2017 was a year of widespread political, technological and legal changes; leading to lack of certainty and creating both challenges and opportunities for businesses in 2018 and beyond. We’re here to help: we have published our second annual Global IP Outlook. The Outlook reflects on some of the major developments in intellectual property law and
In this hoganlovells.com interview, partner Celine Crowson addresses the relationship between standard-essential patents (SEPs) and the connectivity technologies used in connected and autonomous vehicles (AVs). She discusses the increased exposure of automotive manufacturers and suppliers to litigation from patent aggressors, how new autonomous vehicle technologies influence intellectual property transactions, and challenges involved in setting telecom-related
We are delighted to welcome market-leading M&A partners Richard Climan, Keith Flaum, and Jane Ross, and IP and Technology Transactions partner John Brockland, who have joined Hogan Lovells. John Brockland focuses on strategic and commercial transactions involving the development, transfer, and licensing of technology and intellectual property assets. He has represented companies in a variety of
Asia IP Webinar series: We are running a series of webinars in 2017 to help you stay up to date with Intellectual Property news and developments in the Asia Pacific region. Covering a variety of topics of interest, we will be kicking off our series this month with a look at the world of Trademarks.
Around the globe and across a wide variety of industry sectors, our IP practice collaborated with our corporate and other practice areas of our firm to provide integrated legal services for our clients and friends on exciting, challenging, and innovative M&A transactions, and shared many successes throughout 2016. We are grateful that these transactions propelled us as a
We’ve recently released our Global bribery and corruption review — a guide to developments in anti-bribery and corruption regulation and enforcement. In it we review events, examine trends, draw on our work with clients, and project what might happen in 2017. The review looks at a number of regions, including the United States, United Kingdom,
Industry sources estimate that more than $4 billion worth of deals in digital health have been signed globally this year so far, as pharmaceutical manufacturers look for “beyond the pill” solutions to medical problems, health care providers seek more efficient means to monitor their patients’ wellbeing, and technology companies aim to commercialize their products and
On 12 April 2016 speakers from our US and China IP practice will co-host the Shih Hsin International Academic Symposium which marks the 60th anniversary of the Shih Hsin University, Taiwan and the 20th anniversary of its Law School. HL attorneys and local law professors will provide a full-day seminar centred on recent developments in