Posts Tagged: outsourcing


7 Marketing Best Practices for IP Law Firms

How should intellectual property law firms firms market their legal services to potential clients? In the golden age of attorneys before the 1977 Bates v State Bar of …
By Derek Handova
2 years ago 0

Patent Search and Drafting Becomes Next Frontier for Outsourcing IP Services

The primary factors driving the trend toward increased use of IP outsourcing are cost pressures, efficiency, and staffing. Among law firm respondents, 32 percent said that cost pressures …
By Stuart Recher
3 years ago 34

What’s the big deal: Big data in the financial services sector

Customers, myself included, are used to the customer-centric technologies experienced in other 'digitized' sectors like publishing or music - these have had to adapt to the digital …
By Jonathan Emmanuel
3 years ago 0

IP Offshoring: The Pros, Cons and Potential Cost Savings

There are two main business strategies of offshoring, called the captive form model and independent contractor model. The captive firm model is when a company hires their …
By Angélique McCall
3 years ago 6

Outsourcing to India: National Security Subversion & Job Loss

The fact that the outsourcing of patent searches and the preparation of patent applications violates U.S. law only makes perfect sense, particularly when you factor into …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 111

Reich’s Reality Doesn’t Have to Be True with Help from Commerce

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor under President Clinton, painted a bleak picture of the future of the US economy …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 23

The Strange Case of the Vanishing Patent Boutiques

Litigation is where the big firms and larger IP firms make their money, that much is certain. Those firms with litigation practices that also engage in patent …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 17

China: Choose Right Supplier at Right Time in Right Place

In Ancient China, the appropriate time, the right place and the union of people are three key factors in rule of the world and in a war. …
By Ann Lee
10 years ago 2

USPTO Ends Patent Outsourcing to India

On July 23, 2008, the United States Patent & Trademark Office published an interesting notice in the Federal Register. This particular notice announced nothing new in terms of the …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 8