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.

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 […]

Patent Reform Makes R&D Portfolio Management a Necessity

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R&D portfolio management is a technique used by leading innovation organizations to align new product development efforts with business strategy.  The methodologies and software used for optimizing a R&D portfolio, such as the Newlogic POPS application, provide an objective analysis of each project.  Projects are evaluated against a number of metrics to assess their attractiveness […]

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 […]

10 Portfolio Optimization Best Practices, Research Published by PDMA

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Research conducted by Newlogic and Babson College into the best practices of project portfolio selection has been published by PDMA.  Our research determined that leading innovation organization use 10 common portfolio decision criteria: