COVID-19 has led millions of Americans as well as countless others around the world to suddenly need to work from home. Individuals, companies, and even schools have turned to online conferencing tools in order to conduct business as “usual” and not to mention as a way of engaging with family and friends. Zoom Communications, a
Before you enter into any trademark negotiation, it pays to be well-prepared. Arming yourself with thorough intelligence will go a long way during the engagement. Unfortunately, the information necessary for these types of transactions can be very difficult to access. In some instances, the discussion topic is complex, nuanced, or so narrow that the supporting
In the world of IP, work can also be play. Utilizing the very information you use every day, you can potentially uncover interesting insights related to big blockbusters before the credits are ever rolled. The Avengers: Infinity War Let’s take a look at one of the biggest titles coming out this year- Avengers: Infinity War.
In the world of intellectual property (IP), trademarks are often seen as secondary in value to patents and know-how in a company’s intangible portfolio. However, in some industries brand recognition is paramount to success. Patent infringement often takes center stage in IP legal news, but trademarks see their fair share of litigation activity as well.
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
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
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
ktMINE data is often used to assist esteemed members of the community create compelling articles. This month, we are proud to have made it into two such articles: Big data solutions to determining IP risk and value By Nigel Swycher The significant increase in the volume and availability of data about intellectual property, combined with major advances in data science,
Are Patents and Trademarks Disclosed in License Agreements? Dan Jarczyk, Director of Content & Research at ktMINE, discusses where patent and trademark information can be found within license agreements, including what information is commonly present.