Tips to Protect and Profit from Your Intellectual Property

Emerson Consulting Group

Today licensing of intellectual property is a multi-billion dollar industry. In order to capitalize on such growth, entrepreneurs are seeking ways to protect and maximize the value of their ideas, inventions, artistic creations and other forms of intellectual property. Whether you are a business owner or entrepreneur, knowledge of intellectual property rights has never been more important. By Neil Burnstein.

How an Airplane Laptop Ban Would Expose Company Data to Espionage

Harvard Business

Half a billion dollars in lost productivity sounds like a big number. Congress’s own investigation into intellectual property theft, that foreign intelligence services from countries such as China, Russian, Iran, North Korea, France, and Israel are a genuine threat to business travelers. Furthermore, it may not be a foreign intelligence service that compromises your intellectual property and business intelligence. To ban or not to ban laptops?

Blockchain Could Help Artists Profit More from Their Creative Works

Harvard Business

Blockchain is a new technology platform, running on millions of devices and open to anyone, where not just information but anything of value — money, titles, and deeds, but also music, art, scientific discoveries, and other intellectual property — can be moved and stored securely and privately, where trust is established not by powerful intermediaries like movie studios, streaming services, banks, or other companies, but rather through mass collaboration and clever code.

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Repositioning Is Not a New Business Model

Harvard Business

At the same time, ASOS repositioned itself on other factors, such as product range, gaining a further edge. Intellectual property Digital ArticleIn English, we struggle with the distinction between “different” and “new.”

What the Rise of Russian Hackers Means for Your Business

Harvard Business

In recent years, the Chinese frequently stole sensitive commercial data , such as intellectual property, to gain competitive advantages for their state-owned enterprises. Such a significant M&A haircut and risk to Yahoo’s core product, all because of a cyber intrusion, should motivate businesses to double down on proactive efforts to improve cybersecurity before incidents occur. Intellectual property Security & privacy Digital Article

Leading in a World Without Secrets

Harvard Business

Toyota used to conduct plant tours all the time for execs from other auto companies curious about its famous Toyota Production System; replicating TPS elsewhere depended on hard to develop capabilities, not secret formulas.). Leadership Risk management Intellectual property Digital ArticleBuried amid the furor of speculation about what results of the U.S.

The Marketer's Dilemma


Media companies need to create new advertising products, rethink their distribution strategies, and use data in new ways. And marketing service players must shift to focus more on content and intellectual property development, evolve from a services supplier to a strategic business advisor, and accelerate marketers' ability to move from experimentation to scale Today's marketer has more options to reach her target audience than ever before.

5 Effective Content Marketing Tips for Consultants

Consulting Matters

We don't sell a tangible product or service. it's one thing to have a repository of intellectual property (IP). Engage : These are the how you leverage that content as a part of your full on-consulting services, your core products and services.

5 Rookie Consulting Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Consulting Matters

This fear often shows up when faced with identifying ideal clients and relevant products and services to meet their needs. I have given away my time and intellectual property for free to people who asked me for coffee but really wanted to pick my brain for free solutions.

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Medtech May Be Emerging Markets’ Next New Thing


Many of their products and services have solid intellectual property protection and already meet various government standards and regulations. Local medtech companies understand these markets and know how to adapt products and business models to the needs of customers.

Stand-Out Consultants: What I Learned from Linda Popky

Women in Consulting

Am I creating new intellectual property each week that I can share with my clients? The easiest way to expand your business is new products and services to existing clients. :: As a consultant for many years, I like to think I have a handle on my business.

Are we Sisyphus? Let’s break out of the rut.

Rod Burkert

It was my debut digital product and y’all made it a big hit. This model involves using our intellectual property to create apps, books, checklists, courses, newsletter, templates, or webinars that, perhaps, hundreds of players in our respective niches are interested in and will want to buy.

A Dedicated Team of Problem Solvers Can Help Big Companies Act Like Lean Startups

Harvard Business

In fact, it has set up a specific unit – Experian DataLabs — to actively seek out unresolved problems its customers are having and use them as a launchpad to seek out new opportunities and create new products. Most companies try to avoid problems.

12 Best Small Consulting Firm Websites

Tsavo Neal

Young & Free is a spokesperson-driven program that gives a young person the tools to create content and build awareness of a region’s credit union, its products and its services.

The 4 Main Ways to Innovate in a Digital Economy

Harvard Business

In the pre-digital era, product and service development was usually conducted by experts working inside firms or through expert vendors hired by those firms. one of the first social product development companies, is an example of this mode.

Blockchain Startup 101: A blue print for launching a successful blockchain-based startup

Tom Spencer

They created a product or service which solved a problem that no body cared enough about. Segway is a classic example of such a product. Once a use case has been identified, it should be validated by building a proof of concept (sometimes called a “minimum viable product”).

A Hands-Off Approach to Open Innovation Doesn’t Work

Harvard Business

And this is precisely the problem that many companies are having in their efforts to collaborate with partners, share resources and knowledge, and create new products and services. This group worked to anticipate and resolve problems before any product codevelopment even began.

Overseas Business Expansion: The Promise and the Pitfalls

Tom Spencer

One of the most popular options is to expand overseas, where they can tap into additional groups of consumers that want their product or service. Whenever a move is made into a new country, questions may arise surrounding intellectual property laws and quality control issues.

How does it look from over there? The perspective of Asian buyers / leaders on M&A in Europe and the USA

Ben de Haldevang

The perception in Europe and the US remains that this is all about intellectual property. The reality is the continuing and growing demand to create / buy a portfolio of products and services which will have a place in the Chinese domestic marketplace. Over the next six weeks, I will be publishing a series of interviews which I and a friend of mine, Abhay Pande, conducted whilst based in Singapore.

PEST Analysis

Tom Spencer

If you are thinking about producing a strategic plan, developing a new product, entering a new market, engaging in a new venture, or financing a project then it probably makes sense to understand the big picture issues that could affect your success.

Kalypso Interviews & Culture

Management Consulted

If you are interested in the emerging market of the Internet of Things (IoT) or Augmented Reality (AR) devices, or are fascinated by helping a company navigate product placement in a grocery store, Kalypso may be a good fit for you. Intellectual Property (IP) Management. KALYPSO.

Analysis Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Analysis Group’s initial focus was on mergers and acquisitions before moving into other areas such as intellectual property and antitrust. Intellectual Property. Clark Kibler – Director of Product Management – MPARTICLE. Jiaona Zhang – Product Manager – Pocket Gems. ANALYSIS GROUP CONSULTING. Today, as we continue our firm profile series, we’ll be looking at Analysis Group.

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How Multinationals Can Adapt to a Political Mood That Doesn’t Care for Them at All

Harvard Business

To reduce costs, they have shifted production to countries with low-paid workers, thereby increasing demand for their labor and increasing their wages. This has spread advanced production techniques and management practices around the world, dramatically improving productivity. And they have sold their products in countries whose citizens were until recently shut off from goods and services of the quality and value familiar to Western consumers.

Business Book Review: Lords of Strategy

Management Consulted

were considered the intellectuals of business and MBAs weren’t sought after as much – whereas MBAs form the core of every major consulting firm’s recruiting efforts today.

Why Should You Keep Your Book’s Copyright?

Emerson Consulting Group

Part of why I always make sure the copyright is retained under my client authors’ names is simply that an author creates the actual intellectual property of a book. In fact, some authors are able to break away from their publisher entirely for their digital products. By Ken Lizotte CMC. Negotiating book contracts with publishers on behalf of our client authors is a part of what we do.

Why the U.S. Needs Allies in a Trade War Against China

Harvard Business

He claims he wants to tackle the big systemic concerns involving theft of American intellectual property, the forced transfer of technology from American firms, and the state-driven nature of the Chinese economy. ULTRA.F/Getty Getty Images.

Differentiate yourself by taking a stand against something you don’t like about our industry

Rod Burkert

We add so many limiting conditions to explain what we didn’t do or are not responsible for that our valuation work product loses value. Transaction work and intellectual property seem to be growing pies. Greetings from nearby Payson, AZ.

Tariffs Are the Wrong Way to Fight Unfair Trade Practices

Harvard Business

Those subsidies stimulate excess production, depress market prices, and enable SOE-produced products to capture market share beyond accepted norms of competition. of China’s aluminum production, the tariffs will neither reduce China’s global exports of these metals nor constrain its SOEs. For example, rules on services trade and intellectual property in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) led to WTO’s adoption of similar provisions.

The President’s Policy Changes Are Already Hurting U.S. Innovation

Harvard Business

This week a European technology business I’ve invested in was due to come to San Francisco, where I live, to launch its first product targeted at the U.S. Hosting the company’s critical business data and intellectual property in U.S. the same type of concern over losing intellectual property or sensitive financial information that I’ve observed when companies I’ve worked with consider working with Chinese institutions.

FTI Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

First, consulting services were added for property and casualty insurance claim adjusters and attorneys. Intellectual property. Intellectual Property. Intellectual Property. Retail & Consumer Products. In this way, cross office politics can affect morale and productivity. FTI CONSULTING INTERVIEWS & CULTURE.

Your Business: Personal or Company Goodwill

Martinka Consulting

Technically, it’s the value of the business’s name, intellectual property, reputation, etc. It could be a product, culture, service, management team, or many other things. In the Brueggeman and Johnson Yeanoplos May/June 2015 Litigation & Valuation Report , one of the articles is titled, “ Determining the Value of Personal Goodwill.” ” Let’s discuss how it applies to small and mid-size business buy-sell.

64 Proven Ways Consultants Can Generate Leads Online (Consulting Lead Generation)

Tsavo Neal

Selling productized consulting. Maybe you really, really don’t like writing, but you still want to create a great piece of intellectual property that “sticks.” As a consultant, your product is your advice. Selling Productized Consulting.

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A CEO’s Social Media Checklist

Joellyn Sargent

Creating a consistent social media presence is just as important as protecting your trademarks and other intellectual property. Don’t worry about pushing product all the time. 5 Things Executives Need to Know About Social Media.

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Two Ways to Break into India’s Consumer Market

Harvard Business

However, recent developments have opened new doors for consumer product companies to expand their presence and sales in India, at much lower risks. New entrants tend to start by exporting finished goods from the nearest Asian factory with a desire to protect brand quality and/or intellectual property and/or to minimize capital investments. Drop product prices and boost volume growth. Leverage scale and cost efficiencies and export products to neighboring countries.

Using AI to Invent New Medical Tests

Harvard Business

We then engaged our in-house experts from Mayo Clinic Ventures to help identify a partner, AliveCor, that would help us develop a product that could be brought patients and caregivers everywhere. Mayo Clinic Ventures, our in-house team with expertise in intellectual property, early stage investments, and strategic business development, was involved in commercializing potassium technology. clem onojeghuo/unsplash.

Why Trump and Xi’s 90-Day Trade Truce Is a Step in the Right Direction

Harvard Business

They were required to export a certain proportion of their production and subject to extensive theft of their intellectual property. Or they could wink and nod and distributors would suddenly no longer buy foreign products for distribution. David Madison/Getty Images.

Corporation Oxford

Tom Spencer

Britain’s finest educational name … ignores the explosion in online learning and fails dismally to exploit its intellectual property commercially … It lives off past glories, and is doomed to fade unless it reforms vigorously.

Harnessing Creative Energy

Tom Spencer

Legal protections for intellectual property like patents and copyright remain important. And once a new technology has been copied, the production process can often be scaled up quite quickly. Having secured these protections, though, many of these firms then turn to foreign companies to help them scale up production. Thereby transferring employment, productive capacity and tax revenues overseas.

Cornerstone Research Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Consumer Fraud and Product Liability. Intellectual Property. There is a big focus (based on general litigation trends and market sizes) on healthcare/life sciences/pharma, food manufacturing, intellectual property, TMT, and consumer goods. CORNERSTONE RESEARCH. Ranked at #8 in the Vault Consulting Top 50, Cornerstone Research may just be the most interesting consulting firm you’ve never heard of.

How China’s Government Helps — and Hinders — Innovation

Harvard Business

Part of the explanation for the seemingly low productivity of China’s R&D regime lies in lags between investments in R&D and the resulting outputs. As a result, the primary emphasis in China’s R&D regime remains on tweaking existing knowledge to tailor products and services for the Chinese market; not enough research efforts are directed towards developing “new to the world” scientific ideas and technologies.