ktMINE’s Eric Podlogar was a speaker at the LES 2017 Spring Meeting that took place on May 9th through the 11th in Washington D.C. At ktMINE, Eric is the lead of the IP Strategy & Valuation market, specializing in technical demonstrations and consultations with over 12 years of experience in business intelligence and IP licensing.
Last year, we observed that the number of patent litigations grew year over year from 2014 to 2015. However, this trend reversed dramatically over the past year with 2016 seeing the lowest patent litigation activity since 2011. This may indicate that the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) has finally taken full effect, and may also
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
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
When it comes to commercializing technology, finding the right information, and fast, can mean the difference between a successful deal and missed revenue. By connecting licensed patents to the agreements that convey them, ktMINE Commercialization Wizard instantly presents you with detailed, technology specific information. As demonstrated below, you can even find answers by simply entering
The value of intellectual property data has been known for some time. It is used to determine patent and trademark ownership, analyze licensing deal structures, and value IP. Unfortunately, it is rarely used in its most valuable form: as a business development tool for the legal profession. With IP Profiles, ktMINE creates customized company reports
For many, commercializing IP is a time-consuming task. It is also necessary to generate revenues and keep organizations at the forefront of research and innovation. However, without access to the right information, the probability of failure exponentially increases. Historically, licensing professionals have had to spend hours looking for potential licensing partners, comparable deals and similar patents. Many individual
Commercialization research doesn’t have to be hard. With ktMINE’s patent-connected licensing data, achieving commercialization results is as easy as 1…2…3. Learn more about the Wizard by reading our Commercialization Case Study.
Taxpayers and practitioners should determine legal ownership in order to inventory the intangibles under analysis, and to provide a starting point in determining economic ownership/benefit. Intellectual property, including patents, trademarks and license agreements, can be abundant for any single entity. Action 8 under BEPS plan of the Guidance on Transfer Pricing Aspects of Intangibles, acknowledges this
Authored by David R. Jarczyk, John Wiora and Danielle Lambert. Findings previously presented in issue 61 of IAM dispelled the myth that patent count is the only information needed for a strong and valuable IP portfolio. This year, an update of that research is taken further by providing examples of IP portfolio management and the gathering of competitive intelligence. Versions Published