IP and Business

IP5 Statistics Report 2011

Today, a coalition of the world’s five largest patent offices – the IP5 – announced the release of the IP5 Statistics Report 2011 Edition, which has been designed to facilitate an understanding of operations and patent procedures among the Offices, while providing a means for gauging inventive activity, technology flow, and comparing procedures. The IP5 is comprised of the U.S. Department...

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Using IP Audits to Mitigate Risk

Every business, including yours, has intellectual property (IP) whether it is simply your business name, customer lists, or an extensive patent portfolio. However, some owners of small and medium size businesses take a hands-off approach to their intellectual property until it is too late. For instance, one common mistake is to wait until being in the midst of obtaining venture capital or...

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