Patents - Featureshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2111©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Patents - FeaturesRankings: The top firms for PCT work this yearManaging IP’s annual survey ranks the top Patent Cooperation Treaty filers in the main patenting jurisdictions. Data compiled by CPA Globalhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3845843/Rankings-The-top-firms-for-PCT-work-this-year.htmlMon, 03 Dec 2018 06:00:00 GMTAndrei Iancu interview: A change in tone at the USPTOAndrei Iancu is one of our 50 Most Influential People in IP. He has changed the mood at the USPTO since taking over as director – and he’s not done yethttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3846028/Andrei-Iancu-interview-A-change-in-tone-at-the-USPTO.htmlWed, 28 Nov 2018 04:15:00 GMTSEPs appeal: How Unwired Planet ruling helps telecoms and automotive companiesLarge telecoms companies say the Unwired Planet ruling will streamline licensing, while automotive companies believe it helps benchmark component prices. But more still needs to be clarifiedhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3845828/SEPs-appeal-How-Unwired-Planet-ruling-helps-telecoms-and-automotive-companies.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMTIP Corporate Strategy - A glimpse into the futureSpeakers at the Managing IP Corporate Strategy Summit discussed issues pertinent to in-house counsel, including new ways to exploit IP assets, managing business risk, influencing policy and resolving disputes. Sanjana Kapila reportshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3844396/IP-Corporate-Strategy-A-glimpse-into-the-future.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMTComparative study on the stay of patent proceedings in EuropeMalte Köllner, Eric Sergheraert and Mihnea Hanganu compare the frequency of stays in patent infringement proceedings in Germany with the frequency of stays in other European countries, and conclude the German practice of staying proceedings gives serious cause for concernhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3844999/Comparative-study-on-the-stay-of-patent-proceedings-in-Europe.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMTIs a post-Brexit UK in the UPC “incompatible with EU principles”?A new paper concludes the UK cannot stay in the Unified Patent Court after Brexit. Patrick Wingrove speaks to the author as well as in-house and private practice lawyers, to unpack the important points of the researchhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3845839/Is-a-post-Brexit-UK-in-the-UPC-incompatible-with-EU-principles.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMTAI: The issue of biasVincent Violago and Nikko Quevada discuss the various types of bias in machine learning algorithms and the data used to train the algorithms. They also analyse patents directed to bias mitigation, as well as the reasons machine bias is difficult to identify and eliminatehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3829970/AI-The-issue-of-bias.htmlWed, 12 Sep 2018 15:00:00 GMTCreating an effective FinTech IP strategyAWA Asia’s IP strategy and patent team in Beijing looks at the China FinTech market, discusses available IP protection mechanisms and considers how revised guidelines could provide opportunities to protect technology in this rapidly developing sectorhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3829968/Creating-an-effective-FinTech-IP-strategy.htmlThu, 06 Sep 2018 00:15:00 GMTPractical aspects of patenting distributed ledger-related inventionsDmitry Andreev discusses issues in patenting blockchain-related technologies, and explains how to avoid the most common grounds of rejectionhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3829909/Practical-aspects-of-patenting-distributed-ledger-related-inventions.htmlSat, 01 Sep 2018 14:00:00 GMTPatenting personalised medicine: Up close and personalEuropean in-house IP counsel tell Patrick Wingrove about the prospects and problems of individual treatments, particularly as AI plays a bigger role in making themhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3829910/Patenting-personalised-medicine-Up-close-and-personal.htmlSat, 01 Sep 2018 14:00:00 GMTSection 101’s power wanes after BerkheimerNew data reveals that findings of invalidity have dropped since Berkheimer, the most important US subject matter eligibility case of 2018. Ellie Mertens and Michael Loney investigatehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3829911/Section-101s-power-wanes-after-Berkheimer.htmlSat, 01 Sep 2018 14:00:00 GMTFinding balance in US patent damages awardsHigher patent damages may be more achievable in the US now. Ellie Mertens reveals the highest awards so far this yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3829973/Finding-balance-in-US-patent-damages-awards.htmlSat, 01 Sep 2018 14:00:00 GMTHow autonomous vehicles will change IP strategiesThe automotive industry is facing fundamental challenges arising from autonomous driving and connected car technologies. Managing IP has published an in-depth report, in association with Gowling WLG, which discusses these challenges in depthhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816081/How-autonomous-vehicles-will-change-IP-strategies.htmlTue, 10 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMTSPC change: The European Commission's controversial waiver proposalA controversial proposal to introduce an export manufacturing waiver for supplementary protection certificates could cause more problems than it solves, reports Patrick Wingrovehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816036/SPC-change-TheEuropean-Commissions-controversial-waiver-proposal.htmlTue, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTInterviews: In-house counsel on China challengesFive leading Asia in-house counsel tell Karry Lai how they deal with issues in China including trade mark enforcement, blockchain, AI, software patents and trade secret litigationhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816070/Interviews-In-house-counsel-on-China-challenges.htmlTue, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTAI and patents: Even better than the real thing?Artificial intelligence will have a big impact on IP prosecution and litigation. Ellie Mertens takes a look at how it will change life for patent practitionershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3816084/AI-and-patents-Even-better-than-the-real-thing.htmlTue, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTNegotiating SEP licences in Europe after Huawei v ZTE: guidance from national courtsDr Claudia Tapia and Dr Spyros Makris provide an overview of the case law of national courts in Europe exploring the framework for licensing negotiations regarding FRAND-accessible standard essential patents, which was established by the decision of the CJEU in the matter Huawei v ZTEhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3804014/Negotiating-SEP-licences-in-Europe-after-Huawei-v-ZTE-guidance-from-national-courts.htmlFri, 04 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTIPAB back in business (almost)Karry Lai speaks to India’s new Intellectual Property Appellate Board chairman Manmohan Singh to see what progress is being made after nearly two years at a standstill. Another interesting development in India is the potential reform of the controversial Form 27http://www.managingip.com/Article/3804004/IPAB-back-in-business-almost.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTIntellectual property in the age of TrumpPresident Trump has already made his mark by appointing a USPTO director and taking a stand against China. Panellists at the Fordham IP Conference, including David Kappos and James Pooley, assessed the impact Trump could have on IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3804006/Intellectual-property-in-the-age-of-Trump.htmlTue, 01 May 2018 12:00:00 GMTA CRISPR picture - patent filing and litigation trendsPatent filing trends for the gene editing technology indicate a near 200% increase globally between 2013 and 2015, and a continuing boom since. Patrick Wingrove investigates what is driving this and whether a litigation war is brewinghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3795699/A-CRISPR-picture-patent-filing-and-litigation-trends.htmlMon, 02 Apr 2018 12:00:00 GMTThe curious case of India's working of patents and Form 27 statements – a critiquePatentees in India are required to submit information about the working of patents, and even face prison if it is false. Jyoti Sagar and Deepa Kachroo Tiku argue Form 27 is unnecessaryhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3795718/The-curious-case-of-Indias-working-of-patents-and-Form-27-statementsa-critique.htmlMon, 26 Mar 2018 12:00:00 GMTSEP update: Landmark TCL v Ericsson FRAND ruling; DOJ shifts stance; Samsung infringes Huawei patents in ChinaThe fourth US bench trial to determine a FRAND royalty is the first to use a top-down approach, and has parallels to the UK’s Unwired Planet decision. Managing IP also reports on a possible change in the Department of Justice's approach to SEPs and analyses Huawei's win over Samsung in Chinahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3783674/SEP-update-Landmark-TCL-v-Ericsson-FRAND-ruling-DOJ-shifts-stance-Samsung-infringes-Huawei-patents-in.htmlMon, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTData and analysis: Top parties in US district court and at the PTABManaging IP talks to patent litigators and PTAB practitioners to identify the most important trends and cases that will impact US patent disputes in 2018. We also reveal the top entities and law firms for filing in district courts and the PTAB last yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3783692/Data-and-analysis-Top-parties-in-US-district-court-and-at-the-PTAB.htmlMon, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMTEuropean IP cases to look out for in 2018Hip hop, the Louboutin red sole shoes and copyright protection for food are among the subjects of disputes pending before the European courts. James Nurton provides a guide to some of the more significant cases coming up this yearhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3783741/European-IP-cases-to-look-out-for-in-2018.htmlMon, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT