Entering the US market with new technology is a risky proposition. It’s even more challenging if you’re a startup from a smaller country with limited resources. The US is a very large market, and trying to figure out the best way to navigate the business environment is tricky, especially if […]
Is Your Medical Device Heading for a Product Liability Landmine?
For many medical device and biotech companies, their specialty is knowing how to develop and get their technologies ready for the marketplace. The problem is they’ve never produced and sold a medical device or technology. And that’s where they face one of the biggest risks in the medical device industry […]
Why Licensing is a Startup Game Changer
Earlier this week I was invited by Professor Bill Morris to be a guest speaker at his business strategy class at the UCI School of Business. Since the class focuses on starting a business, my presentation introduced students to licensing, how it works, and why it’s a game-changer for helping […]
Med Tech Licensing Workshop Wrap-up
Thank you to all who attended last weeks Med Tech Licensing Workshop. The workshop covered all the essential steps to successfully licensing a med tech IP…from finding the right partners, how to contact them, what to say (what not to say), how to get the best royalty rate, key mistakes to avoid and much more.
How to License Your Professional Services Know-how
How do you know when it’s time to license your professional know-how? One of the best signs is when someone asks. Sometimes it’s companies outside your industry, and in many cases, especially for training consultants, it’s often one of your customers.