Do you know if you use someone’s intellectual property in your product/service or other business activities, it can create a lot of problems in the future? Yes, this is true. No matter the industry your business belongs to; whether it is automobile, healthcare, education, information technology, online services, or entertainment, you need to be familiar … Continue reading FTO Analysis – Know If Your Product/Service Infringe Someone’s IP Assets
When an idea is discovered, a lot of dreams and hopes of building innovative products and successful businesses are also born along with. As an inventor, you think you achieved something big, and your idea will help solve many daily life problems. But, what if you discovered that the idea is already patented by someone? … Continue reading What if Your idea is already patented?
In a company’s IP portfolio, there can be a wide range of patents, copyrights and trademarks. But, majority of these IP assets don’t match with business plan, and cost the owner thousands of dollars in the form of maintenance fee, attorney fee, etc. Moreover, the most promising assets in the portfolio remain unnoticed. Patent pruning … Continue reading Patent Pruning – Maximize ROI on IP Portfolio
Intellectual Property is one of the most valuable assets of a company or organization. It covers company names, domains, symbols, drawings, logos, images, designs, ideas, or anything that distinguishes your business from your competitors. You can use IP to build start-ups, diversify products, license/sell to other businesses, and even as collateral to secure corporate loans. … Continue reading 6 Tips for Businesses for IP Portfolio Management
In India, technology transfer activities are on the high peak, and educational institutions and public research organizations are giving great contribution to them. Universities/colleges have become more active in the intellectual property industry than ever before, and interested in protecting their innovative ideas. As a result, more patents are obtained by the academic scientists in … Continue reading Academic patenting – Patent Filings in India and Punjab