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October 20

IAM to hold unique event on NPE business strategies, opportunities and challenges in New York on 12th March 2015. http://t.co/5o848cjOg5

October 20

Chinese companies want more and better IP strategists, and are doing something about it. Good on them. http://t.co/vpw16uPM4l

October 20

If Michelle Lee is only associated with one specific part of the US patent equation she will find the going very tough. She will know that.

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20 Oct 2014
IAM's unique event for and about NPEs all set for 12th March 2015 in New York

We have now finalised all the arrangements for NPE15 – The Business of Responsible Licensing, our unique one-day conference designed for senior executives working at non-practising entities. The event will take place on 12th March 2015 at the Convene Conference Center, 32 Old Slip, New York City. With a limited capacity, we strongly advise early booking if you wish to come along.

20 Oct 2014
Top Chinese corporates unite to address their country’s IP strategist shortage

IAM was in Shenzhen last week to attend the opening of the China Enterprise IP Institute (CEIPI). The institute – which aims to be a commercially-focused training ground for Chinese IP business strategists – has received considerable backing from local corporate IP executives in terms of both funding and knowhow. Shenzhen, as most readers of this blog will know, was a small...

17 Oct 2014
Better late than never for Michelle Lee, but as USPTO director she faces a series of major challenges

The news that Michelle Lee has been formally nominated by the Obama Administration to be the next Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office is no surprise. It’s been widely trailed and she has effectively been auditioning for the role for the last year or so. There are also no doubts as to her credentials: Lee had a long and distinguished career in private practice and corporate...

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