A new paper by Dr Derek Palmer, Managing Director of ProspectIP discusses the management of Intellectual Property Rights.
In the current knowledge economy intellectual property (IP) assets are becoming increasingly important as a means of providing businesses with a competitive advantage and enhancing their value both of which are important on an exit/sale and when raising capital or investment from banks or investors.
Protecting your IP is very important for your business success. As with any asset, IP could be stolen or used without the permission of the owner. In such instances the onus is on the owner to enforce their IP rights which can be an expensive process.
On the flip side a company accused of alleged IP infringement would have to defend themselves.
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