Cork, Ireland Or Eire (PressExposure) November 07, 2012 -- For many knowledge-intensive or technology-based start-up companies, the professional management of intellectual property (IP) is critically important. In fact, IP may be the main asset by which the value of a young company is determined and on which decisions to invest in the company are based - and so IP needs to be considered very early in the planning process.
The first eBook in the series, Protecting Your Innovation: Forms of Intellectual Property, sets intellectual property rights firmly in the context of commercialisation of innovative research and explains the various forms of protection available. PDF ISBN 9781846211287; ePub ISBN 9781846211294; Kindle ISBN 9781846211300. Price: US$7.99; £4.99; 5.99; CA$7.99.
The second eBook in the series, Patenting Your Innovation: The Process, covers the patenting process at national and international levels, as well as patent searching. It also looks in detail at the patent specification, explaining key information. PDF ISBN 9781846211317; ePub ISBN 9781846211324; Kindle ISBN 9781846211331. Price: US$7.99; £4.99; 5.99; CA$7.99.
The third eBook in the series, Managing Intellectual Property, looks at managing the development of intellectual property from concept through to exploitation, involving the steps of identifying, capturing and assessing the value of IP. Specifically covered are Codes of Practice, internal best practice procedures, IP Policies and IP audits. PDF ISBN 9781846211348; ePub ISBN 9781846211355; Kindle ISBN 9781846211362. Price: US$7.99; £4.99; 5.99; CA$7.99.
The fourth in the series, Disclosing Intellectual Property, examines the absolute requirement for novelty in the patenting process against the researcher's natural desire to publish their work and considers the dangers and impact of premature or unintentional disclosure. The use of invention disclosure forms also is covered. PDF ISBN 9781846211379; ePub ISBN 9781846211386; Kindle ISBN 9781846211393. Price: US$7.99; £4.99; 5.99; CA$7.99.
The fifth eBook, Due Diligence and Intellectual Property, looks at due diligence as a process that establishes the integrity, strength and value of IP. In particular, it looks at the key elements of due diligence, considering both the legal basis for IP and the level of IP protection. PDF ISBN 9781846211409; ePub ISBN 9781846211416; Kindle ISBN 9781846211423. Price: US$7.99; £4.99; 5.99; CA$7.99.
The sixth eBook in the series, Valuing and Licensing Intellectual Property, looks at the key methods of valuing IP, with a focus on its value in a licensing transaction. Topics covered include identifying what is being valued, valuation approaches, valuing a licence, negotiating a licence, licence terms and heads of agreement. PDF ISBN 9781846211430; ePub ISBN 9781846211447; Kindle ISBN 9781846211454. Price: US$7.99; £4.99; 5.99; CA$7.99.
The seventh eBook in the series, Forms of Agreement used in Managing Intellectual Property, looks at the most commonly used and important forms likely to be used in the commercialisation process: non-disclosure, confidentiality, material transfer, evaluation, contract research, exploitation, collaboration and consortium agreements. PDF ISBN 9781846211461; ePub ISBN 9781846211478; Kindle ISBN 9781846211485. Price: US$7.99; £4.99; 5.99; CA$7.99.
The eighth eBook in the series, Commercialising Intellectual Property, looks at developing an IP strategy, which in turn decides the levels and range of IP protection required by the business / research institution. A detailed technology evaluation leads to the development of a comprehensive technology transfer package for a licensing partner / IP sale or preparation for a campus company spin-out, as appropriate. PDF ISBN 9781846211492; ePub ISBN 9781846211508; Kindle ISBN 9781846211515. Price: US$7.99; £4.99; 5.99; CA$7.99.