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Our world class patents will deliver strong royalties, but expect bumps along the way, says Nokia IP head

In an NYSE presentation, Jenni Lukander reveals the company’s licensing income in new areas such as automotive and consumer electronics has leapt to €100 million

13 September 2022

Time-to-trial lags in top five US patent courts as pandemic effects continue to bite

Covid has triggered long-lasting delays in the busiest courts, reducing the chance of the PTAB issuing Fintiv discretionary denials in IPRs with parallel litigation

12 September 2022

German and Dutch IP powerhouses create one-stop UPC practice

Law firms Vossius and Brinkhof join forces to offer clients a pan-EU service for the new court when it gets underway next year

12 September 2022

Vidal’s take on discretionary denials breathes fresh air into PTAB

Saturday Opinion: The new USPTO director is doing what Congress intended the America Invents Act to do with the post-grant invalidity challenge system it created

10 September 2022

Asia, US IP office leaders look to keep apace with AI and NFTs

Patent bodies must adapt and evolve to address knowledge gaps in changing digital landscape

09 September 2022

IAM names world’s leading IP strategists for 2022

The IAM Strategy 300 highlights individuals who are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximise the value of IP portfolios

09 September 2022

Intentional connection, innovation incentives key to growing monetisable patent portfolio

Dolby Laboratories’ director of IP strategy and operations provides best practices for building valuable patent and trademark portfolios against a backdrop of global crises

08 September 2022

USPTO director seeks to drive US patent standards participation

Kathi Vidal says the agency is working with NIST and the Biden administration to build strategies that will lead to greater involvement

07 September 2022

Why the United States urgently needs patent subject-matter eligibility reform

The law is in a state of disarray that has led to inconsistent case decisions, deep uncertainty in the innovative, investment and legal communities, and unpredictable outcomes in prosecution and litigation. David Kappos, Paul Michel, Corey Salsberg and Matthew Dowd argue that the United States' legislators must act to ensure the country maintains its long-standing competitive edge in the global innovation race

07 September 2022

An unwelcome bend in jurisprudence for patent composition claims?

A recent judgment from the Delhi High Court emphasises procedural irregularities and denial of principles of natural justice resulting from the controller issuing a non-speaking order in a case involving non-patentable subject matter.

07 September 2022

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