Author Archives: IPfolio

In-House IP Management: Crucial Even if you Outsource Prosecution

The August issue of Havard Business Review takes an excellent look at corporate legal strategy, and what should be outsourced versus managed in house in their piece “Points of Law: Unbundling Corporate Legal Services to Unlock Value“. In it, they …

Patents for Startups: Opportunity, Necessity or Nuisance?

Save the date- September 26th, 2012! IPfolio, along with IP Checkups, is co-hosting and sponsoring the September LES Meeting, where the topic will be an engaging panel discussion on patent strategy for startups. The event, being held at the Sheraton …

The Kodak Patent Auction: Facts and Figures

In the wake of last summer’s now-famous Nortel patent auction, such auctions are increasingly eliciting bold speculation and anticipation, becoming mainstream news. Kodak is the next large name to launch a high stakes auction, to liquidate their bankruptcy-facing company of some …

This week in San Francisco: ICAP Patent Brokerage 2012

This week brings yet another reason we’re proud to be based in the Bay Area: proximity to great events such as this week’s ICAP Patent Brokerage & Patent Litigation Symposium, and the ICAP Ocean Tomo Auction, taking in place at the …

The Intellectual Property of the Olympics

As the summer weather heats up, we are less than a month away from the 2012 Olympic Games, taking place in London from July 27th to August 12. The Games offer an astonishing display of athletic excellence, hard work, determination, …

Silicon Valley Gets New Patent Office

This Monday started off with good news for all those in intellectual property world in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area – the USPTO announced that 3 new regional patent offices are being opened.  In addition to the new satellite …