Blogpost by Donal O'Connell, Chawton Innovation Services
The purpose of the present post is to inform you about a very interesting research report on IP exchanges, intermediaries and/or middle-men which is now available. The report should be of interest and of value to you and your colleagues, given the growing importance of IP and the increase in IP trading taking place.
Over recent years a number of new business models for making money out of Intellectual Property (IP) have emerged and along with them have come IP intermediaries, IP middle-men and IP exchanges. IP exchanges in particular may represent a “game changer” for IP trading; operating online they enable the listing, advertising and transfer of IP rights and attempt to make IP a more liquid asset class, enabling easier and rapid transferring of a wide range of intellectual property rights.
In addition, these intermediary business models also attempt to perform one or more services, or offer one or more products that seek to better connect IP creators and IP consumers. However the free flowing exchange or trading of IP is not yet a reality, but the trend is in this general direction, thus IP intermediaries and IP exchanges in particular clearly have a role to play here.
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About the author
Donal O'Connell is the Managing Director of Chawton Innovation Services. His company offers consultancy in the areas of innovation and intellectual property management. He has had a long career at Nokia for 21 years as a VP of R&D and a Director of IP at Nokia and wide experience in the wireless telecoms industry, having worked for periods in The Netherlands, UK, USA, Finland, and HK. His previous books are “Inside the Patent Factory” and “Harvesting External Innovation”.