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Oakley, Canon among operating companies asserting most patents in US courts

Docket Navigator data shows top firms filed between 14 and 30 infringement complaints in 2021 and year-to-date

19 September 2022

Driving ICT innovation and development with standards and IP rights

Saturday opinion: Choices made by mobile network operators will continue to be pivotal in shaping the future of connectivity standards-setting and IP, argue Xiaohui Jia from China Mobile and Chunli Bi of CAICT

17 September 2022

Samsung, TSMC, Qualcomm hit with new offensive by NPE wielding Intel patents

Daedalus Prime is asserting 22 patents in six complaints in a US district court, the US International Trade Commission and a German forum

16 September 2022

US patent transactions in Q2 dropped close to four-year low

Data from AST shows that wider economic uncertainties had an impact on secondary market activity between April and June with deal numbers falling to under 300

16 September 2022

Robotic surgery is next frontier for standardisation and IoT

Titan Medical IP chief discusses need for standards in innovative healthcare

15 September 2022

Opus audio codec pool announces call for patents ahead of launch

Dolby and Fraunhofer are founding licensors for the programme, which will be run by Vectis IP and covers technology instrumental in videoconferencing and live audio

15 September 2022

As the US mid-term elections near, some wonder whether the Senate’s IP sub-committee will survive

With the retirement of Patrick Leahy and the overall race too close to call, uncertainty is the name of the game in Washington DC

14 September 2022

Halliburton v USWS is a rare patent battle in the energy sector

Data shows that 32 of the largest oil and gas producers and oilfield services companies have filed only 45 US suits since 2017 – and that just one is responsible for 51% of them

14 September 2022

Meet 2022’s IP Hall of Fame inductees

Following a selection process that ran between March and May, IAM announced that four new individuals had been chosen to join the IP Hall of Fame in 2022: Pravin Anand, Justice Stephen Breyer, Louis Foreman and James Malackowski. They were officially inducted at this year’s IPBC Global in June.

14 September 2022

New report reveals pandemic’s significant impact on patent filing and abandonment

Though some chief IP officers applaud their firm’s innovation amid adversity, exclusive data analysis in the IAM Q3 2022 Special Report shows a downward trend in US applications

13 September 2022

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