USPTO to Select its Silicon Valley Location

Silicon Valley is one of the most IP intense regions in the world. The city of Sunnyvale has the highest number of inventors per capita in the world, according to recent data from the USPTO. IP has been making headlines …

Demystifying Intellectual Ventures’ Patent Holdings

Back in September, we partnered with patent analytics firm IP Checkups to discuss patent strategies for startups, universities and SMEs. Now, IP Checkups is back with a new project geared towards the SME community: “Case IV Thicket.” Case IV Thicket …

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 …

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) …

Global Innovation Summit – A Unique Opportunity!

Last week at the annual Silicon Valley LES conference, we learned about a very unique and interesting opportunity coming up this summer – a  three day conference called the Global Innovation Summit. It’s purpose is to focus on discussing and …

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