Patents are the presumptive ‘brass ring’ which a significant percentage of technology transfer managers, researchers, inventors, and legal counsel set their sights without the benefit of exploring options.
Intellectual Property Enforcements and Holder Rights
All trade secrets start life as intangible assets, i.e., ideas and intellectual capital!
Islamic and Sharia law and intellectual property and intangible asset rights.
I recently read a National Bureau of Asian Research report titled, ‘China’s IP Transition: Rethinking Intellectual Property Rights in a Rising China’ and found it to be an insightful strategic window into China’s national intellectual property and innovation policy agenda.
Most companies with even a modicum of understanding about the vulnerability and risks open source – social media conversations pose, endeavor to mitigate such risks and sustain the proprietary nature – trade secret status of designated information assets through non-disclosure and/or confidentiality agreements.
Trade secrets are intangible assets, here are key questions management teams, c-suites, and boards should ask however.