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:
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.
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.
Founder, CEO, PatSnap
The importance of vision
Since last year, there have been many moments where I have found myself wondering about ways to define PatSnap's vision and mission more clearly. It always leads me back to a question that I find myself pondering a lot, namely whether all founders have a clear vision from the day that they founded their company or whether the vision is always a work in progress.
In a recent PatSnap webinar Donal O'Connell, Managing Director of Chawton Innovation services, gave a presentation on IP Risk management. Having a wealth of experience in this area he has helped many enterprise companies identify and mitigate IP risk and therefore has some very valuable insights to offer.