Innovation Insights

Webinar: Patent valuation methodologies for companies and entrepreneurs

Written by Hejab Azam on Feb 6, 2017 3:45:00 PM

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In this webinar, we will be joined by our guest speaker Dr. Dierk-Oliver Kiehne, CEO of InTraCoM. InTraCom specializes in intellectual property rights and innovation management with a focus on valuations of patent utility models, patent families, or entire corporate portfolios. Their customers include large Blue Chip companies, SMEs, M&A agencies, banks, research institutions and tech transfer offices.


Topics: Growth, Patents, R&D, Corporate Strategy, patent analysis, Competitive Intelligence, Legal, IP Analysis

Brexit and Trump: A new age of innovation?

Written by Hejab Azam on Jan 20, 2017 12:00:00 PM

A cartoon of Theresa May and Donald Trump

This week has been a big one for the UK and USA: Theresa May confirmed that the UK will not remain within the European Single Market and Donald Trump is finally taking office.


Topics: IP & Innovation, Growth

Maximising your ROI: How to leverage patent data

Written by Joe Bamsey on Jan 5, 2017 10:30:00 AM

We are delighted to welcome back Laura Schoppe, founder and president of Fuentek, to host another successful webinar for PatSnap. This time Laura will be looking at how companies can gather direct feedback from the value chain and as a result maximise their ROI.

Fuentek is one of the world's leading intellectual property and technology transfer consulting firms. Founded by Laura Schoppe in 2001, Fuentek provides comprehensive services for leading university, government, and corporate decision makers around the world.


Topics: Growth

8 ways to use IP analysis for investment research

Written by Duncan Clark on Nov 15, 2016 1:35:33 PM

Successful market intelligence will leverage all the data that is available in order to provide the most complete picture upon which to base decisions relating to market opportunities and company strategies. One of those sources of information is intellectual property.


Topics: Growth, Patents, Corporate Strategy, startups

Unilever vs P&G - Reacting to changing consumer needs

Written by Joe Bamsey on Oct 10, 2016 3:32:52 PM

Unilever and Procter & Gamble are two of the biggest multinational consumer good brands in the world and together they are responsible for the majority of brands in your local supermarket. As of May 2016, Unilever was valued at $137.2 billion and P&G was valued at $218.9 billion. It is clear which is the bigger company, but let's not forget that Unilever was founded 93 years after P&G, so it is allowed some time to catch up!


Topics: Growth, Patents, R&D, Consumer Goods

Why Huawei, ZTE and Lenovo are Investing Heavily in R&D

Written by Kirsty Bell on Sep 21, 2016 2:24:20 PM

Chinese Patent Applications are Sky Rocketing. The Financial Times reports that patent filings by Chinese companies have risen 30-fold so far this century. The number of patents filed in the world’s five most important IP offices (Europe, US, Japan, China, and South Korea) by Chinese applicants grew from 331 in the year 2000, to a remarkable 9,767 in 2012.


Topics: IP & Innovation, Growth, Patents