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February 27

Infosys IP head speaks to IAM to clarify CEO's reported 'patents are a scourge' and 'open portfolio' comments: http://t.co/8yip9hzES9

February 26

Lee just a step away from @uspto Director job after Senate Judiciary Committee approval. Senate vote, then she's in. http://t.co/CWlS7dpHqf

February 26

After $500mn defeat in Texas, Apple wages thermonuclear PTAB war against NPE. US patent litigation is sport of kings. http://t.co/7OdD3cKUbh

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26 Feb 2015
Don’t bet against Apple turning the tables in its $500 million battle with NPE Smartflash

A Texas jury decision earlier this week awarding damages of $522 million against Apple for infringement of three patents owned by NPE Smartflash Technologies has rightly attracted a lot of headlines. It might be the world’s biggest company but a decision that could see the Cupertino giant pay out more than half a billion dollars is enough to grab anyone’s attention. However, as...

26 Feb 2015
We will pivot towards open source in wake of Alice, says Infosys IP chief

Vishal Sikka, CEO and managing director of Indian software and IT services provider Infosys, raised some eyebrows in the IP-owning community recently when he seemingly derided the patent system and hinted that the company may be planning to ‘open up’ its patent portfolio in a move echoing that made by Tesla Motors in June last year. Sikka was quoted in an interview...

25 Feb 2015
IAM’s benchmarking survey will provide a unique insight into the global IP market

In the week since we launched our IP benchmarking survey the response has been very encouraging.  Submissions have been flying in, but we want many more. The greater the number of respondents giving us their views on the current IP landscape, the better our final picture of it will be. So if you have not yet taken the time to take part, why not do so now? In order to get the best...

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In December, a diverse crowd of over 400 IP stakeholders from across Asia, as well as further afield, gathered in Shanghai for IPBC Asia 2014. It may have been cold outside, but the rapid pace of change in the IP markets across the region meant that the atmosphere inside the Ritz-Carlton crackled with heat, as discussions focused on monetisation, value creation, investment and the political and judicial developments that affect them.

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