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Volvo Cars chief IP officer departs to head up US boutique

Ray Millien becomes CEO of Harness, Dickey & Pierce, bringing with him deep experience of what in-house clients are looking for from their legal advisers

05 August 2021

Genentech’s troubles highlight biosimilar trade secret risks

Two founders of JHL Biotech have recently been indicted for conspiracy to steal trade secrets from the Californian company, while two other individuals pleaded guilty to similar charges

23 July 2021

Feds don’t need a ‘China Initiative’ to go after trade secret theft

Saturday Opinion: American IP owners would be better served by a DOJ focus on bringing home blockbuster trade secrets cases regardless of nationality

03 July 2021

For India and other countries, an IP waiver is a distraction not a solution to the covid-19 vaccine crisis

A TRIPs suspension will not provide the shot in the arm that millions of Indians need, but the country does have a major role to play in supplying vaccines to the world

26 June 2021

Damages track upward in US trade secret litigation

But despite a growing emphasis on the topic and a move toward more remote working, overall caseload has been flat

25 June 2021

Legislation to give the ITC more power in trade secrets cases raises many questions

The opportunity to shut out competitors after a 30-day investigation would be a powerful tool for businesses, but potentially a very dangerous one too

24 June 2021

The proposed TRIPs covid waiver is a bad idea that could do a lot of good

The Long Read: With Big Pharma being blamed for the slow roll-out of vaccines in medium and low-income countries, Zilber IP’s Einav Zilber argues that the debate over suspending patents, trade secrets and other rights to increase access to jabs is really about the relationship between states and drug companies – and that these issues are not going away

23 June 2021

Everything you need to know about the covid-19 IP waiver negotiations

With text-based discussions of a TRIPS suspension about to get underway, IAM highlights the key issues to be aware of.

17 June 2021

Why a two-speed corporate IP function is the way to keep up with digital

The Long Read: Re-engineering in-house teams to meet the new challenges posed by the rapidly evolving digital environment does not have to involve a wholesale teardown of existing structures, argue Jens Bordin and Karin Lersten of Konsert Strategy & IP. Instead, it could be more of a directed evolution

16 June 2021

The IP dangers in life sciences collaborations and how to avoid them

Partnership agreements are a growing part of the biopharma R&D process, so anticipating potential pitfalls in such arrangements is vital

14 June 2021

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