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  • Why mediation’s time has come

    Courts are putting increasing pressure on litigants to settle out of court. But are IP owners (and their legal advisers) ready to rethink their dispute resolution strategies? Emma Barraclough reports

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  • How Ford’s Turkish unit is expanding beyond its borders

    Mine Duran, the head of IP at auto manufacturer Ford Otosan in Turkey, explains how the rapid growth of its patent portfolio has led to a growing team and licensing abroad

  • US states declare war on patent trolls

    US state attorneys general are taking aim at patent trolls. One has passed legislation to curb abusive demand letters and another has announced a settlement with a notorious troll. But limitations exist to how much can be achieved at state level, as well as concerns about confusion and overreach, reports Michael Loney

  • CJEU rules on linking in Svensson

    The Court of Justice has published its decision in the controversial Svensson case over hyperlinking. Ted Shapiro discusses the implications of the ruling and what it means for copyright owners

  • Emerging authority based on Commil

    District court cases are increasingly putting the Federal Circuit’s Commil rule into practice, and hold that relying on expert invalidity testimony is insufficient to establish subjective good faith to beat inducement, explains Steven Carlson

  • What’s behind the drug patent furore in South Africa

    South Africa’s draft IP policy has generated a lot of negative publicity. But, as David Cochrane explains, further consultation is hoped for and any amendments to the Patent Act are some way off

  • Hunting down India’s nameless infringers

    Technology has made IP infringement easier, and more nameless, than ever before. Binny Kalra and Achuthan Sreekumar explain how to get John Doe orders against unidentified infringers

  • Courts address the social media-copyright clash

    Social media increasingly poses a threat to traditional copyright concepts. Nick Bolter and Gareth Dickson examine what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object

  • Why the Supreme Court should allow laches as a copyright defence

    The US Supreme Court should affirm the Petrella decision and allow laches to bar all copyright claims where the factors set forth by the Ninth Circuit are satisfied, argues Brad Newberg

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John Bochnovic, Executive Director of AIPPI, has resigned from the position (effective April 30, 2018) to return to… https://t.co/4dp8lsqg5Z

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US falls to 12th in US Chamber patent ranking https://t.co/UP7AvAbZ4k Expect to hear this figure mentioned a lot at… https://t.co/gnWLDdISl2

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