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US president special: it’s Trump’s choice for the Supreme Court


Donald Trump, the shock winner in the US presidential election, must appoint a ninth justice at the Supreme Court, currently split between four Democrat and four Republican-nominated judges. WIPR looks at the possible contenders and resulting impact on IP.

BIP Asia Forum 2016: a taster

Hong Kong16-11-2016

The sixth Business of IP Asia Forum will take place on December 1 and 2 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. WIPR covers some of the most interesting sessions, including those on China’s Five-Year Plan and open innovation.

SEPs in Europe and the US: a primer

EU, EU - PATENTS, US14-11-2016David Healey and Raisa Ahmad

Across the US and Europe, there have been several updates to the law governing intellectual property and industry standards over the last three years, as David Healey and Raisa Ahmad of Fish & Richardson report.

IPR: histrionics and statistics

US10-11-2016Charles Shifley

Depending on where you sit, inter partes review purges bad patents and stops ‘trolls’, or discards good patents by testing them not for what they are, but what they are not. Charles Shifley of Banner & Witcoff sheds some light on the controversy.

Real parties in interest: proceed with caution

US08-11-2016Amanda Tessar, Bing Ai and Elizabeth Banzhoff

Since the adoption of the America Invents Act and the institution of the inter partes review (IPR) proceeding, the question of how a real party in interest to an IPR is defined has presented challenges for petitioners, and opportunities for patent owners, as Amanda Tessar, Bing Ai and Elizabeth Banzhoff of Perkins Coie explain.

Does Brexit mean chaos for IP? Gordon Harris responds to backlash

EU, UK31-10-2016Gordon Harris

In September, Gordon Harris of Gowling WLG said publicly that Brexit means chaos for IP, prompting a backlash from WIPR readers. Here he explains his reasoning for the comments and says he does not regret using the word “chaos”.

Seeking balance: four years of the PTAB

US30-09-2016Stephen Maebius

In its four years of operation the PTAB has tried to find the right balance for petitioners and patent owners, and the proceedings at the board will continue to be tweaked and improved, says Stephen Maebius of Foley & Lardner.

Arent Fox: an IP shop for tech companies

US30-09-2016James Bindseil, Sarah Bruno, Craig Gelfound and Paul Fakler

Law firm Arent Fox has become a destination for many of the biggest brands in the technology industry, including DirecTV, Discovery, Google, Kabam, Konami, LG Electronics, Music Choice, Qualcomm, Sirius XM Radio, Sony PlayStation, and Western Digital. WIPR finds out more.

Huawei v ZTE and the many-headed Hydra

Germany29-09-2016Daniel Hoppe

German courts have decided a number of SEP cases since the CJEU’s judgment in Huawei v ZTE in July 2015, but they continue to struggle with the details of its implementation, says Daniel Hoppe of Harte-Bavendamm.

TechInsights and Chipworks: a connected future

Canada29-09-2016Mike McLean and Ian MacLean

Following their merger in June this year, Mike McLean of TechInsights and Ian MacLean of Chipworks tell WIPR what the combined business means and discuss the technology and intellectual property impact of the ‘internet of things’ on their customers.

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