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October 23

Patent reform or not, @Acacia_Research CEO outlines why big NPEs can be confident about the future. http://t.co/sGYgSFyFQb

October 23

Auditor being brought in to review controls and procedures following USPTO teleworking scandal - Lee #aiplaAM14

October 23

'We hope to see patent reform move forward through next Congress agenda' Michelle Lee #aiplaAM14

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21 Oct 2014
New study throws further light on IPRs and the patent ‘death squads’

A research paper analysing almost two years of results from inter-partes reviews published in the University of Chicago Law Review Dialogue, has revealed just how fundamentally review procedures have changed since the America Invents Act came into force in 2012. Written by Unified Patents’ COO Shawn Ambwani and Brian Love, an assistant professor of law at Santa Clara University...

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...

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