perspective on risk management is using patenting in a
market context. The traditional use of patents as an
instrument to exclude others in producing is being complemented
and replaced by a more market oriented use of the right. Here the patent
instrument is used in to "trade" (technical) knowledge for
other private knowledge. The aim being to create market
access in a particular market (country) for a particular
hi-tech product or service.
aspects of patenting and intellectual property in
general as are brought into use here. Patenting is becoming a
business like any business with "products" and "services".
By trading these rights - often through complex cross
licensing deals - risk can be mitigated or transferred
from actors to others to reduce risk in for example the
portfolio management and other techniques like business
intelligence forms the basis of a company's systematic
business use of its corporate wide technical capabilities.
financial aspects of patenting allow companies to trade
these rights in financial markets.
IKU helps its clients to identify the commercial risks and package them so they can be managed via economic markets,
in this case through the patent instrument.
IKU advises companies on:
patenting, IT and financial solutions to develop a
successful business, now and into the future.