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Big Tech is on notice in China, too

New rules for the internet sector call out long-standing business practices and look at data, technology and IP ownership

10 November 2020

Pfizer’s covid vaccine found 90% effective, but raises IP questions

Company CEO proclaims “a great day for science and humanity”, but there are patent, know-how and data uncertainties to overcome

09 November 2020

Meet the IV veteran creating an IP licensing business in the pharma space

Connie Wan of Seattle Gummy Company talks to IAM about the lessons she learned at the mega-NPE

06 November 2020

CEO’s patent comments illustrate high stakes of LG Chem IP campaign

The company plans to spin off its lucrative auto battery business, and executive says patents will be key to fending off competition from China

04 November 2020

Big global IP owners wary of proposed trade secret rules in China

Industry group raises concerns over draft's exclusive focus on Chinese-owned trade secrets and the big role envisioned for administrative authorities

03 November 2020

Despite apparent convergence, life sciences and high-tech IP management will remain worlds apart

Pharma and biotech companies can learn from how strategies are developed in other sectors, but will still have to forge their own paths to meet new challenges

31 October 2020

After guilty plea in trade secret case, UMC may be rewarded by newest US sanctions move

The Taiwanese fab was fined $60 million by US authorities this week, the second largest such penalty in a criminal trade secrets probe

29 October 2020

Help us to identify the world's leading IP strategists

The research process for the IAM Strategy 300 2021 is now underway and we are inviting nominations as we decide who should be included

28 October 2020

Chip tensions create IP opportunity in Asia for DuPont

Companies in China and South Korea link with chemicals giant in chip deals as policymakers seek to bulk up domestic supply chains

27 October 2020

Headache relief for high-tech patent owners as working requirements ease in key Asian markets

Requirements to practise granted patents have long complicated the strategies of IP owners in India and Indonesia, but recent weeks have brought positive developments for rightsholders in both countries

26 October 2020

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