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What makes the best TTO and industry collaborators so successful at innovation?

Arundeep Pradhan, former president of the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), published on 14 August 2017 an article titled, “Licensing efficiency of academic technology transfer: are there better indicators?”

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How to apply Blue Ocean Strategy to IP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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