How to apply Blue Ocean Strategy to IP

Posted by Ruta Sudmantaite on August 15, 2017 at 2:27 PM
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Topics: IP & Innovation

What are the major barriers to R&D and IP collaboration and how can they be avoided?

Posted by Hejab Azam on August 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM

For any new product development project, it’s important for the R&D team and IP team to work together. However, the reality is that collaboration between the two departments can be very difficult as they come from different worlds. R&D are often risk takers but IP teams are usually more risk averse. What I wanted to find out is what the major barriers to R&D and IP team collaboration are - and how they can be avoided.

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Topics: Collaboration

IP Expert’s Cheat Sheet on Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) That Won’t Give You Headaches

Posted by Timi Olotu on August 3, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Jurgen Vollrath is the expert you want on your side when it comes to all things intellectual property. He was chief intellectual property (IP) officer at SAP and is president of Exponential Technology Counsel

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Topics: IP & Innovation, IP Risk, Intellectual Property, Open Innovation

Top 3 Tech M&As of 2017: Identifying Threats & Opportunities Using IP Data

Posted by Timi Olotu on July 28, 2017 at 4:11 PM

Every M&A deal happens because a company wants something and it thinks that acquiring another company (or type of company) will lead to the desired outcome. This article will explain how the acquiring company can use intellectual property (IP) data to:

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Topics: IP & Innovation, IP Risk, Corporate Strategy, IP Analysis, M&A, Innovation, Mergers, Acquisitions

A holistic view of intellectual property and how to use it strategically

Posted by Hejab Azam on July 19, 2017 at 5:14 PM

I had the pleasure of interviewing Liz Ward, Principle of Virtuoso Legal, a boutique IP firm. If there’s any law firm that understands the holistic view and strategic use of intellectual property, it’s them. Although Virtuoso is a small boutique IP firm, they have outcompeted large magic circle firms by wining second place for ‘IP team of the year’ at The Lawyer Magazine Awards 2017.

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Topics: IP & Innovation, IP Risk, Intellectual Property, IP Analysis

GE Fuse: What Modernised Open Innovation Can Teach Traditional R&D

Posted by Timi Olotu on July 12, 2017 at 11:38 AM

A quote often misattributed to Charles Darwin goes something like, “It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.”

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Topics: R&D, Open Innovation

PatSnap Platform Upgrade: Smarter Decisions with Extended Families & Standard-Essential Patents

Posted by Timi Olotu on July 10, 2017 at 2:28 PM

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Topics: IP & Innovation, IP Risk, R&D, IP Analysis, PatSnap Platform, Innovation

Businesses that own no patents use patent data to increase revenue, so why don’t you?

Posted by Hejab Azam on July 6, 2017 at 11:49 AM
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Topics: IP & Innovation, IP Risk, R&D, IP Analysis, Innovation

How to solve R&D productivity challenges: 10 innovators share their strategies

Posted by Team PatSnap on June 28, 2017 at 1:14 PM

 It's no secret that R&D and innovation teams are being squeezed harder—as explained in our article on the benefits of R&D collaboration, productivity stats aren't exactly eye-watering.

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Topics: R&D, Corporate Strategy, Innovation, research, development

Struggling to build a culture of innovation? Maybe it’s you, not them

Posted by Timi Olotu on June 21, 2017 at 3:43 PM

Last week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Mitch Ditkoff, an innovation culture consultant who has worked with GE`s Crotonville Management Development Center, Fuqua School of Business and several Fortune 500 companies.

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Topics: Patents, R&D, Culture, Innovation

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