FROM PATENT TO PROFIT

Patents and patent strategies are increasingly pertinent to thesuccess of information age businesses, from affecting valuations togaining tax advantages to increasing the starting price per sharewhen taking a company public. Patent Strategy illustrates theimpact patents can have on technology-driven businesses' tacticaland strategic efforts. Here is step-by-step guidance to the patentprocess, the laws, and basic strategies-from a business-goalperspective-so that middle and upper-level managers can recognizethe significance of patents in relation to a particular businessand can incorporate proper patent management efforts into theirbusiness framework. In addition, this book serves as an invaluablereference for management and executives when making patent-relateddecisions such as whether a patent infringement study must beperformed; whether the budget for patent matters should beincreased or decreased; whether attempts should be made to licensecertain patent technology; and whether the firm should sue forpatent infringement.

Case studies throughout the book give you a specific businesscontext within which to consider the concepts introduced Statistics are presented to assist you in assessing variousissues, planning patent strategies, and implementing patentmanagement programs
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ISBN: 9780471151180
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