Improve Efficiencies and Mitigate Risk with Comprehensive IP Searches for Formulations
Obtaining accurate and reliable intellectual property (IP) information can make or break a company’s success. To minimize the risk of patent rejections and avoid inadvertent infringement on an existing patent, formulations IP searching is an integral component of the product development pipeline.
Mind the gap: Spanning the divide between patents and journal articles
There's no doubt that the differences between journal articles and patents are extensive and impact how they can be searched. Tools that provide a unified approach to curating journals articles and patents are key to overcoming the search gap and driving innovation forward.
Mind the gap: Overcoming a common blind spot in IP portfolio valuation
The value of an organization's intellectual property (IP) portfolio has become an intangible asset of innovation-focused organizations. As the volume and value of IP-driven business transactions increase, financial valuation of IP portfolios is becoming a critical discipline. Valuations are used to advise in acquisitions, patent portfolio adjustments, licenses or litigations. However, the most common IP valuation methods in use today have a blind spot that could be driving undervaluation of key patents.
High-quality information resources level the R&D playing field for smaller companies
Achieving growth can be difficult for small to medium R&D companies in a marketplace where large businesses dominate. It is important that they understand the complexities of research, patent law and compliance regulations to have a competitive edge. Without the benefit of having in-house expert opinion, smaller companies should look to other sources of information and utilize innovative solutions to gain as much knowledge as possible.