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Why the new CHIPS + Science Act matters for IP

Although many provisions were stripped out of the final version of the legislation, it still contains important tech transfer-related elements, while the huge sums for R&D it envisages are almost certain to spawn more patents

30 August 2022

NPE uses former Intel patents to attack semiconductor companies

Daedalus Prime has filed US district court and ITC actions against MediaTek, NXP Semiconductors and Qualcomm in cases relating to chips used in automotive infotainment systems

30 August 2022

Case against FDA may shed light on long-running Orange Book uncertainty

Doubts over whether REMS patents can be listed could be clarified in a case brought by Avadel CNS Pharmaceuticals in Washington DC

30 August 2022

Five things to know about Judge Richard G Andrews

The District of Delaware judge’s share of US patent cases has been inching up ever since the random assignment of Albright’s docket

29 August 2022

Tell Judge Connolly about litigation finance and ownership structures – or else

The chief judge of the US District Court for the District of Delaware has taken action against two patent plaintiffs who did not comply with recent standing orders

27 August 2022

Huawei outspends rival telecoms innovators on R&D

Although the Chinese giant is currently number one, doubts have been raised as to whether its current levels of investment are sustainable

26 August 2022

Novartis cross-border injunction win shows why Dutch litigation is so attractive to patentees

Court in The Hague bans drug sales across EU in decision that raises tough questions which the CJEU may need to answer

26 August 2022

SEP holders will not change their licensing models, ETSI legal director predicts

As connectivity becomes more prevalent across a wider range of industries, patent owners will stick to end user principles, says Christian Loyau

25 August 2022

IPR estoppel has teeth in 2022

The Federal Circuit’s recent decisions represent the pendulum swinging to favour patent owners

25 August 2022

Infosys shifts patent filing strategy towards AI and digital experiences

IP head Faiz Rahman discusses a change in trend and the Indian software and IT services company’s focus on securing high quality assets

24 August 2022

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