Publications

Papers, summaries and briefs supporting a wider understanding of invention, innovation and the use of patents developed by eminent researchers or by 4iP Council supporters.

Papers, briefs and publications


Intellectual property from the perspective of a venture capitalist

Intellectual property from the perspective of a venture capitalist

This slide set was shared on 21 November 2019 by Dr. Christian Schneider who presented the perspective of an experienced venture capitalist on start-up selection and the role of intellectual property. Dr Schneider drew upon his experience as a seasoned investor over 20 years to give a picture of common patterns and challenges inventors and entrepreneurs experience with regard to intellectual property. The webinar addressed the range of attributes investors look for, the role of IP in investment decision-making, pitfalls and challenges in relation to IP and real world examples – good and bad.

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Categories: Patent strategy

An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Summary paper)

An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Summary paper)

This summary was prepared for 4iP Council by Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon and Koren W. Wong-Ervin of Qualcomm Inc. The full version of the paper, written by these same authors, was first published in Concurrences Review, N° 3-2019. See full paper below.

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Categories: IP and Competition Law, IP Enforcement, Licensing

An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Full paper)

An economic approach to antitrust analysis of discriminatory licensing, grant backs and cross-licenses, no-challenge clauses, and patent thickets (Full paper)

By Jorge Padilla of Compass Lexecon and Koren W. Wong-Ervin of Qualcomm Inc. The is paper was first published in Concurrences Review, N° 3-2019. https://www.concurrences.com/90983

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Categories: IP and Competition Law, IP Enforcement, Licensing

From idea to profit - How to leverage your intellectual property

From idea to profit - How to leverage your intellectual property

Slides presented on 17 October 2019 by Dr Begoña Gonzalez Otero, Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition. This 4iP Council webinar will addressed the following: Types of IPR, how they differ and pathways to follow; The strategic value of IPRs and why timing matters; Strategies to help grow your business using IPRs; Useful resources and orientation.

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Categories: IP management, SMEs

The Value of Connectivity in Automotive - slide set

The Value of Connectivity in Automotive - slide set

This slide set shares highlights from research under development by Prof. Bowman Heiden, Co-Director of the Center for Intellectual Property (CIP) and Visiting Scholar at The Hoover Institution, Stanford University, on the value of connectivity in the automotive sector, past, present and future. It was presented at a conference in Gothenburg on 8 October 2019. The full research paper, commissioned by 4iP Council, will be released in coming months.

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