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Patent portfolio sold for US$4.5 billion to ...?

The winning bid for the patent portfolio of Norton Networks (and certain of its subsidiaries)  came from a consorti...
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Posted on Mon, 4 Jul 2011

'Financing the Pharma Innovation Gap - Who Will Pay?'

This was the title of The Big Debate 2011 organised by Read More…
Posted on Fri, 24 Jun 2011

Patents County Court makeover nears completion

The streamlining of the PCC took a step forward this week following the signing of an Order bringing into effect changes...
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Posted on Fri, 17 Jun 2011

The LESI conference

If you are involved in the business of IP licensing then London is the place to be this week as LES Britain & Irelan...
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Posted on Mon, 6 Jun 2011

The European Commission's strategic vision for IP

The European Commission has this week made public its strategic vision for IP for the next few years.

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Posted on Mon, 23 May 2011

INTA Conference 2011

With over 9,000 delegates from more than 132 different countries San Francisco is the place to be this week if you have ...
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Posted on Sun, 15 May 2011

Unguarded comments cause trouble for Scots Guard

According to a British newspaper a Scots Guard was yesterday reported to have been removed from his duties in connection...
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Posted on Wed, 27 Apr 2011