The Supreme Court’s TC Heartland v Kraft decision has been hailed as the death knell for the Eastern District of Texas, with one analysis predicting a 69% drop in filing there. But, as Natalie Rahhal reports, the picture may be more nuanced than that
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The Beijing IP Court has issued a landmark judgment in a SEP dispute between IWNCOMM and Sony. Guanyang Yao analyses the key points
The future will increasingly be dominated by big data. But, asks Afzana Anwer, what role will IP rights play in enabling and limiting this?
Yuri Pylnev reviews a recent case in Russia that addressed the concepts of public interest and the single creative concept in design law
The Defend Trade Secrets Act turned one in May, with more than 300 complaints filed in that time. James Pooley looks back on how the law has performed and analyses which issues need to be clarified
Despite its membership of international agreements, the protection of well-known marks in Vietnam is uncertain. This situation needs to change, argue Tran Manh Hung, Tran Kieu Hoa and Le Mai Linh
Who really owns your intellectual property? Wherever in the world you are based, do not risk ignoring Germany’s Employee Invention Law, warn Matthias Weiden and Matthias Bornhäusser
Karolina Wiktorson and Benjamin Hoffmann of Valea review cases relating to the question of contributory infringement, and ask whether the outcome of these may change once the UPC Agreement comes into force
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Tribal sovereign immunity: Taking a wrecking ball to the IPR system
The lawyer behind Allergan’s controversial transfer of patents to a Native American tribe says others are “lining up to do deals”. But, Michael Loney asks, will the PTAB rule that sovereign immunity applies in these types of deals?
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