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In-house roundup: Justice Birss interview; in-house want hybrid pricing models; STRONGER won't get through; licensee v licensor FRAND debate


Managing IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses

DrugsInterview: Mr Justice Birss reveals what is high on his agenda

In an exclusive interview with England and Wales High Court judge Colin Birss, Patent Strategy learns what keeps him busy, why plausibility is here to stay and how he discusses bees instead of patents with other IP judges. Read More...

Poll: ‘Billing per hour a thing of the past’ suggest IP counsel

In part one of Patent Strategy’s survey of more than 40 in-house counsel, most respondents said they wanted a fixed-fee and hourly-billing hybrid pricing model from external lawyers. Read more...

STRONGER Patents Act won’t get through, say businesses

Despite a Senate hearing last month, in-house counsel say the latest iteration of an act intended to buttress patent rights in the US is unlikely to be enacted, and is serving instead to open a dialogue over PTAB and broader reform. Read more...

London IP Summit: FRAND is 'in the eye of the beholder'

In a lively discussion at a London IP conference, a licensee and licensor debated the merits of the German injunction system and what ‘non-discriminatory’ means in the context of fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory. Read more...

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12th annual awards announces winners
Sources say parties in trademark cases could tussle over the meaning of source identifier and whether surveys are fair, following the US Supreme Court ruling
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis coverage from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
In-house sources say the UPC’s determinations on validity, injunctions, and damages could dictate whether companies leave their patents in or out
Business is quiet so far but the UPC has everything it needs to attract patentees, panellists at Managing IP’s IP & Innovation Summit argued yesterday, June 7
Reviewing the list of automatically qualifying degrees every three years is a great idea and should bring more tech-savvy people to the bar
A Foss Patents blog post revealed that Mr Justice Marcus Smith handed down his judgment in Optis v Apple on May 10
Witnesses during a committee hearing criticised proposals to increase some fees by as much as 400%
Sources say they are likely to hire external counsel that can create a lasting first impression but might turn their backs on lawyers who have nothing new to offer
Varuni Paranavitane, of counsel at Finnegan, examines recent decisions by US and UK courts to demonstrate the proof of infringement that was required