Don’t’ let this happen to your start-up. You spend all your money on hiring the right people, developing your IP, travel to meetings, investor presentations, legal fees, prototypes, marketing, and other expenses that just pop-up. One day your accountant tells you your current cash burn rate is only enough for […]
Pivoting into a licensing strategy isn’t just for start-ups and small emerging companies. It’s a core business strategy for just about any size company in any industry. Many of the largest companies pivot to a licensing strategy as a way to continue growing their business. One example is Nokia, one […]
No matter what size MedTech company you are, IP is critical to your company. It is the lifeblood that translates good ideas into new profitable endeavors. It’s what drives its value and also what makes you an attractive target for strategic partnerships with a larger company. One recent example is […]
Getting paid is one of the essential terms in a licensing agreement. Negotiating the right royalty rate makes the difference between generating income and creating a fortune. One of my clients discovered this the hard way. After they signed their licensing deal, they realized the royalty rate was too low. […]
Sometimes an IP is more valuable inside someone else’s product than as your own standalone product. Instead of spending all your money on manufacturing, distribution and sales, licensing your IP to companies who in turn integrate it into their products and pay you a licensing fee for every product sold is a smart business strategy.