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Major Avanci hire signals serious push into new licensing areas

Marianne Frydenlund joins the firm from Nordic Semicondustor with a brief to develop solutions for IoT-related sectors beyond auto

01 August 2022

IP tax strategies come under fire from US senators

Legislators put pharma companies under the microscope and blame a law signed by President Trump in 2017 for patent-based payment mitigation

01 August 2022

Developments at the EPO on patenting AI-assisted inventions require close scrutiny

A recent decision handed down by the Boards of Appeal may mean greater patenting opportunities for innovators using AI to help create their inventions

30 July 2022

IP and innovation inclusion takes a village: a Meta perspective

As the Advancing Diversity Across Patent Teams programme launches, Micheal L Binns expands on the company’s DEI efforts

29 July 2022

Sanofi farms out more IP as part of “play to win” strategy

The French company is one of several big pharmas to have offloaded deprioritised drugs in recent months

29 July 2022

Tillis to introduce 101 reform legislation within weeks

“If we don’t fix this mess, and fix it soon, America isn’t going to be the global leader in innovation across multiple industries,” says senator in exclusive IAM interview

28 July 2022

Teva’s skinny label SCOTUS petition is a must-watch for generics

The move is the company’s final resort as it seeks to overturn a $235 million damages decision that has major IP implications for the entire pharmaceutical industry

28 July 2022

Qualcomm secures Samsung licence renewal in deal that includes 6G

CEO Christiano Amon hails “a significant milestone event” that validates the power of the company’s portfolio and innovation

28 July 2022

Vidal opens up on PTAB reform, 101 and SEPs in conference dialogue with Iancu

Speaking at an event in Washington DC, the USPTO Director expanded on challenges facing the agency, and how they may be addressed

27 July 2022

Optimising the integration of AI and human intelligence – lessons for tomorrow’s IP practice

While a new generation of tools promise to facilitate the creation of high-value assets, Benedikt Biechele, Brendan Sever and Bruce Rubinger warn that integrating them with professionals’ subject-matter expertise remains a major challenge

27 July 2022

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