Managing IP’s most-read stories in February 2019
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Managing IP’s most-read stories in February 2019

Artificial intelligence, cannabis and EU copyright were just some of the highlights in our news coverage in February – below we detail the five most-read stories for the month

1.       AI and patents poll part one: knowledge needed


At number one is the first part of a survey on artificial intelligence and patents. The survey was carried out by Patent Strategy, a new offering from Managing IP. You can read the results here.

2.       First infringement case could be ‘seminal moment’ for us cannabis sector

The second most-read story is on the hot topic of cannabis. Here we reported that some biotech companies believe that the future enforceability of cannabis patents rests on one particular case.

3.       EU copyright directive agreed in “present for creatives”

Next up is the political agreement to introduce the new EU Copyright Directive, which has divided opinion among interest groups; some see it as a win for copyright owners. You can read more here

4.       Big data may drive IP enforcement, businesses reveal

Number four is on big data. As you can read here in-house sources explain that big data tools could be increasingly used for analyses surrounding IP litigation as the technology becomes more reliable.

5.       Generics discuss fallout from major pharma patent cases

The fifth most-read story looks at the latest US pharmaceutical patent case law. Generic companies tell us which decisions they are most concerned about and why. You can see their views here.

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The court criticised Oppo’s attempts to delay proceedings and imposed a penalty, adding that the Chinese company may need to pay more if the trial isn’t concluded this year
Miguel Hernandez explains how he secured victory for baby care company Naterra in his first oral argument before the Federal Circuit
The UPC judges are wrong – restricting access to court documents, and making parties appoint a lawyer only to have a chance of seeing them, is madness
The group, which includes the Volkswagen, Seat and Audi brands, is now licensed to use SEPs owned by more than 60 patent owners
Managing IP’s Max Walters appeared on the latest episode of ‘Two IPs in a pod’, a regular podcast hosted by the UK patent attorney body, to discuss AI, awards and more
Sources at law firms say they have spent more than three years waiting for IP regulations and explain how the delay is affecting their business
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis coverage from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
Managing IP will host a ceremony in London on April 11 to reveal the winners of the EMEA Awards 2024
Lawyers reveal what trends they have noticed in the Western District of Texas and the advice they have been giving clients as a result
Concerns over the EU’s proposed SEP Regulation are based on little empirical support, say Benno Buehler and Kilian Mueller of Charles River Associates
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