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.
If you’re like most Medtech companies, you’re focused on running your business. The problem is the healthcare market is a moving target, and that means what exists today, will be different tomorrow. Changing regulations, shifting customers, increasing competition, and an onslaught of new technologies entering the healthcare marketplace are just […]
Medtech product development is expensive. But there is a way to use licensing to partner with a company to help develop and launch your med tech into the market. A startup with surgical technology did just that. They partnered with a larger company and gave them exclusive rights to their […]
Joint venture licensing is used by both large and small companies. In the case of large companies, the goal of the JV partnering strategy is to acquire more customers, enter new markets or gain certain efficiencies, such as promotional costs. For startups and early stage companies, joint venture licensing is a good strategy to reduce operational costs and accelerate their growth.