An idea is not an invention: An idea becomes an invention when it can be described in extensive details. There is no protection out there for ideas. They cannot be patented or even copyrighted.
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,
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
Recently I launched the 10-Day Patent Analytics Course. I thought to share one of the chapters in this blog to give you a sneak peak! If you like it, comment below and I will answer each and every comment. The course is free for a short time. So feel free to register here: https://bit.ly/3EeYLoQ The
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
After procrastinating for a long time, I have finally decided to shed the perfection mindset and launch my Patent Analytics Course. It was long due! I have done research on patent data for more than 6 years as a Master’s student and PhD candidate. As I started developing the course, there was always more and
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
After I received great feedback on my earlier Patent Course, I decided to implement the format to SQL. The format I am talking about is simply about encouraging slow and consistent learning. I have a strong belief that learning cannot be rushed. Consuming too much content in too short a time will affect retention. My