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Adam Bulakowski, Principal Partner, is the author of "The VC’s playbook: Diligence essentials for technology-based IP ". In this whitepaper, Adam discusses how VC investments can improve monetization options and mitigate risk when diligence considers IP assets from a holistic business perspective, beyond the traditional legal opinions.

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How Can Prototyping Help You Develop and Protect Your Idea?

When developing a new idea, you could take the short route and create a “paper only” concept. This approach may be sufficient if you only intend to develop a concept for future rights, or to gain an IP foothold in a market or industry, and not an actual product or service. But if you are developing a new product or service idea and your plan is to take it to market in the immediate or near future, creating a working prototype can be a crucial step in enhancing the value of the IP and product you are developing around the concept and growing its potential value in the market.

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Applied Creativity Training for Invention

On September 13, 2017, John Cronin, Managing Director and Chairman, will offer a one-day course on Applied Creativity Training for Invention that focuses first on learning and then on leveraging the fundamentals of thinking, e.g., associative thinking, continuous improvement thinking, and divergent and convergent thinking.

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ipCG announces the release of a new innovation software suite, ipCG Innovation Integrator. In partnership with Gridlogics, ipCG has expanded the enterprise class PatSeerTM patent search tool, to include additional functionality covering the fields of invention creation, whitespace cross mapping, and patent landscaping. The allows corporations to quickly evaluate current IP portfolios and to create and track all new inventions from the moment of inspiration.

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13th Annual Thought Leadership Conference

Agenda (PDF)

The 13th Annual Thought Leadership Conference presented by ipCapital Group was held on May 10-11, 2017 at the Essex Culinary Resort & Spa.

Business, technical, and legal professionals gathered to discuss the external environment, share IP strategy best practices, and collaborate on issues unique to innovation and intellectual property.

Unlike other conferences, TLC was held in an intimate setting in which thought leaders may freely confer and collaborate. The interactive peer-to-peer format of seminar-style presentations provided great relationship-building and networking opportunities between facilitators and attendees.

For more information, please contact Cori Stemmler. <More>