District of Delaware has seen a patent case surge as Judge Alan Albright’s docket shrinks

17 August 2022

IPValue – the licensing business that rarely goes to court

Despite holding thousands of patents and being active for over 20 years, Docket Navigator data shows that the firm’s entities have filed just 32 litigation actions since 2008

15 August 2022

Musk v Twitter is a reminder that brands must be prepared for targeting by passionate fan bases

The unfolding legal dispute between the ubiquitous social media giant and the billionaire with 100 million followers is set to become the legal battle of the year when it hits court in October

13 August 2022

ITC setback for Sonos in its high stakes patent battle with Google

The search giant has also hit the smart-speaker innovator with a new round of US district court litigation

12 August 2022

No decision on possible WiLAN sale yet taken, says Quarterhill CEO

A strategic review that began in December 2021 is ongoing with several options being explored and meanwhile the firm continues to do deals

11 August 2022

UK decision highlights risk surrounding patent enforcement strategies focused on Amazon

The High Court ruling is the country’s first on whether the use of the online platform’s IP procedures can constitute an actionable unjustified threat

11 August 2022

IPBC Asia all set for Tokyo this autumn

The Asia-Pacific region’s premier event about the business of IP will take place in the Japanese capital from 31 October to 2 November

10 August 2022

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