Patents - Features©2020 Managing Intellectual Property60Patents - FeaturesIP in space: 50 years since the moon landingAndrew White of Mathys & Squire reviews the potential for protecting IP in the space sector and provides some practical tips, 17 Dec 2019 14:00:00 GMTEmployee-inventor compensation: a cross-border comparisonMembers of the Simmons & Simmons international practice examine a UK Supreme Court decision on inventor compensation and compare how courts across Europe and in China are approaching similar situations, 16 Dec 2019 10:00:00 GMTQ&A with Matthew Bryan, WIPOThe director of the PCT Legal Division and User Relations Division at WIPO talks about trends, challenges, questions, and more, 02 Dec 2019 12:00:00 GMTSeven years of Orange Book patent IPRs: where are we now?Inter partes review has changed the patent dispute landscape and strategy, and important insights can be gained from the data, explain Corinne Atton of Venable and consultant April Breyer Menon, 02 Dec 2019 09:00:00 GMTWhy trade wars won’t safeguard trade secretsMatthew Werdegar of Keker, Van Nest & Peters examines current US efforts to curtail China’s theft of trade secrets and considers whether and what additional steps companies should take to protect themselves, 30 Sep 2019 10:00:00 GMTLessons learned five years after AliceDespite being criticised as contradictory and confusing, the Federal Circuit’s Section 101 case law since Alice provides some clear guidance that will assist practitioners, say Michael Kiklis, Shu Chen and Matthew Zapadka of Bass, Berry & Sims, 30 Sep 2019 09:00:00 GMTThe UK: a FRANDly jurisdiction?In the first of a two-part series, Laura Whiting and Paul Abbott of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer examine how the UK has become a haven for FRAND disputes, discuss recent cases and look ahead to this autumn’s big UK Supreme Court hearing, 26 Sep 2019 16:00:00 GMTTech M&A: 10 key IP considerations for investorsDuring M&A, the importance of due diligence into a target’s IP cannot be overstated, say Katie McConnell, Emily Sharkey and Penelope Thornton of Hogan Lovells, who provide 10 top tips for investors, 25 Sep 2019 10:00:00 GMTA harmonised approach to IP in RussiaDespite failing to clarify several pressing issues, a new resolution from the Russian Supreme Court seeks to harmonise the diverse approaches taken by lower courts in IP cases, as Darya Ermolina and Dmitry Grachyov of Baker McKenzie explain, 14 Aug 2019 09:00:00 GMTEU Enforcement Directive: proportionality in patent injunctionsIna vom Feld and other partners at Simmons & Simmons consider how courts across Europe take the proportionality requirement in the Enforcement Directive into account when deciding whether to grant a final injunction, 09 Aug 2019 10:15:00 GMTRecycling rare earth metalsAmid changing technology trends, more rare earth metals are required to meet our needs – and patent protection may be one solution. Chris Hamer and Laura Clews of Mathys & Squire report, 06 Aug 2019 10:30:00 GMTHow to empower young IP lawyers to be leadersNicola Dagg, Daniel Lim and Katie Coltart of Kirkland & Ellis consider the modern challenges firms face to develop and retain young, talented lawyers and the all-round benefits of an empowering working culture, 31 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMTIPR and PGR: a complex and shifting landscapeKarl Renner and Dorothy Whelan of Fish & Richardson reflect on the state of post-grant patent practice in the US, the evolution of the inter partes review and new developments on the horizon, 29 Jul 2019 10:30:00 GMTWhat Brexit means for non-EU IP ownersJohn Pegram of Fish & Richardson considers the impact of Brexit on non-European IP owners, arguing that foreign companies will be less likely to use the UK as their point of entry into the EU, 22 Mar 2019 12:00:00 GMT