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Cloudera’s $240 million verdict crowned largest in US in Q4 2023

The data storage firm’s loss was the fourth-highest award in the last 12 months, with Google’s $338.8 million defeat topping the heap

08 January 2024

Behind the numbers: 2023 patent litigation trends in the Western District of Texas

Case filings slipped in the key patent venue last year but do not expect the downtrend to diminish Judge Alan Albright’s prominence in the IP community in 2024

08 January 2024

Nokia-Honor 5G deal; AI patent gold rush; judgment preservation insurance; Microsoft inventorship diversity; trade secret management; 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

07 January 2024

Judgment preservation insurance in patent appeals: Is a bubble brewing?

Saturday Opinion: These policies now back headline-grabbing nuclear patent verdicts but we fear insurers don’t understand the risk and this bubble could pop. Disclosure rules could help

06 January 2024

Masimo v Apple Watch import ban fiasco tops 2023 developments in USITC

Chief IP officers also need to know about US International Trade Commission developments involving trade secret disputes, NPE-banning legislation, and more

05 January 2024

Brazil’s major patent developments of 2023

Regulation, supreme court decisions and litigation have made for a dynamic year for patents in Latin America’s largest economy

04 January 2024

Semiconductor patents get new fast-track examination system at USPTO

On the face of it the pilot provides a simple fast-track channel for applicants operating in the semiconductor field. However, there are some quirks in the rules which need to be considered

04 January 2024

Nokia inks 5G patent cross-licence with Chinese handset maker Honor

The deal is the fourth major smartphone agreement Nokia has concluded without litigation within the past 12 months and comes as Honor re-enters the Indian market

04 January 2024

The AI patent gold rush — fortunes hinge on IP control

To be proactive and win the AI patent game, this five-step action plan will enable AI innovators to wield their competitive advantage

03 January 2024

Japanese government proposes tax reform incentives to put IP value at centre of corporate strategies

But there are concerns the proposal risks having a limited impact if left in its current form

03 January 2024

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