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$227 million Apollo Therapeutics investment is a major boost for innovative tech transfer approach

Pathbreaking joint venture between academia and Big Pharma addresses university IP monetisation challenges

12 September 2023

JS Held expands Ocean Tomo IP practice with new acquisition

The global scientific and engineering consultancy has bought TechPats, a patent-focused technical expert firm, at a time when an uncertain economy and declining number of M&As has led some companies to issue layoff notices to IP staff

07 September 2023

It’s time to make consideration of IP value in lending mainstream

Saturday Opinion: Martin Brassell, Co-founder and CEO of Inngot, counters Joff Wild’s case about the problem with IP valuation, pointing to the worth of intangible assets in situ and the need to deliver reliable, comparable and affordable valuations

02 September 2023

The world’s rising patent powerhouse: new IAM Special Report released

Available to subscribers, our latest report offers a window into the key drivers and developments shaping the Asia-Pacific IP landscape

01 September 2023

IP consulting group laid off in KPMG’s summer cuts

Intellectual property staff were let go in the Big Four firm’s second round of 2023 layoffs, stemming from the poor economic conditions

31 August 2023

Ericsson and Huawei show how cooperation drives the connectivity patent world

The cross-licensing deal announced by the two companies last week came just days after a piece in the Financial Times which painted the picture of a complex system “defined by vicious litigation”

31 August 2023

BlackBerry sued for refusal to pay its own IP advisors in 32,000-patent sale

Tech+IP Advisory alleges it spent ‘thousands of hours’ from May 2020 to March 2023 on selling the huge portfolio yet $1.3 million invoice unpaid

29 August 2023

The problem with IP valuation

Most patents and trademarks have little to no external worth. There is nothing to support the idea that a large body of assets exists that can be used by their owners to raise money against

24 August 2023

Meet Meta’s patents team, in which diversity strengthens strategy, acquisitions and licensing

Through a series of exclusive interviews with IAM, Meta’s patents, licensing and open-source leaders take us inside their patent strategy

23 August 2023

Aon Intellectual Property Solutions cuts staff amid gusty economic headwinds

Though one-third of its employees were laid off this quarter, the firm will continue investing in offerings like IP-backed lending, IP insurance coverage, valuation, and digital products

16 August 2023

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