Savvy IP protection is critical to enforce and defend IP rights, in addition to building a strong business model for future success. Successfully managed IP strategies will enable increased collaboration and massive innovation, driving forward the industry as a whole and providing a major tangible asset for life science businesses.
In this article, Legal IQ spoke exclusively to Ryan Zurek, Managing Director, Ocean Tomo, LLC about the best tactics for valuing life sciences patents, which life science areas are leading the way in IP monetisation and the metrics to consider when using IP to further profit for your business.
IP protection and enforcement is critical to securing business success and there are few industries where the impact of IP management is as dramatic as life science. Ahead of the Life Science IP 2018 Conference, we have put together this useful industry map which provides a high level overview of the latest industry developments affecting Life Science Intellectual Property in various European nations.
Early Certainty Programmes are designed to provide the patent application process with greater certainty and timeliness; we wanted to better understand the implications of this new time frame for in-house patent filing preparation.
Legal IQ sat down with Dieter Tzschoppe, Director in Operations Biotechnology Pure and Applied Organic Chemistry at the European Patent Office in order to discuss the Early Certainty Programme in more detail, and understand the impact it will have on life science companies.
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