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Enforcement rules of Taiwan’s Patent Act to be amended

Revisions to the rules will have the effect of simplifying procedures for recordation of pledges, as well as relaxing applications for re-issuance or renewal of patent certificates.

24 August 2022

General Assembly of the Court of Appeal reaches milestone decision on patentability of second medical use claims

In ruling on the patentability of second/further medical use patents in Turkey, the court has brought to a close years of debate on the validity of second medical use patents granted by the EPO before the EPC 2000 amendments.

24 August 2022

The rise of EV patents in India

IP filings in EV-related technologies will likely see a rapid increase to keep pace with the expansion of the sector, and will be critical both in reducing carbon emissions and in powering economic growth.

24 August 2022

New twist in IPRs of patents that secured $2.18 billion damages verdict against Intel

Documents supplied in the USPTO Director review of the case indicate petitioner sought payments from the chip maker as well as rights holder VLSI

23 August 2022

How IP allows a Chinese dairy heavyweight to stay ahead of the competition

For outsiders, it may seem strange that patents play such a big role in the sector but they are crucial to success, explains Mengniu's Eugene Ho

23 August 2022

Covid court backlog triggered US ITC workload uptick, data suggests

Disputes increased the most in technology centres covering computers, semiconductors and networking while patent owners won favourable determinations in many cases

22 August 2022

IBM gets rare trade secrets anti-suit-injunction request thrown out by UK court

London judge refuses to restrain Big Blue from US IP proceedings against LzLabs

22 August 2022

Intel’s mega monetisation deal with IPValue may raise eyebrows but makes perfect sense

The chipmaker spawned the term “patent troll” and has been highly critical of NPEs, but negative business headwinds mean that putting its world-class portfolio of IP assets to work is a no brainer

19 August 2022

Patent invalidation actions increase in China, but the strategy surrounding them is nuanced

Although proceedings won’t derail litigation disputes they can prove an important bargaining chip when negotiating SEP licensing deals

19 August 2022

The five challenges that will define the Campinos legacy at the EPO

The Portuguese president of the agency was recently appointed to a second term and now has until the end of June 2028 to leave an indelible mark on Europe’s patent story

18 August 2022

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