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Bolsonaro vetoes Brazil’s first-of-a-kind compulsory tech transfer law

The president’s rejection of forced know-how licensing will now be reviewed by the country’s Congress, but a new patent suspension regime is set to come into force

03 September 2021

Korean Intellectual Property Office inaugurates “tech police” unit to combat overseas IP leakage

A division devoted to IP investigations has been beefed up and charged with stopping the flow of trade secrets across borders

03 September 2021

IAM parent company acquires market-leading US patent litigation data and analytics firm

Austin-based Docket Navigator - which also covers trademarks, antitrust and other legal practice areas - becomes a Law Business Research company

25 August 2021

Brazil on the cusp of passing landmark compulsory technology transfer law

Life sciences innovators may be compelled to hand over trade secrets, data and biological materials under legislation that now only requires President Bolsonaro’s signature to become law

19 August 2021

How the covid-19 pandemic has transformed the IP legal landscape

The Long Read: Top private practice partners based in Australia reflect on what it has taken to captain their firms through the events of the last 18 months and look at the ways in which the significant upheavals have affected the IP services industry

18 August 2021

Japan’s corporate watchdog calls for high-level emphasis on intellectual property

Changes to the country’s corporate governance code encourage boards to pay more attention to IP strategy

18 August 2021

New US lawsuit represents much more than just an IP risk for Huawei

Trade secret claims in California lawsuit cast shadow over Chinese company’s work in Pakistan – state media in China sees ‘ulterior motive’

17 August 2021

Chinese court enforces trade secret arbitration award of over $100 million against Chinese company

Dow and Johnson Matthey welcome enforcement action, which comes on the heels of a civil trade secrets litigation win in a different Chinese court last year

12 August 2021

Chip company’s copyright win in China shows promise of shifting evidence burden in IP cases

Court in Hangzhou gets tough on a Chinese company that refused to provide its source code for infringement analysis on national security grounds

11 August 2021

What’s behind the new patent litigation offensive from China’s top EV battery maker

Poached customers and trade secret worries underpin CATL’s patent suits against a domestic Chinese competitor

06 August 2021

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