“All too often, the managers of a firm holding an IP right assume that the best way of using it is to suppress competition—in other words, to prevent potential rivals from offering customers an identical or similar product or service. … Although this is indeed a potential strategy, it is by no means the only option available. In fact, in our experience many managers overestimate the desirability of this option.” William Fisher, Professor of intellectual property law. Learn how the right strategic choice can amplify the power of your innovation IP
Many innovators believe implicitly that they will always reap the rewards of their innovation ideas and the associated intellectual property (IP). But just because you are the inventor, this does not mean others will let you take the profits of your work easily. Competitors, suppliers and the customers will all try to get a share of the enabled benefits. Learn the fundamentals of IP management to make the right strategic decisions and reap the benefits of you innovation and intellectual property (IP).
I am overstating only slightly when I talk about ten secret types of innovation. Two of them are well known but the other eight are so unknown, you may as well call them secret. When asked for types of innovation most people would come up with “product innovation” and “service innovation.” After that, crickets. That makes the other eight particularly valuable to those who know them […]