Europe

China and Germany are the jurisdictions where NPEs can expect best chances for litigation success, says new study

The findings of recent research from IP analytics firm Darts-ip suggest that China and Germany are the top two jurisdictions for non-practising entities (NPEs) that are asserting their patent rights.

Europe’s prospects of becoming the world’s patent powerhouse are back on track after UK announcement

In a massive development that will impact patent owners across the globe, the UK government announced this week that it will ratify the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement in spite of the country’s decision back in June to leave the European Union.