Patents are like a Swiss Army Knife: Know to use them

30 June 2011

This presentation was given on May 2011 at The AceTech Ontario Annual Retreat.

Grant W.C. Tisdall's presentation, "Patents are like a Swiss army knife: Know how to use them", discusses tools and strategies for patent portfolio development, including how to best leverage both the certainty and uncertainty that patents and patent applications provide and what business considerations are important in selecting which technology to patent. Also presented are various leveraging opportunities that intellectual property in general provides, including patent monetization, discouraging knock-offs and patent work-arounds.

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