An intellectual property strategy for your business can bethought of as a game plan for developing, securing, and commercializing ideas, innovations, and other intangible assets. A strong IP strategy can help your business develop a sustainable competitive advantage and achieve above-market results.
In particular, the successful commercialization of IP assets(supported by an IP strategy) can help your business:
Your IP strategy should be specifically tailored to the circumstances of your business, including considerations such as:
Our team at Gilbert’s LLP can help you through the entire process of developing and maintaining an IP strategy for your business or can help review and strengthen a discrete element of an existing strategy. Depending on the sophistication of the current IP practices of your business, the process of developing an IP strategy may include:
Early-stage companies may have IP strategy needs that are distinct from those of more mature businesses. Gilbert’s LLP is proud to offer Slingshot, a dedicated legal services product for start-ups and scaling companies. You can learn more about Slingshot here.