Posts Tagged: intellectual assets


When Failure Becomes an Asset

Failure is success if we learn. So why shouldn't failure qualify as a trade secret? Competitors would love to avoid making the effort and taking the risk... …
By James Pooley
2 years ago 2

Does Your IP Strategy Need a Tune-Up?

While many, if not most, enterprises have instituted, and are executing, an IP strategy of some sort, an important question should be considered: Is the IP strategy …
By Carlo Cotrone
3 years ago 0

On the Record with IAM’s Richard Lloyd

I think it’s interesting to see how people present this as a bipartisan issue but that covers up the fact that actually there are some very …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 11

Are Patents Getting Their Mojo Back?

After a 13% decrease in patent litigation in 2014, we are currently back to the same level of activity that we saw historically, with 2015 shaping up to have an …
By Louis Carbonneau
4 years ago 8

IP Strategies for Changing Times

The vast majority of the assets developed and owned by technology companies are intangible assets, i.e. they reside in their internal information and employees’ brain (Intellectual …
By Louis Carbonneau
4 years ago 2

Helping start-ups turn ideas into valuable assets

The first thing we do is we assess the idea. And when we assess the idea we verify that the idea can lead to the creation of …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 4

Exclusive Interview with Doug Croxall of Marathon Patent Group

Doug Croxall is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marathon Patent Group, which is a patent acquisition and licensing company. I met Croxall in New York City …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 0

Toxic Asset: The Gradual Demise of the American Patent

Not such a long time ago, owning a US patent was worth something! A patent was often the foundation for new and exciting startups, as well as …
By Louis Carbonneau
5 years ago 1

Effectively Sourcing and Diligencing an IP Investment

A practicing entity may want to obtain one or more patents is for potential counter assertion against a competitor that is about to or has already sued …
By Charles R. Macedo
5 years ago 0

Best Practices for Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Many great companies accomplish innovation objectives under the leadership of household-name visionary leaders such as Bill Gates and Andy Grove. But we all know that people don’…
By Andrew J. Sherman
5 years ago 0

Are Your Corporate Transactional Attorneys Harming Your Future IP Strategy?

Entering into a corporate transaction without a careful review of the intellectual property (IP) involved can have negative consequences on an enterprise’s future IP strategy. This …
By Raymond Millien
6 years ago 1

Open Innovation is the Answer for the U.S. Economy

Innovation and how to foster next generation technologies is a topic of very active discussion within businesses across the country. But how can America continue to be …
By Eric Burkhard
7 years ago 9