2018 Event Press

IP Experts Discuss US Congressional Changes, Prospects For IP Legislation

November 13, 2018 | Intellectual Property Watch

Major changes are coming to the makeup of the US Congress from the perspective of intellectual property policy, and while it may translate into more patent-friendly officials, the prospect for legislation is uneven, a panel of IP experts told a private sector conference here last week.

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Why Optimism in the Patent Monetisation Market is Rising

November 10, 2018 | Managing Intellectual Property

The average price of a US patent is down 30% to $176,000 this year. The reason this may not be bad and what is driving “realistic optimism” among patent monetisers were some of the takeaways from the IP Dealmakers Forum.

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Activist investor — companies too focused on number of patents they file each year

November 9, 2018 | IAM Magazine

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Experts Assess Coming Changes In US Courts And Patentability

November 9, 2018 | Intellectual Property Watch

A panel of legal and government experts this week discussed trends in courts in the United States on patent cases and changes underway at the US Patent and Trademark Office. One conclusion? There may be a real shift in what is seen as patentable in the US, but it may take an act of Congress.

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Three perspectives on recent IP trade war developments

November 9, 2018 | IAM Magazine

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How US Mideterm Elections Will Affect Intellectual Property

November 8, 2018 | Managing Intellectual Property

IP is not likely to be a big focus if Hank Johnson becomes chair of House of Representatives IP subcommittee but “all bets are off” if one possibility who has been highly critical of patents is appointed.

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More valuable to offer patent licences through LOT and OIN than do it ourselves, says Microsoft IP chief

November 8, 2018 | IAM Magazine

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