O’Connell, Inside the Patent Factory.
O'Connell, Inside the Patent Factory.
O’Connell, Donal. Inside the Patent Factory. The Essential Reference for Effective and Efficient Management of Patent Creation. Chichester, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2008. 23.4cm x 15.8cm. XII, 323 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket. Excellent, close to new condition.
This book is about the successful management and leadership of a patent factory and considers the organisational structures and modes of operation required. Drawing from the experience and insights of the author, this book guides the reader and provides advice about how best to arrange the human resources available to optimise the effectiveness and efficiency of the organisation. It then looks at which tasks are best conducted internally as opposed to outsourcing and what sort of organisation structures and formats work best. Decisions then need to be made on the key processes and the tools that are needed to be put in place. It highlights the key issues for consideration, the options available and the decision making process as well as the opportunities and challenges that exist at each stage of this journey towards setting up a successful patent factory/ What is a patent/ reasons to patent/ starting with an invention/ invention harvesting/ what is innovation/ core activities of patent creation/ the EPC/ key differences between the UK and the US systems/ the inventor community/ working with inventors inside the company or organisation/ working with inventors external to your company or organisation/ External Patent Agencies/ Metrics/ Quality/ Patent cost management/ attorney fees/ official patent office fees/ processes and tools/ benchmarking/ WBCSD initiative with environmental patents/ the WIPO Worldwide Academy/ steps to success etc.
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O’Connell – Inside the Patent Factory.