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Strategy, Risk & Innovation in IP Management

Legal IQ speaks to Carl Jackson, Head of Intellectual Property, Promethean House and Agnieszka Deeg-Tyburska, General Counsel, Polpharma Group, on the subject of what keeps IP Counsel up at night, the Nordic IP region and key movements in the horizon that the industry should brace for.

What Makes The Nordic IPR Market Distinct?

As the longest running event for the region, Nordic IPR has witnessed a sturdy evolution within the Nordic IPR market. Over the last 13 years, the conference has provided a catalyst for industry progression for over 800 heads of IP, Patents and Trademarks, Copyright and Brand Protection specialists from more than 350 Nordic companies.

It is now time for Legal IQ to explore the factors that make the thriving Nordic IPR market so distinctive.

Exclusive Content

The Next Chapter of Nordic IPR

This eBook focuses on the most important strategic challenges facing IP owners and innovators, as well as those who advise them in 2015. 

Topics covered include:
  • IP Survey results – 2014 vs 2015 – what is your strategy?  
  • How to Use Current Trends To Your Advantage 
  • IPR Strategy Corner: expertise and dos and don’ts 
  • Is your IP mobile yet? 
  • The impact of trolls on innovation – two different angles  
  • Patents, Legislation, Infringement!

Nordic IPR Attendee List 2017

Take a look at a sample list of the attendees to Nordic IPR 2017.  

Video

UPC Special: Interview with Dr Matthias Zigann

Watch this exclusive interview with Dr Matthias Zigann, Presiding Judge at Munich Regional Court I, Germany and hear his views on:
  • changes to the IP Litigation strategy with the introduction of the Unitary Patent system
  • challenges for the 'patent poor' countries
  • how small companies can get their patent strategy up to speed 
  • the impact of trolls with the introduction of Unitary Patent system
  • and more! 

The EU Unified Patent Court The EU's changing landscape

The formulation of the European Unified Patent Court (UPC) has been labelled as the most important change to the European patent system for almost 40 years with the UPC to become the world’s largest patent litigation forum. 

Global Brand Protection: John Hodge of the British Recorded Music Industry

Legal IQ interviews John Hodge of the British Recorded Music industry on the subject of global brand protection.

An interview with Marco Claes of Specialized Europe B.V

Legal IQ spoke to Marco Claes, Supervisor Customer Service - Brand Security, Specialized Europe B.V  on the subject of global brand protection.

Global Brand Protection: Johan Hulshof of NXP Semiconductors

Legal IQ spoke to Johan Hulshof ‎Director IP & Legal at NXP Semiconductors - ‎NXP Semiconductors on the subject of Global Brand Protection

Whitepapers

Novo Nordisk’s IP Group looks beyond the financial ROI to Real Efficiency and Engagement

Novo Nordisk is a global pharmaceutical company with 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. Their intellectual property (IP) team consists of 65 people with a wide geographic spread between their corporate headquarters in Denmark and additional IP units in the United States, India, and China.

Find out here how the implementation of the new 'Enterprise Platform' led to a 120% increase in daily use by staff and a 40% cost savings.

Building A Strategy To Identify Valuable IP

The accurate valuation of a portfolio and licensing to effectively monetize IP is a high priority in the IP world. By identifying IP, measures can be taken to protect it from exploitation by third parties. “Failure to protect it, and to do so early, may put your business at risk” 4 Therefore, without identifying your IP, you could be giving away your most valuable asset. However, the task of identifying IP in early stages can be hard, when attempting to forecast revenue. Ahead of the 2017 Nordic IPR summit, Legal IQ examines the subject of identifying valuable IP.

Articles

Building A Strategy To Identify Valuable IP

The accurate valuation of a portfolio and licensing to effectively monetize IP is a high priority in the IP world. By identifying IP, measures can be taken to protect it from exploitation by third parties. “Failure to protect it, and to do so early, may put your business at risk” Therefore, without identifying your IP, you could be giving away your most valuable asset...Ahead of the 2017 Nordic IPR summit, Legal IQ examines the subject of identifying valuable IP.

Building A Strategy To Identify Valuable IP

The accurate valuation of a portfolio and licensing to effectively monetize IP is a high priority in the IP world. By identifying IP, measures can be taken to protect it from exploitation by third parties. “Failure to protect it, and to do so early, may put your business at risk” Therefore, without identifying your IP, you could be giving away your most valuable asset...Ahead of the 2017 Nordic IPR summit, Legal IQ examines the subject of identifying valuable IP.

Building A Strategy To Identify Valuable IP

The accurate valuation of a portfolio and licensing to effectively monetize IP is a high priority in the IP world. By identifying IP, measures can be taken to protect it from exploitation by third parties. “Failure to protect it, and to do so early, may put your business at risk” Therefore, without identifying your IP, you could be giving away your most valuable asset...Ahead of the 2017 Nordic IPR summit, Legal IQ examines the subject of identifying valuable IP.

Communicating IP Within Your Business

Strategic IP management is central to both the exploration and exploitation of opportunities. Despite this fact, it still remains a challenge to ensure that IP is recognised as a vital business asset and not just a useful support function. The department’s efficient performance – successful IP protection and contribution to healthy profit generation - will help make this business case. However, for IP management to be a priority of the entire business, effective communication must take place. Ahead of the Nordic IPR Summit, Legal IQ spoke with Dr Bobby Mukherjee CPA, EPA, Chief Counsel - Intellectual Property & Technology Law at BAE Systems plc on the subject of successful internal communication with intellectual property.

Surveys

State of the Industry Review - IPR in the Nordic Region

Legal IQ conducted an Nordic-wide survey to find out the State of the Industry in 2015.  It provides suggested focus areas your team should have for the year ahead. Download the results here. 

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Nordic IPR Market Trend Infographic

Ahead of the 2017 Nordic IPR event, we surveyed professionals in a variety of countries to map a few IPR trends at work in today’s market.

Whitepapers

Patent Mining Strategy

In the last couple of years over 40 million patent families have been filed all around the world. In the last fifteen years there have been as many applications as during the previous 50 years. Even if 12 million patent families are currently still alive, it just takes no more than one to harm your business, your idea and to potentially crash your entrepreneurial dream.

Download this whitepaper from Questel to learn the foundations of IP Business Intelligence tools and how these tools are used by IP
consultancy experts when advising their clients.

Leveraging IP and Patent Strategy for Business Growth

Legal IQ's latest 22-page whitepaper explores how you can monetise your IP and patent strategy with insight from tech giant IBM's Director of Licensing, Bruno Leduc and niche operator Dako's Senior Principal Strategist of IP, Tom Briscoe. Download your copy here.

Podcasts

Adobe's Open Innovation Concept and the Impact of Open Reach Development


Dave McAllister, Director of Open Source at Adobe Systems, joins Mikk Putk, Patent Attorney, Patent Searcher and Partner at Sarap & Partners Patent Agency and owner of the IP Insiders blog site and Stephen Jenei Editor-in-Chief of Patent Baristas Blog, and Patent Attorney and Owner of Jenei LLC, to discuss Adobe’s open innovation system, the ongoing debate of adobe flash player vs HTML5 debate, Adobe’s open screen project and the impact and reach of open development that Adobe is embracing, such as Flex, Brackets, and phonegap.

Click here to read the transcript.

Presentations

IP litigation in China: A case story and what we learned

Download Nikolai Bisgaard, VP IPR & Industry Relations at GN ReSound's 2013 Presentation here.

Articles

The 10 Commandments of Nordic IPR

Understanding the do's and don'ts of intellectual property can be a tricky business in the ever-shifting, modern, global legal environment. For this reason we spoke with intellectual property experts including Joakim Hammarsjö, Managing Director at Sandvik Intellectual Property AB and Magnus Johansson, Corporate Intellectual Property Counsel at Kongsberg Automotive to compile a list of the 10 Commandments of Nordic IPR.

Exclusive Content

Nordic IPR Attendee List 2017

Take a look at a sample list of the attendees to Nordic IPR 2017.  

Articles

Building A Strategy To Identify Valuable IP

The accurate valuation of a portfolio and licensing to effectively monetize IP is a high priority in the IP world. By identifying IP, measures can be taken to protect it from exploitation by third parties. “Failure to protect it, and to do so early, may put your business at risk” Therefore, without identifying your IP, you could be giving away your most valuable asset...Ahead of the 2017 Nordic IPR summit, Legal IQ examines the subject of identifying valuable IP.

Building A Strategy To Identify Valuable IP

The accurate valuation of a portfolio and licensing to effectively monetize IP is a high priority in the IP world. By identifying IP, measures can be taken to protect it from exploitation by third parties. “Failure to protect it, and to do so early, may put your business at risk” Therefore, without identifying your IP, you could be giving away your most valuable asset...Ahead of the 2017 Nordic IPR summit, Legal IQ examines the subject of identifying valuable IP.

Building A Strategy To Identify Valuable IP

The accurate valuation of a portfolio and licensing to effectively monetize IP is a high priority in the IP world. By identifying IP, measures can be taken to protect it from exploitation by third parties. “Failure to protect it, and to do so early, may put your business at risk” Therefore, without identifying your IP, you could be giving away your most valuable asset...Ahead of the 2017 Nordic IPR summit, Legal IQ examines the subject of identifying valuable IP.

Communicating IP Within Your Business

Strategic IP management is central to both the exploration and exploitation of opportunities. Despite this fact, it still remains a challenge to ensure that IP is recognised as a vital business asset and not just a useful support function. The department’s efficient performance – successful IP protection and contribution to healthy profit generation - will help make this business case. However, for IP management to be a priority of the entire business, effective communication must take place. Ahead of the Nordic IPR Summit, Legal IQ spoke with Dr Bobby Mukherjee CPA, EPA, Chief Counsel - Intellectual Property & Technology Law at BAE Systems plc on the subject of successful internal communication with intellectual property.