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Scaling and commercialising strategies: key forms of agreement

WLG professionals from Canada, China and the United Kingdom provide practical guidance on the necessity of seeking local advice when making agreements to commercialise intellectual property

02 March 2022

Trade secret developments that chief IP officers need to know about as they grapple with ‘Great Resignation’

With surveys showing one in four employees plan to quit in 2022, and remote work continuing, litigation and legislative trends may lead to a trade secret enforcement re-think

24 February 2022

Samsung slams “betrayal of trust” by former IP head

Korean company files trade secret and conspiracy counterclaims against Seungho Ahn, another former in-house counsel and the NPE with which they are asserting patents against their ex-employer

22 February 2022

Why the proposed covid TRIPs waiver is a solution in search of a problem

Rigorous correlation analysis makes the case that IP rights are not the barrier to vaccine and treatment access that advocates claim, argues David Torstensson

16 February 2022

The digital transformation of IP management still has a long way to go

Saturday Opinion: Though digital IP tools have come a long way, Anushka Arya and Nigel Wong of Rouse Consultancy argue that they have yet to make inroads into the most high-level areas of decision making

12 February 2022

WIPO Proof discontinued after failing to gain traction

The digital timestamping service was officially closed down yesterday. Despite a strong backend, it suffered from competition, miscalibration, and a lack of international legal harmonisation

01 February 2022

How CIPOs identify IP risk and communicate it to top management

At IAM/WTR IP Risk Management event, IP heads from global corporations say speaking the language of the C-suite is critical

31 January 2022

IP concerns now front and centre in supply chain strategies

Saturday Opinion: Retention of IP, trade secrets and talent are increasingly the driving factors in big business decisions about where to conduct R&D and manufacturing

29 January 2022

Biden administration is right to pursue a ‘China Initiative’ reset

Even some of the programme’s architects seem to agree that it has strayed from initial focus on trade secrets and intellectual property

22 January 2022

Japan mulls paying companies to keep sensitive patents under wraps

Economic security law proposed by Japanese government would place restrictions on disclosing patents related to sensitive technologies and innovations

19 January 2022

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