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Iancu makes US concerns about possible Chinese WIPO leadership clear

USPTO head tells Washington DC event that the next head of the organisation must come from a country that “respects intellectual property rights”

06 February 2020

Global IP Awards winners for 2020 named in London

Law and attorney firms from around the world recognised for their outstanding work in litigation, prosecution and transactions during 2019

30 January 2020

John Amster on why his new IP business could be a lot bigger than RPX

Rowan offers range of patent-based services, but work the firm did with Cisco suggests that its approach to fighting counterfeiting might drive the biggest growth

28 January 2020

As IP litigation soars in China the focus falls on courts’ capacity to cope

New suits have grown exponentially since 2015 while under pressure judges find themselves highly coveted law firm recruitment targets

22 January 2020

Four trends that will shape life sciences IP deal-making in 2020

After a record-breaking 2019, here are the key value-creation issues to look out for in the new decade

21 January 2020

What IP owners need to know about the US-China trade deal

There are significant gains for branded pharma in the agreement. But in several other areas, China has made commitments it already meets

16 January 2020

Bribery trial of software company IP head begins in Beijing

Qihoo 360’s Huang Jing took $65,000 in payoffs as he directed work to a law firm and an IP agency, court hears

15 January 2020

If you thought the last decade was one of big change in IP, you ain't seen nothing yet

Over the last 10 years US patent leadership waned while value creation strategies evolved; but the coming years look set to be dominated by commoditisation, politicisation and, above all else, big data and AI

04 January 2020

Why the traditional US model of educating tomorrow’s lawyers must change

Intellectual property systems are becoming more complex and that makes law schools’ one-size-fits all approach looks increasingly out of date, says Franklin Pierce dean

02 January 2020

Microsoft appoints new head of IP

Jennifer Yokoyama previously led the company's IP litigation team and replaces Erich Andersen, whose departure was announced last week

18 December 2019

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