New White Paper: Managing IP Beyond Excel

Creating and maintaining a high-value IP portfolio is expensive and time-consuming. Most companies have outsourced IP prosecution work to law firms, with the in-house IP team focusing mainly on managing the portfolio. In a surprising number of organizations, an Excel …

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 …

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 …

IP Strategy and Considerations for Start-ups: Q&A with IP Checkups

Amidst all the recent attention-grabbing headlines of Silicon Valley IPOs, there is some discussion as to whether we are experiencing an ‘IP Bubble’. It’s becoming as important as ever for SMEs and start-ups to have a clear IP strategy in …

UK Intellectual Property Office Launches Initiative to Help SMEs

There has been a positive trend in recent months of different countries’ patent offices launching new initiatives aimed at helping and supporting SMEs (small to mid-sized enterprises) in developing and managing their patent strategies. The UK’s IPO (Intellectual Property Office) …

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