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How Scandinavian companies selling domestically might mitigate UPC risk

The Unified Patent Court presents numerous threats to Scandinavian companies that sell primarily to their home markets. While there are many benefits to pursuing a unitary patent, thorough due diligence is key and taking adequate time to strategise is critical.

03 January 2024

Long-term trends in semiconductor industry sales and patenting

While the market is experiencing strong growth, it is also becoming more concentrated in revenue share and patent filing activity

03 January 2024

Behind the IP strategy of Taiwan’s leading tech incubator

ITRI’s IP head talks to IAM about the institute’s growing focus on international licensing and on asset transfers for litigation

02 January 2024

Five stories that made 2023 a momentous year for life sciences IP

The dawn of a new era for CRISPR patent strategy, multiplying mRNA patent wars, and 10x Genomics and NanoString’s cross-border spat were among the developments that defined the last 12 months

02 January 2024

The key US standard essential patents and FRAND developments of 2023

Pending bills, International Trade Commission SEP cases, and the IEEE standards policy question are all up in the air as the year rounds out

29 December 2023

How the US Supreme Court affected the lives of US IP lawyers in 2023

The Amgen patent enablement ruling was 2023’s crowning gem but the US Supreme Court also issued major trademark decisions and has a host of patent appeals pending

29 December 2023

China in 2023: global FRAND rate, US litigation and AI copyright ruling

Developments over the last 12 months cemented China’s position on the global IP stage

29 December 2023

Isn’t it obvious? Key rulings from the Federal Circuit in 2023

Obviousness decisions trended at the US patent appellate court in the past year and chief IP officers need these practice tips to navigate the changes

28 December 2023

Nokia-Oppo, IP financing, and India’s courts: APAC's top five of 2023

IAM looks back at the biggest stories from the region over the last 12 months

28 December 2023

Biden dashes Apple’s hopes of import ban intervention

The tech giant is challenging the ITC ruling affecting two models of Apple Watch but is left scrambling as Masimo’s infringement claims are hardware-specific

26 December 2023

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