Rahul Kapoor

How to increase academic patenting

How to increase patent filings at your institute?

One of the goals of academic institutes is to increase patent filings. In this email, I will show you a simple way to achieve this. Here’s the secret: Implement and enforce a comprehensive Invention Disclosure Policy. I will give you details on how invention disclosure forms can be instrumental in maturing ideas. At the end,

Turnip wins World IP Forum Excellence Award

2021 has been a great year for our IPR education and awareness initiatives. Turnip was selected for the World IP Forum (WIPF) IP Excellence Award in the “Education and Training” category. Our story After the lockdowns struck in 2020, I started taking some free webinars on IPR. To my surprise, the first webinar got 1800

Patent Value Indicators – Supplement of Patent Analytics Course by Turnip

All patents are not same. There is significant variance in their technical and commercial value. Empirical research (Pakes and Schankerman, 1986) has shown that half of the estimated patent value belongs to 5% of the entire patent population. More recently, based on survey data, Gambardella and Harhoff (2008, p. 79) found the mean value of

Learn about Patents by spending just 15 minutes a day!

When you think about patents, it is usually a bunch of legal mumbo-jumbo. That is why many people want to avoid the topic altogether. Patents mean disputes, patents mean lawyers, and worse, patents mean infringement and damages. I did my PhD in the field of Patent Analytics. I had just completed my Master’s in Industrial