You’re failing to take action because you lack awareness about the opportunities and ways to protect, manage and use your IP to make money. Your IP winds up undervalued and in many cases unprotected. For example, imagine what happens if one of your employees accidentally discloses crucial IP information while updating his/her status on social networking sites. It costs you money in missed income opportunities and legal fees taking action against others using your IP without your permission.
Licensing is one of the fastest and lowest risk ways of transforming your IP into money-making products or services. Licensing is a process, and the starting point is to get …
NASA is offering startups the opportunity to license their intellectual property technology for no upfront cost. And you can work with their IP for up to three years without paying any royalty.
Very often, the difference between success and failure for a startup is its ability to raise additional capital. Most startups have little or no revenue, large research and development expenses, and few tangible assets. The start-ups’ primary and most valuable asset is their intellectual property —patents, trade secrets, trademarks, or copyrights.
IP Financing is a $3 billion dollar market that’s still in its initial stages. It’s been widely used in the pharmaceutical and biotech sector, and more and more businesses from other industries are now using their IP assets to take advantage of this funding option.
Ingredients are often thought of as the different pieces that make up a formula. Many of them are patented, most are kept as trade secrets. What you may not realize is that many ingredient IPs are created for the purpose of licensing them out and integrating them into other formulas and products.
Fearing that someone will steal your IP is a big money blocker. Especially if you’ve got something that a big company is interested in licensing.
The biggest reason you fail to understand intellectual property is the way you think about IP. One of the biggest obstacles to making money with intellectual property is the way …
Education is an industry that is undergoing rapid change, especially in the area of the Internet. Where once the intuitions were the focus of the product of education, now the teachers are becoming the product of the colleges and universities.
Today the economy is going through a transformation. The term ‘knowledge economy’ is the recognition that knowledge is the driver of innovation and the creation of IP. IP is an enormous value driver for today’s companies, and it’s a value that is just now being recognized.