Thomson Reuters IP Matters Conference 2014

Unite with the brightest minds in IP across industries at our annual Thomson Reuters IP Solutions Customer Conference in Troy, Michigan—an idyllic Detroit suburb. Home to the Model T and the world’s first paved road and traffic light, innovation has fueled the Motor City for more than 100 years. Create your own roadmap with our […]

The Boston IP Forum by CPA Global

Join intellectual property thought leaders and CPA Global in Boston at the Westin Copley Place to learn how to gain a competitive advantage towards a leaner, more efficient IP strategy. Featured guest speakers will include: Peter Guffin, Esq. of Pierce Atwood LLP, and Nicholas Triano III, Esq. of Synta Pharmaceuticals Corporation. March 27, 2014 Boston, […]

Four Reforms Needed For The Ways Patent Reform Will Change How You Innovate

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In order to gain patent protection for their inventions, almost every US based innovation, R&D and new product development organization will be forced to adapt to the Patent Reform Act’s dramatic changes.

Innovation Knowledge Management for Creative Teams

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Many innovation and creative teams have learned the value of light-weight, often stand-alone, knowledge management (KM) tools and software.

Patent Reform Will Spell the End to Open Innovation

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Patent reform will spell the end to open innovation, an important methodology for innovation used by some of the leading consumer goods and food and beverage companies. The America Invents Act, also referred to as patent reform, goes into effect in March of 2013.  Some of the law’s key provisions directly effect how companies can […]

In 2013, The Patent Reform Act Will Force a Transformation of R&D Management and Strategy

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In 2013 Patent Reform Act Will Force a Transformation of R&D Management and Strategy: The most significant change to US patent law since it’s inception will come into effect in March of 2013.  In order to gain patent protection for their inventions, almost every US based innovation, R&D and new product development organization will be […]

A Company Who’s Competitive Advantage is Technology Strategy

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From Engadget:  This interview with InterDigital’s Bill Merritt on patents and developing standards development spends a significant amount of time on the charges that InterDigital is a patent trolls and has unfair royalty practices. However, reading Mr. Merrit also summarizes the immense competitive advantage InterDigital captures from their technology strategy.

New Challenges for K-Cup Maker Keurig and Green Mountain Coffee

From the Boston Globe comes this example of the importance of technology strategy and intellectual property strategy to maintaining a company’s leading market share and share-price: Expiring patents on Keurig (a division of Green Mountain Coffee) the inventor and manufacturer of popular K-Cup single-serving pod and other issues are clouding the Vermont company’s future. K-Cups, which produce […]