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Qualcomm hit with $775 million fine in Taiwan
13 October 2017 | Taipei | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Qualcomm has been hit with a $775 million fine, after the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission found that the chipmaker had abused its position in the baseband chip market
Chinese patent examiners need stronger legal sense
15 September 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Chinese patent examiner’s need their legal sense to be strengthened if they are to have an accurate grasp of the provisions of Chinese patent law, according to Owen Ma, manager of the patent application department at China Patent Agent
Qualcomm loses KFTC appeal
05 September 2017 | Seoul | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The semiconductor company lost a bid to overturn an order forcing it to engage in ‘good-faith negotiations’ with chip companies
AIPPI Sydney is coming
01 September 2017 | Sydney | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Australian government to abolish innovation patent
29 August 2017 | Canberra | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Trump fires forward in China IP investigation
15 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
SIPO launches new IP rights centre
03 August 2017 | Shanghai | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China streamlines patent filing
02 August 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Barney Dixon
New Zealand joins GPPH
24 July 2017 | Wellington | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Spruson & Ferguson launches Melbourne trademark office
12 June 2017 | Melbourne | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IP Group invests in Australian innovation
07 June 2017 | Canberra | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China could establish appellate IP court
15 May 2017 | Chengdu | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IPO Pakistan and SIPO agree to MOU
23 March 2017 | Islamabad | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China dominates 2016 PCT applications
15 March 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Apple hits Qualcomm in China
26 January 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IP5 PPH programme extended
20 January 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China has an IP plan
16 January 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Australian patent system grants exclusivity ‘too readily’
05 January 2017 | Canberra | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Qualcomm fined $853 million in South Korea
03 January 2017 | Sejong | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China breaks record as biggest innovator
23 November 2016 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Genetically engineered cow patent is moody
21 November 2016 | Sydney | Reporter: Barney Dixon
WIPO: Inventor gender gap exists
15 November 2016 | Sydney | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
TiVo renews IP licences with Panasonic
01 November 2016 | Kadoma | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IPOS signs deal with DIPP
05 October 2016 | Singapore | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Xenith IP acquires Watermark Group
24 August 2016 | Sydney | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Qualcomm inks another deal in China
03 August 2016 | San Diego | Reporter: Barney Dixon
NZ/Aus patent processes could be scrapped
29 July 2016 | Wellington | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Taylor Wessing launches new association in Hong Kong
14 July 2016 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Australia launches fast-track patent pilot
04 July 2016 | Canberra | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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