Patent - news©2020 Managing Intellectual Property60Patent - newsAI inventorship denial not surprising but is step towards changeIn-house counsel from tech, automotive and pharmaceutical companies say it is business as usual after the EPO rejects AI inventor applications, but could be the start of long-term change to AI patent law, 16 Jan 2020 14:00:00 GMTCannabis filers hash over FTO and future enforcementCounsel at Aphria, Cresco Labs, Aurora, Scientus Pharma and Canopy Growth say due diligence is becoming more important in their efforts to avoid infringement on copious new registrations, many of which are overly broad or hidden, 16 Jan 2020 14:00:00 GMTSEP remedy policy ‘reversal’ emboldens US patent ownersDespite having little legal impact, the Department of Justice’s and USPTO’s new joint policy statement on remedies for standard essential patents has encouraged many businesses in their FRAND negotiations, 16 Jan 2020 14:00:00 GMTUK SPC ruling pushes patent drafting specificityGenerics and innovator pharma companies welcome December’s SPC decision from a UK court, saying it further clarifies an uncertain regulation, but believe it will introduce prosecution challenges, 16 Jan 2020 14:00:00 GMTLawyers react to US plans to strengthen design patent enforcementIn-house and private practice lawyers say that proposed legislation could help companies fight counterfeiters and enforce design patents, though others say the bill raises prior art concerns, 14 Jan 2020 11:30:00 GMTBIP Asia: AI-related IP policies need more work globallyPatentability and sufficiency of disclosure remain unsettled issues that IP owners and offices are grappling with, according to AIPPI and private practice speakers, 13 Jan 2020 15:00:00 GMTMaintain your network: tips on returning to work after parental leaveAn in-house lawyer at Barclays, a former in-house counsel and two private practice lawyers speak to Managing IP about returning to work after taking a break to raise a family and finding the balance between work and home life, 10 Jan 2020 14:15:00 GMTSEP stakeholders want essentiality checks in 2020 to streamline negotiationsIn-house counsel say checks would be a good way to demonstrate that technologies are essential to a standard, but are not certain how they should be done or by which organisation, 09 Jan 2020 15:45:00 GMTLooking ahead to 2020: Lawyers contemplate key US patent casesPractitioners say that there could be significant IP shake-ups from the US Supreme Court, but that reform from Congress is unlikely, 09 Jan 2020 15:15:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Fintech win worries financials; businesses look to 2020 essentiality checksManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from in-house counsel, 09 Jan 2020 15:00:00 GMTFirst patent win for bank puts financials on their toesA $200-million payment for USAA shows that financial companies are vulnerable to competitor patent claims and might need to build up their defensive portfolios, according to in-house counsel, 08 Jan 2020 16:00:00 GMTIP practitioners mull judicial shake-up to ease recruitment crisisSurvey respondents are not convinced that the England and Wales High Court has the resources to deal with future IP cases, yet lawyers and experts are divided on the best methods to improve recruitment, 08 Jan 2020 10:30:00 GMTManaging IP’s most-read stories in December 2019The reveal of our Top 50 in IP list, an important clarification in Amazon’s role in combating counterfeits and in-house tips on keeping a lid on IP costs were among the most-read stories in the final month of last year, 07 Jan 2020 11:30:00 GMTBIP Asia: Nationalism is killing innovationAsia heads of IP at Canon and Microsoft share the challenges of securing IP partnerships in an era of trade wars, data privacy paranoia and disruptive innovations, 06 Jan 2020 09:45:00 GMTLooking ahead to 2020: lawyers contemplate key casesPractitioners say that there could be significant IP shake-ups from the US Supreme Court, but that reform from Congress is unlikely, 03 Jan 2020 15:15:00 GMTManaging IP’s most-read stories of the decadeA senior judge saying ‘bullshit’, a mental health and wellbeing focus, and tributes to inspirational figures who passed away are among Managing IP’s most-viewed articles in the last 10 years, 20 Dec 2019 09:00:00 GMTDepriving others of their intellectual property, 18 Dec 2019 15:00:00 GMTRelief as SCOTUS swerves ‘radical departure’ in patent fees caseIn-house and private practice lawyers say the court has avoided creating a chilling effect on innovative businesses and note that the ruling will also affect trademark disputes, 18 Dec 2019 10:30:00 GMTIP 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 GMTIP STARS 2019 firm rankings for IP transactionsManaging IP has published its law firm rankings for IP transactions work in the US and the UK, 17 Dec 2019 09:00:00 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 GMTAI alliances will push pharma refocus on patent bundles and licensingPharma companies say AI’s potential to make R&D models more efficient and less expensive will drive the development of therapeutics that require different IP strategies, 12 Dec 2019 16:30:00 GMTSeminal pay for delay law opposed by pharma companiesGenerics and innovator companies say they don’t like the new and ‘badly-worded’ legislation introduced by California that bans drug settlements and could actually raise drug prices, 12 Dec 2019 16:30:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Pay for delay opposed by all; AI spurs pharma IP refocus; energy digitalisation pushes patent overhaulManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses, 12 Dec 2019 15:15:00 GMTEnergy digitalisation spurs industry IP overhaulSBM Offshore and IFP Energies explain how the energy sector has embraced digital technologies such as AI to drive efficiencies – and how that move is creating data rights and eligibility challenges, 11 Dec 2019 16:30:00 GMTRankings: Managing IP's Rising Stars 2019The 2019 edition of the Managing IP Rising Stars, produced by the IP STARS research team, is now available, 10 Dec 2019 16:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: anti-anti-suit injunction filers reveal insights; US-UK trade documents unpacked; open source case spurs NPE fearManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses, 06 Dec 2019 09:00:00 GMTWhat the US-UK trade deal documents actually revealGenerics and innovator sources from the pharma industry explain why documents from US and UK trade discussions do not point to the US trying to extend pharmaceutical patents, 05 Dec 2019 17:00:00 GMTDismantling the patent system not a 'silver bullet' to lower drug pricesIn-house counsel from pharma innovators say the IP system is unfairly under attack for rising drug prices and that new drugs will not reach the market without patents, 05 Dec 2019 12:00:00 GMTAnti-anti-suit injunctions: filers reveal importance of new ordersIPCom, Nokia and two car companies say the success of the new order shows that forum-shopping does not fly with European courts and – if that continues – anti-suit injunctions will not become popular as a ‘stalling tool’, 05 Dec 2019 11:45:00 GMT