IP: Searching for clues to maximize IP and business advantage

In a highly competitive and litigious market, undertaking detailed patent research and analysis is of paramount importance

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, maximizing return on R&D investment and ensuring the competitive strength and market relevance of IP portfolios are key business considerations. Faced with such complex issues, in-house IP professionals are increasingly using patent research to help them make more informed decisions.

The growing focus on intellectual property (IP) assets as a value creator has placed increased pressure on companies to align their IP strategies more closely with their broader business strategy. Across the world, companies have realized that, whether home-grown or acquired, a strong patent portfolio is not only necessary for protection, but can also be a vital component in creating a true competitive edge.

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S. Farhan Mustafa

S. Farhan Mustafa is an Intellectual Property Client Solutions Architect with CPA Global, one of the world’s leading providers of IP management software and...

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