Investors and investment targets must understand the relevance and usefulness of IP along every step of the path, wherever it may lead.
Analyzing competitor activities and being well-informed of innovative new technologies is essential to a good Intellectual Property (IP) strategy.
The 2020 edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) provides an international ranking of the top global economies regarding their innovation performance.
Holistic risk management also has to include awareness of the fine line that divides entrepreneurial freedom from cultural expression.
A recent study of the European Patent Office investigates the importance of European patents for small and medium-sized enterprises' economic success.
Germany plays a pivotal role in the future viability of the new harmonized system, with a decision of the constitutional challenge likely to be rendered before the end of Q1 this year.
Patent trolls are not the only companies engaging in patent aggregation. Many electronics companies with production capabilities also pursue these types of activities.
The 12th edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) aims to assist decision-makers in understanding the innovative activity that propels economic and human development.