95 percent of active patents fail to earn even one dollar of licensing revenue. It’s not just patents that go unused…other types of IP including trademarks, copyright and trade secrets lie abandoned and unused, locked inside businesses of all sizes who are missing out on a treasure trove of new […]
Very often, the difference between success and failure for a startup is its ability to raise additional capital. Most startups have little or no revenue, large research and development expenses, and few tangible assets. The start-ups’ primary and most valuable asset is their intellectual property —patents, trade secrets, trademarks, or copyrights.
Today’s big corporate money deals are not buying tangible assets such as inventory, equipment and real estate. And big money finance deals are not being secured by tangible assets. The big M&A and financing deals are now targeting the most valuable business asset in the world – Intellectual Property. The […]
Trade secrets are one of your most valuable business assets and essential to your growth and competitiveness.It’s valuable because it’s something your competition doesn’t have. Trade secrets include inventions, know-how, and show-how information.
Intellectual property is your most important business asset and is a key part of your business plan. In today’s IP centric economy, your business plan must include a strategic focus on protecting, managing and leveraging your intellectual property to build your business value and sustain your competitive advantage. Writing a […]