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Critical IP issues surrounding the energy transition

Government incentives for energy transition investment are fuelling a patent boom and companies need strong IP strategies to lead the race and avoid litigation risk

07 February 2024

Pandemic-era patent applications have levelled off a downturn in US grants

Anaqua AcclaimIP's analysis found that US companies, which earn the most US patents, increased their number of 2023 patents by 18% year-over-year

07 February 2024

Oppo team matured and proved itself during Nokia litigation, says company IP head

Adler Feng speaks to IAM about his decade at the top of the Chinese business’s IP department

07 February 2024

European Parliament to vote on shock proposal to ban CRISPR-developed plant patents

Patenting prohibition would have significant consequences for agri-tech innovators – and not just in the EU

06 February 2024

French ruling on ring-fencing trade secrets during patent inspections key for IP owners

Last year, the French Supreme Court redefined the framework for protecting confidential information when infringement seizure orders are applied, adding to the nascent case law in the space

06 February 2024

‘The best way to predict the future is to invent it’: an interview with Korean R&D shop Wilus

The company is seeking to become the world’s go-to standards technology development company, says CEO Jin Sam Kwak

06 February 2024

SPC export waiver split emerges among European courts

Dutch court ruling against Janssen directly contradicts recent finding of a German court

05 February 2024

BREAKING: Nokia and Vivo sign 5G patent cross-licence agreement

The deal comes on the heels of the Oppo pact and will boost licensing revenues at a time when the Finnish patent holder has suffered steep drop-offs in net sales and profitability

05 February 2024

Seurat Technologies interview; patent valuation gloom; Chinese FRAND translations; Tesla’s Avanci/InterDigital actions; Qualcomm results; plus much more

Get ready for the new working week with a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform over the past seven days

04 February 2024

Crystal balls at the ready: IAM’s editorial team predicts the year’s biggest stories

Saturday Opinion: We’re back, putting our necks and reputations on the line, and looking ahead to what 2024 will deliver for patent professionals

03 February 2024

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