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Category: ip strategies


Understanding What’s On The Market

Jennifer Gallagher takes a look at how to determine the worth of a patent, strategies around patent auctions, and how to dive deeper into the portfolios for sale to find the hidden gems or potential liabilities.

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Categories: advanced patent search, ip strategies, licensing strategy, mergers and acquisitions, patent mapping, patent strategy


IP Landscape Analysis: A Critical Key to Your Freedom (To Operate)

It would be extremely hard to play a game of chess without knowing anything about the location of your opponents pieces let alone what pieces they still have in play (although, it might be interesting to watch)! So why would you play the game of IP and risk losing your freedom to operate (FTO) without knowing what and where competitors have opposing IP?

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Categories: competitive intelligence, due diligence software, ip strategies, licensing strategy, patent strategy, r&d strategies


Tips for Identifying Seminal Patents

Denise Deverelle Crown explores different indicators of seminal patents and tips for mining your portfolio.

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Categories: ip strategies, patent portfolio analysis, patents


Your IP Management Capabilities: Targets and Gaps

Our previous postings about IP Management capabilities walked through the value of applying an IP Maturity model, how to identify key areas of focus/priority, and a method for assessing current capabilities. The next steps are focused on determining what level of IP maturity is required to help the organization meet its business goals and identifying the associated effort required to close the gap.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip maturity model, ip strategies, patent strategy


Your IP Management Capabilities: Assessing Current State

Shauna Osborne continues her blog series on the IP Maturity Model with suggestions for assessing current capabilities inside your organization.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip maturity model, ip strategies, patent strategy


Five Best Practices for the CFO: Leveraging Untapped Assets

Denise Deverelle Crown explores the five best practices for CFOs to leverage IP assets to reduce costs and create an ongoing revenue stream.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip strategies, licensing strategy, patent portfolio analysis


Your IP Management Capabilities: Prepare to Self-Assess

This is the second blog post in a series dedicated to the IP Maturity Model. This week we will discuss the recommended steps for maturity self-assessment and how to prepare for this activity.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip maturity model, ip strategies, patent portfolio analysis


Your IP Management Capabilities: Where Do You Stand?

This is the first in a series of blog posts detailing the importance of establishing an IP Maturity Model assessment process.

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Categories: intellectual property management, ip maturity model, ip strategies, patent strategy