July 17, 2017 by Michael Scheno
David Bass, Deputy Attorney General, Financial Fraud and Special Prosecutions Unit at the California Department of Justice. In our discussion he helps to he helps to uncover:Some of the top priorities government agencies look for when taking on a caseThe importance and ways in which to make your case ‘sexy’ for the prosecutorsBest practices...
Download this free report to discover the top take aways and themes from the Exchange in December 2016 including;Delegate investment priorities and challenges in 2016/172016 session highlights from ebay, Visa, the USPTO and many more!Key attendance stats to give you a breakdown of who was there
Take a look at some of the themes and sessions that took place at the 2016 Pat-Tech Exchange by downloading the Post Event Report which covers: Exclusive insights into the delegates' top areas of investment for 2016 and beyond.Key attendance stats so you can see just who participatedWhat they learned and what they said about Europe...
Take a look at some of the themes and sessions that took place at the 2016 Corporate Counsel & Compliance Exchange by downloading the Post Event Report which covers: Exclusive insights into the delegates top areas of investment for 2016 – 2017Key attendance stats so you can see just who participatedUnique sessions insights with Director...
July 31, 2015 by IQPC Exchange
The 2015 survey results are in. Find out which areas of investment were indicated to be top priority by 38 corporate legal executives whose titles include: Chief Legal Officer, Chief IP Counsel, Chief Innovation Officer, General Counsel, Global Head of IP, Head of IP and Executive Director of Patent Counsel.
IP Troll Tracker Stephanie Kennedy, is the CEO of 898 data, for the last 5 years she has optimised large data sets and developed custom software for clients to track their information to help them make insightful business decisions. She has over 20 years experience dealing with patent assertion and litigation consulting. Since 2001, Stephanie has made it her mission to track and take down IP Trolls, ahead of her talk at the Nordic IPR Summit in 2015, Stephanie exclusively reports on the impact IP Trolls are having on the Nordic region.
There is ample evidence that patent litigation is a critical issue because it conditions the enforcement of patents and therefore helps to set their value and significance in the market place. However, with different courts wanting to proceed in different ways just how we can all come together and create an umbrella law to govern litigation is not an easy question to answer. This piece focuses on how Europe enforces litigation and brings into focus the steps you can take to litigating in the EU.
In 2010, two of the world’s most recognised tool companies merged. Stanley (most famous for hand tools) and Black & Decker (most famous for power tools) created a combined company with global sales to consumers and industry of almost US$ 8.5 billion. Here, Darrin Shaya, Director of Intellectual Property, Stanley, Black and Decker writes about how the deals with and implements IP litigation across the business.
Given the highly competitive and lucrative nature of the global IP industry, it is more important than ever for IP lawyers to stay abreast of current enforcement tactics to ensure they are implementing the most competitive strategies to protect and defend their IP portfolios. Although litigation may be the preferred strategy by most, it is not the only one as Edward Smith, an Accredited Mediator at IPO tells us. Here, Edward writes about Mediation as an alternate method for litigation.
The European Patent system has their windows open to essential developments. Several changes have taken place recently but essential preparations have been undertaken to allow further developments. Some actions might seem to be internal, but their intention is to enable better collaboration with applicants and support applicants to file quality applications within efficient patent granting procedure. This article written by Heli Pihlajamaa, Director, Directorate Patent Law, European Patent Office, analyses the essential developments in the European patent system.