Emma Roubtsov talks top-of-mind priorities from the Global IP Exchange in Munich and how the best and brightest minds in the world of Intellectual Property are tackling their IP problems.
Categories: competitive intelligence, events, industry outlooks, intellectual property management, licensing strategy
Despite heavy snow during the morning commute, about two dozen Innography clients braved the weather to attend our 2013 Northeast Training Day in Tarrytown, NY. Attendees heard from John Martin, Innography Chairman and CEO, about the company's strategic direction and product roadmap for the next year. Carlisha Robinson, our Director of Product Management, gave an update on the Fall 2013 Release as well as an early look at next week's "Stocking Stuffer" update features. With...
Innography was in Singapore this week at IP Business Congress Asia, a 2-day conference focused on IP in the Asia-Pacific region. The major theme was the growth of focus on patents in the Asia-Pacific region, with applications rising throughout the region and some countries launching initiatives to create “IP hubs”. The Asia-Pacific region is the largest and fastest-growing region for patent filings, with over 1 million patent applications overall in Asia in 2011, 41% of...
Categories: events, intellectual property management, ip strategies, patents
Following up on our first Training Day in Silicon Valley in August, Innography held a Training Day in Redmond, Washington last week with about 50 attendees, including almost a dozen prospective customers. A big thank-you to Microsoft who hosted the event in Seattle! This week training was held at the colorful Google offices in windy Chicago. Another great turnout and engaged class who were among the first to see and use our new...
Earlier this week at the IP Trademark, Copyright & Licensing Counsel Forum in New York City, I moderated a panel on “Non-Practicing Entities” (NPEs). With an audience of mostly in-house IP counsel, the panel agreed that there was no “silver bullet” regarding NPEs, but noted some trends and best-practices. In the discussion about the various types of NPEs, two types of NPEs were noted as growing in influence: Large patent holders...
Categories: events, industry outlooks, intellectual property management, ip strategies, litigation strategy, patent strategy, patents
Innography sponsored the LES (Licensing Executives Society) Annual meeting last week where 800+ IP professionals discussed why "IP Matters in Every Deal". Top of mind at the conference was patent litigation and the impact of key court decisions, the effects of standards, and pros/cons of increased patent troll activity. While there were multiple perspectives on these topics, there was one area that IP executives unanimously agreed: Regardless of your organization's level...
Categories: events, licensing strategy, patent licensing, patent portfolio analysis, patents
We’re pleased to announce the release of our new website!
Categories: events, industry outlooks
During this past week, Innography held its annual user conference. It is always energizing to hear about the real world challenges that our customers solve using Innography software and services. The deals concluded, the risks avoided, and the millions of dollars saved or made emphasize the importance of intellectual property to corporate results. Perhaps the most significant trend observed though, is how IP strategy has spread across the organization. Gone are the...