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Highlights from the final day of IPBC Europe 2022

Patent value, IP finance and the challenges of digitisation were just some of the subjects discussed in front of a sell-out audience in London yesterday

31 March 2022

Time is running out to help choose the IP Hall of Fame inductees for 2022

Nominate an individual who deserves to be honoured for their contribution to IP

28 March 2022

IP transactions in life sciences: data transfer, sharing and exclusivity in China and Canada

It is imperative that life sciences professionals take account of issues surrounding data handling and technology transfer, in order to effectively maintain and enforce their IP rights

23 March 2022

Coolpad files Chinese FRAND litigation against Pantech

Battle of two once-notable smartphone brands emerges in Shenzhen, with one pivoting to patent licensing and another seeking to stage a commercial comeback

22 March 2022

Sanofi scores $300 million in unusual royalty deal

Deal announced by French pharma giant this week is highly distinctive, but also reflects several recent trends in the booming drug revenue market

17 March 2022

Vivo sues Nokia in China over FRAND rates

Reports suggest the companies are engaged in a patent licensing dispute as they re-negotiate a previous deal to include 5G coverage

16 March 2022

LG Electronics to pull out of solar panel business in sequel to smartphone exit

In a familiar story, LG is set to exit another major operating segment in which it owns some of the strongest patent holdings

15 March 2022

Medical device maker is latest to tap secondary market for wireless patents

A recent deal shows that a wider selection of corporates are exploring acquisition opportunities and working with custom R&D labs

08 March 2022

Platform technology owners demand a chunk of Moderna’s covid-19 revenues

Arbutus Biopharma and Genevant Sciences have filed suit against the vaccine innovator

07 March 2022

How NDAs between potential business partners can be used to prohibit or permit IPR petitions

Chief IP counsel must know how to use recent Federal Circuit precedent to draft non-disclosure agreements that either allow or block future IPRs based on their business needs

04 March 2022

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