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Qualcomm seeks focus on patent quality over quantity to power US in global tech race

Company chief economist Kirti Gupta speaks with IAM about how better to assess leadership in the wireless and semiconductor industries

12 October 2022

The UPC is a game-changer on both sides of the Atlantic

The go-live date for the UPC is nearing and IP leaders in the US are taking it seriously

08 October 2022

Soaring US patent litigation funding triggers intense disclosure debate

Third-party backing is at an all-time high, but questions linger over how much should be public

07 October 2022

Five SCOTUS developments that life sciences IP professionals need to know about

The past two weeks have seen a flurry of patent-related activity at the US Supreme Court

07 October 2022

Your guide to the UPC on day one

The fast-approaching opening of the court looks set to reshape the European patent litigation landscape but uncertainty still surrounds a number of jurisdictional and procedural issues

05 October 2022

Judgment day: could UPC judges harmonise international patent law?

The imminent appointment of judges to the UPC has sparked debates over whether and how far patent law across Europe might be coordinated and how, if successful, it could transform the EU patent law landscape

05 October 2022

Senator Coons’ co-sponsorship of Tillis bill potential breakthrough for patent eligibility

Patent Eligibility Restoration Act would reset how courts assess Section 101

29 September 2022

New high-level lobby group will promote role of IP in US innovation

The Council for Innovation Promotion (C4IP) bipartisan coalition assembles an all-star cast of former policy makers and judges, among others

29 September 2022

Recent ECJ case law and latest referrals for preliminary rulings on the SPC Regulation

Featured in IAM Innovation & Invention Yearbook 2023

In the life sciences industry, patent protection for innovative medicinal products is pivotal to the commercial success of new drug products.

29 September 2022

Hungary – a new go-to forum for patent litigation?

Featured in IAM Innovation & Invention Yearbook 2023

In Hungary, the recent changes to Act XXXIII of 1995 on the protection of inventions by patents (the Patent Act) aim to achieve more expeditious and comprehensive solutions in case of a patent dispute.

29 September 2022

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