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

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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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