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Managing Intellectual Property Through an IP Audit

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According to a study by Ocean Tomo LLC, Intellectual Property (IP) accounts for as much as 84 percent of the market value of S&P 500 companies. With so much value at stake, companies often look to an IP audit to inform corporate directors, executives, and legal counsel about the status of the company’s IP and to educate these decision makers on strategies to improve protection, maintenance, and enforcement efforts against infringers. Let’s examine what’s involved in an IP audit and how one could strengthen the governance of your enterprise. What Is an IP Audit? The two most common types of... Read More