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Green Mountain Glass wins $50.3 Million from rival
25 April 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
The award for wilful infringement was handed down on 21 April. Green Mountain Glass’s patent covers technology that allows glass manufacturers to use recycled glass of mixed colours
McGuireWoods snags ITC expert
24 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Steven Adkins has joined the firm’s Washington DC office as partner
Qualcomm signs patent license agreement in India
24 April 2017 | Hyderabad | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The patent licence will grant Smartron the right to develop, manufacture and sell WCDMA, CDMA2000 and 4G LTE complete devices
Rimon chooses two tech experts
24 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Tech and car innovators back Qualcomm litigation
24 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Katherine Brown
Wolters Kluwer’s Cheetah makes new leap with ktMINE collaboration
21 April 2017 | New York | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
Federal Circuit hangs up on patent licensing company
21 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Allen & Overy promotes two in Europe
21 April 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
WiLAN diversifies in wake of patent licensing challenges
20 April 2017 | Ottawa | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
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Law firm sees rise in fintech patents
20 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Honigman Miller adds patent litigator in Chicago
20 April 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
DLA Piper recruits head of China patents
19 April 2017 | Shanghai | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
USITC to investigate set-top boxes
18 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
UC Berkeley appeals CRISPR decision
13 April 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Qualcomm to pay $815 million to BlackBerry
13 April 2017 | Ontario | Reporter: Barney Dixon
US innovators address USPTO hiring freeze
12 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Uber launches patent purchase programme
12 April 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Qualcomm comes out fighting
11 April 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Trump to nominate new IP enforcement coordinator
11 April 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Chinese patent agent denied USPTO licence
10 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CPA Global wins USPTO contract
10 April 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
USPTO looks to reform PTAB
07 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
American Bar Association calls for patent reform
07 April 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Patent trolls on the rise in EU, says coalition
06 April 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Lewis Roca Rothgerber adds life sciences expert
06 April 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Unwired Planet wins twice in one week
05 April 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Michael Best opens Raleigh life sciences office
05 April 2017 | Raleigh | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google backs PAX licence network launch
04 April 2017 | Mountain View | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Greenspoon Marder recruits three litigators
04 April 2017 | San Diego | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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It is incumbent on practitioners and applicants to take care in drafting and prosecuting applications, says Bea Koempel-Thomas of Lee & Hayes
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IP arguably sits on the periphery of any discussions about what a post-Brexit UK will look like, but that hasn’t stopped the country’s patent-granting authority from getting on with its job
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Acronyms such as IoT and UPC dominated discussion at this year’s London IP Summit
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The Andean Community has stood firm in the defence of its owns interests, says Jesús Cuba and Kelly Sánchez of OMC Abogados & Consultores
The first preliminary injunction granted by a China IP court was awarded to Christian Louboutin. Dr Weili Ma of Chofn Intellectual Property explains
Patent prosecution in South Africa rarely favours the inventor, but recent reforms are aiming to change that, one little bit at a time
The Tanzania Patent Office is a useful partner in the prosecution process, says Sunday Godfrey Ndamugoba of ABC Attorneys
Dominic Ogega Mwale, managing partner at Mwale & Company, explains how to patent in Kenya
Patent owners looking for an attractive place to seek protection in Asia need look no further than Singapore, says Max Ng and Gerald Mursjid of Gateway Law Corporation
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