Examine the three key initial questions that are vital for deciding next steps: Should a patent application be filed? Should the invention be marketed to existing companies or be used to develop a spin-out company? And, what is the potential value of the invention?
Discover how to give a new idea the best chance of commercial success, by following a programme of systematic steps and guidelines covering product development, business set-up and intellectual property.
Explore how patents can be valued using a number of different methodologies and how the output from these analyses can be used for negotiations, licensing, raising funding or measuring R&D performance.