Many technology companies in today’s economic climate are looking to leverage IP as a way to generate revenue, either by selling non-core assets or by expanding their patent licensing programs. A number of major players currently generate significant licensing revenue. Many also have patent portfolios for sale. However, bloated portfolios challenge budget conscious CIPO’s to find the marquee patents hiding in plain sight. What can be done?
This session will suggest tools and processes for identifying those 3% - 5% of patents in a portfolio that are valuable – for licensing, sale or acquisition – and how you can prove it.