Intellectual Property Blog: IP News & IP Data Trends

Track Government Sponsored R&D

Governments often sponsor research and development projects because technology innovation fuels economic growth and job creation. When Governments invest in these projects, the hope is that these R&D projects will have beneficial effects on their country’s economy and resources. These projects often create extremely valuable developments in life sciences, defense, energy, and many other industries…. View Article
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EMC’s Asset Portfolio Provides Insight into Dell’s Strategy

It was big news when Dell announced it’s buying EMC, in fact it’s one of the biggest deals of all time in the tech sector. Many speculations have circulated around what intangible assets were most intriguing to Dell: Is Dell interested in EMC’s cloud-based services assets? Will they better compete against emerging vendors? Are they… View Article
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Identify Disruptive Companies in Your Industry

Staying informed on your competitor’s innovation strategy has always been important in all industries, but especially in those industries where one innovative idea can disrupt the entire industry. Many times the focus is on the large companies who have been around for a while, but it is becoming more and more common for smaller unforeseen competitors… View Article
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A look at Innovation Strategies in the Internet of Things

ktMINE provides actionable intelligence into how Companies within any Industry innovate and where these Companies are investing. Below is a look at the Internet of Things market. The Internet of Things (“IoT”) is one of the most discussed and rapidly advancing technology areas. Total revenue for the IoT industry is said to reach $4.59 trillion by… View Article
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How to Navigate BEPS

In light of the evolving Transfer Pricing landscape being caused by the BEPS project, there is uncertainty on how to validate your intercompany transactions structures. ktMINE offers a solution that makes structuring intercompany transactions easier. Imagine you need to structure an intercompany transaction between a US Based Insurance Company, called Insure Co USA, and their… View Article

Would You Have Caught This About a Target Company?

Imagine that you set up ktMINE Alerts for Uber, your target company. On August 19th, you would have been alerted that Uber received 9 mapping technology patents from Microsoft. This could signal the following questions for Uber’s strategy: 1. Does a push to improve their mapping system point to an investment into self-driving cars? 2. Is this… View Article
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Infographic: ktMINE IP Title History Reports

There is a problem with title history research for IP due diligence. It can be a time consuming and tedious task to check the chain of title, current owner, and encumbrances for every patent and trademark asset in a portfolio of interest. Besides the one-by-one nature of the research, it takes even longer to organize… View Article
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Infographic: ktMINE Licensing & Royalty Rate Searches

Do you have the time, expertise, and resources required to perform thorough landscape searches for comparable licensing, royalty rate, and asset purchase transactions?  Do you need a leg up in an upcoming negotiation, portfolio valuation, or transfer pricing audit? ktMINE has a team of experienced analysts who use proven search techniques, and the industry’s best… View Article

See You There: AUTM Annual Meeting 2015

ktMINE is proud to be an exhibitor at the 2015 AUTM Annual Meeting in New Orleans. We would be happy to provide in person demonstrations of our entire platform. Universities in particular will be interested in Commercialization Wizard, which has recently been updated to include classification searching. Stop by our booth and talk to Luke… View Article
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