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IP salaries remain buoyant despite difficult year: report

International15-03-2021Muireann Bolger

Salaries in the IP profession remain healthy following a year that presented many economic challenges to firms due to COVID-19, a report by recruitment agency, Dawn Ellmore Employment, has confirmed.

India escalates bid to gain GIs for Basmati

EU, India, Nepal, Pakistan15-03-2021Muireann Bolger

India has filed applications for the registration of Basmati rice as a geographical indication in 19 jurisdictions amid criticism from Pakistan and Nepal, with protection already granted in the UK.

EIP hires former AWA chief exec

International15-03-2021Movers & Shakers

EIP has hired Magnus Hallin as its chief executive.

Patent lawsuits and damages on the rise in US

15-03-2021Rory O'Neill

Patent lawsuits saw an annual rise in the US last year for the first time since 2015, largely driven by a small number of high-volume litigants.

Senators unveil bill to close 'patent gap' faced by women

International12-03-2021Muireann Bolger

Proposed legislation aimed at closing the gap that women and minorities face when procuring patent rights could direct the United States Patent and Trademark Office to collect demographic data from applicants and make this public.

Nokia signs video patent deal with Samsung

International12-03-2021Alex Baldwin

Nokia has signed a deal with Korean tech giant Samsung to license patents covering its innovations in video standards, it announced Thursday March 12.

Indigenous artists ‘not getting a fair deal’

Australia12-03-2021Rory O'Neill

An Aboriginal artists’ group in Australia has urged Indigenous artists to stop selling their copyright, arguing that they are being exploited by large corporations.

PMI sees BAT e-cig patents invalidated at English High Court

UK11-03-2021Alex Baldwin

The UK high court has revoked two British American Tobacco e-cigarette patents for obviousness, concluding they lack an “inventive step” over an existing Philip Morris International patent.

Australia to safeguard tech IP by policing foreign R&D

Australia11-03-2021Muireann Bolger

Australia has unveiled plans to expand the technologies in which international research and development collaboration will face increased scrutiny to protect the country’s IP.

EPO’s G1/19 decision has ‘far-reaching’ implications for AI: lawyers

EU11-03-2021Muireann Bolger

Computer-implemented simulations are patentable but the applicant must show that the invention addresses a technical issue, the European Patent Office has determined.

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