Competitive Intelligence and Its Role in Increasing the Value of a Patent Portfolio
Summary: The present publication defines intelligence in the context of strategic patenting, and discusses the importance of its use in building a world-class patent portfolio. Further conferred is the manner in which this intelligence may be collected and organized. Finally, various strategic techniques in employing such organized intelligence are suggested.
Published in the January 2003 edition of Intellectual Property Today
Building a Premier Patent Portfolio Under Corporate Budgetary Constraints
Summary: The present paper focuses on various criteria which may be applied to patents and applications for patent when making patent life-cycle decisions. By applying such criteria, a company is better capable of building and maintaining a premier patent portfolio under budget constraints.
Published in the December 2004 edition of Intellectual Property Today
Patent Novelty Requirements of the World and Strategic Foreign Patent Procurement Practices
Summary: The present paper focuses on issues surrounding the novelty requirement, the similarities and differences in novelty requirements among particular countries around the world, situations that may arise as a result of the foregoing differences, as well as some strategic recommendations that may be implemented to best protect patent rights in such situations.