Posts Tagged: patent strategy


How and Why LinkedIn Learned to Love Patents

In 2012, LinkedIn found itself a potential target for corporate patent asserters. LinkedIn had revenue reaching nearly $1 billion, with growth of 86%, yet owned only 22 patents. However, this changed …

Seven Hallmarks of a Rational Global Patent Strategy

Faced with ever-shrinking budgets and mounting pressure from the C-suite to demonstrate intellectual property (IP) value, many enterprises have jettisoned a once-prevailing global patent strategy: “File anywhere …
By Carlo Cotrone
2 years ago 0

Inventing Strategy 101: Laying the Foundation for Business Success

Inventors know very well what they have invented and what they plan to do with their invention. But the typical inventor has a terrible sense of what …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 32

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

Getting a patent is not the end goal for a startup, it’s just the beginning

RUSS KRAJEC: Getting a patent is not the end goal. Using an issued patent is not the end goal. It’s the beginning for the startup. Think …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 1

7 Things C-suite Executives Need to Know About Patents

CEOs, CFOs, CTOs and General Counsel are typically very good at making decisions when they have the relevant information, but how often do they have the relevant …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 1

The 2015 Brokered Patent Market: A Good Year to be a Buyer

If you were buying patents in 2015, you likely did better than any previous year. The patent market, and, in particular, the brokered patent market, continues to be …

So You Want to Buy Patents – 10 Best Practices in Corporate Patent Buying

Patent buying is an effective way to solve a patent deficiency challenge. In many technology areas (e.g. high-tech, solar, automotive), you can buy patents on the …

5 Essential Tips to Align Your IP Portfolio with Your Corporate Strategy

In a survey by IQPC (International Quality and Productivity Center) 52% of corporate respondents cited failure to align business strategy with IP coverage as one of the key …
By Jean-Jacques Canonici
4 years ago 0

Creating a winning patent strategy from the ground up

The very nature of preparing a patent strategy is something that requires both understanding of the patent laws and a healthy understanding of the business realities of …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 3

Deliberate Success: Developing a Winning Patent Prosecution Strategy

The availability of information to gain insights based on what is happening to others who are similarly situated means decision makers can leverage the experiences of many …
By Gene Quinn
4 years ago 0

Patent Strategy: Laying the Foundation for Business Success

Patents provide a competitive advantage, and those sophisticated in business know enough to look for and exploit whatever competitive advantage exists. Patents are the 800 pound gorilla of …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 9

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
5 years ago 2

Is that Next RCE Really Going to Work?

Knowing when to give up on a patent application is one of the most critical questions facing for any patent applicant… When faced with the decision regarding …
By Gene Quinn
5 years ago 5

Patent Attorney Services After First To File. WHAT to File?

Just as most of society wrongly considers doctors as “gods”, many patent clients wrongly think that patent attorneys will help them achieve these business objectives simply by …
By Andy Gibb
7 years ago 2