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The UPC’s IT team is frantically trying to resolve technology issues – counsel say the deadlines may be too tight
Counsel at four companies discuss litigation budgets, recession, external funding options, and how they control costs
The current system for resolving SEP disputes is stuck, but the Unified Patent Court could tilt the balance before any amicable solution is found
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis coverage from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
Daniel Chew speaks to Managing IP about his plans for the coming year and how UK attorneys can seize the day at the UPC
Klaus Grabinski addressed the controversy over part-time UPC judges in an exclusive interview with Managing IP
Nokia faces a setback in its SEP dispute against Oppo in India after wins in the UK and Germany
The EPO and European Commission co-hosted an event to celebrate the unitary patent in Brussels today
The joint litigation service will have bases in Germany, France, Sweden, and the UK
In an exclusive interview, Allied Security Trust CEO Russell Binns says the cooperative could buy more med tech and fintech patents if it had more members
The case will explore whether AI tools can be named as inventors under UK patent law
The decision marks the end of the road for a patent application naming the AI tool DABUS as an inventor in Australia
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Sources unpick why China’s share of European patent applications has been gradually growing, and predict a change in established norms
As IP offices cease co-operation with Russia, Managing IP looks at Russian filing activity at the EPO, EUIPO and UKIPO
Patent counsel from Ant Financial and others say environmental concerns around blockchain are valid but the tables may be turning
Samsung keeps top petitioner status (by a mile), WSOU is most challenged company, and Knobbe Martens becomes leading patent owner representative
Interviews; Exclusives

Interviews; Exclusives

In his first interview in the role, Klaus Grabinski outlines how the UPC will deal with outstanding issues such as potential conflicts and problems with the CMS
Qualcomm’s vice president and legal counsel, John Scott, reflects on the rise of litigation finance and what he wants in private practice lawyers
In an exclusive interview, deputy CEO Andy Bartlett outlines his vision for digital transformation amid an uncertain political climate
Paul Davis speaks out on the challenges of entering new markets and what he wants in litigation counsel after Adeia’s separation from Xperi
Unnat Pandit, the newly appointed head of the Indian IP office, is working on bridging communication gaps and using tech to resolve administrative holdups
Edwin Tong, Singapore’s second minister of law, is working towards making the country a hub for IP valuation, financing, and dispute resolution
Phyllis Turner-Brim talks about her career, the need for balance in intellectual property policy and her passion for diversity and inclusion
Derek Gilliland, who became a magistrate judge at the Western District of Texas this month, delves into his work, thoughts on Alan Albright and ambitions
Kirupa Pushparaj talks about his move to a fintech start-up focused on young-person financial independence, career progression and start-up IP needs
Sources from the High Tech Inventors Alliance, the Senate Judiciary IP Subcommittee and NPE Dominion Harbor weigh in on the rise of the Western District of Texas
Heath Hoglund, chief patent counsel at Dolby in San Francisco, sits down with Managing IP to talk about licensing, FRAND and more
David Simon, senior vice president of IP at Salesforce, shares his views on Section 101, Fintiv, the DMCA, and more
The intellectual property CEO of one of the world's largest telecoms companies talks about licensing, harvesting collaboration and global outreach
In Managing IP’s first corner office podcast, Bryan Zielinski talks about his company’s IP challenges and opportunities, AI, and more
The Federal Circuit’s latest decision that Teva induced infringement has stakeholders worried that US skinny label law has been thrown out the window
In this Managing IP masterclass, IP directors from Thyssenkrupp and AB InBev discuss the challenges of managing a post-pandemic in-house team
Managing IP reveals its pick of the top people driving intellectual property law, policy and business this year
Our list includes 21 industry leaders, the details of whom you can find below along with the full list of names that make up the top 50
Our list includes nine judges, the details of whom you can find below along with the full list of names that make up the top 50
Our list includes five notable individuals, the details of whom you can find below along with the full list of names that make up the top 50
The 2022 edition of Managing IP’s Rising Stars publication is now available online
We have published this year’s Corporate IP Stars list, an annual rankings publication which recognises senior in-house practitioners
We are accepting submissions from in-house counsel and teams for the 18th annual Managing IP Awards programme
We have published all the 2022 rankings of the leading firms for patent litigation and protection work
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