While docketing systems have served law firms well for more than two decades, they are not the most appropriate tools for managing an IP portfolio from a business perspective inside a company. This white paper discusses the evolution of docketing as well as a new generation of intellectual asset management tools that better serve the needs of corporate IP groups.

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In a surprising number of organizations, an Excel spreadsheet is still the tool of choice for managing the IP portfolio. This white paper examines the fundamental limitations of using a spreadsheet as an IP management tool, and discusses alternatives.

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In order to align their IP strategy with their overall business strategy, C-Level executives need to know exactly what is in their organization’s portfolio, and how it relates to the bigger picture of their business.

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This white paper on corporate IP reporting practices by Dr. Patrick Sullivan and Rupert Mayer was initially published as an article in IAM magazine’s September/October 2011 edition.

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Strategy is the last of the three-part white paper series that small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can craft to implement WIPO’s IP management recommendations for effective IP management.

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Visualization is phase two of the three-part white paper series based on WIPO’s guidelines for IP Management for SMEs. It is the best method to understand all of the IP-related information that you organized during part one.

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