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develop internal ip - focus efforts
Perception, and emotion drive behaviour, whether you like it or not. I was vividly reminded of this when I walked in to an accident scene not so long ago. A number of very clever (but tired) people were there, one of them with a nasty wound from an accident, blood all over the floor. Everyone...
Sometimes patents can provide little or no value for a business. They wind up being merely a cost burden. Can organisations avoid generating unwanted IP? For the most part, yes. Of course this entails knowing the common underlying causes and acting to address them. It may require more time and...
Can you really have a cohesive IP Strategy at the corporate level? I don’t think so. Unless of course they are one and the same thing. (Small companies with effectively one business unit obviously have the same IP Strategy for both.) Otherwise, each business unit needs its own defined IP...
A common cause of friction in any operation is to have individuals or teams designated to support a business strategy run separate strategies for their own self-interest that do not align. For example, a licensing department may wish to license IP to reach its financial targets in a technical area...
On a day in 1970, a well-known comic strip called Pogo had environmental protection as its subject for the day. Upon seeing the environment littered with trash, the character Pogo stated, “We have met the enemy, and he is us.” This statement yields a universal truth quoted by strategy...