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Patent perception must shift, says Schecter
13 December 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Public perception must shift if the US is to find feasible solutions to patent abuse, according to chief patent counsel at IBM Manny Schecter
Patent owners winning in IPR
12 December 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Patent owners are winning more than losing in IPR proceedings, according to a study from law firm Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
High tech companies weigh in on Allergan deal
11 December 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Tech companies have argued that Allergan should not be allowed to circumvent the inter partes review process with its controversial patent deal with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe
BlackBerry to pay $137 million to Nokia
08 December 2017 | Waterloo | Reporter: Barney Dixon
InterDigital and LG enter licensing agreement
05 December 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Avanci signs patent deal with BMW
01 December 2017 | Dallas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IPR likely to be upheld in Oil States v Greene’s Energy
28 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Alibaba in ITC spotlight
20 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Apple under ITC investigation over remote desktop patents
15 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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US prosperity damaged by weakened IP, says IPAS keynote speaker
13 November 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Apple v Samsung 2 rejected at the Supreme Court
13 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Apple-Qualcomm lawsuit dismissed
09 November 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
USPTO launches diversion pilot for minor misconduct
06 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Fish & Richardson hires litigation principal
03 November 2017 | Houston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Qualcomm operating income plummets due to Apple dispute
02 November 2017 | San Diego | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Tessera targets Samsung at the ITC
01 November 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Amazon, Broadcom IPR dispute settled
31 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
McCurdy, Lynch and Quatela launch defensive IP licensing business
31 October 2017 | Connecticut | Reporter: Barney Dixon
IPR protects the public from erroneously issued patents, says solicitor general
26 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
New Apple v Samsung trial ordered
25 October 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Sega beats Uniloc at Federal Circuit
24 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ACT and allies blast SEP code of conduct
20 October 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Apple to pay $439 million for FaceTime infringement
18 October 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Restasis patents invalidated at Texas court
17 October 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Johnson Controls-Hitachi selects Anaqua
11 October 2017 | Boston | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Qualcomm signs patent licence agreement with General Mobile
10 October 2017 | San Diego | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Burden of amended claims falls to petitioner, says Federal Circuit
09 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Allergan Restasis deal to be investigated
05 October 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Duane Morris opens Austin office
03 October 2017 | Austin | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Allergan’s recent patent deal with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has drawn the ire of the industry, and the jury is still out on whether it will work
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