Duncan Bucknell

Classical strategy shows that the most successful organizations in any professional discipline tend to assemble good people, ideas, and tools in that order of priority.  This makes sense when you think...

Another quick excerpt from the new book, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Chemical Inventions: World Protection and Exploitation published by Oxford: “It is quite common in the fields dealt with in this text for...

Whether a CIPO, IP Business Manager, Chief IP Officer or other title, what are the key attributes that individual needs to be successful when tasked with developing and implementing a coordinated...

Some say that the journey towards success is like climbing a ladder.  Others have said that the problem is that many seem to have their ladder up against the wrong wall. ...

Looked at through the lens of another profession, we can often see truths about the IP professional that we may not otherwise see.  Selling is one of those other professions that...

Another quick excerpt from the new book, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Chemical Inventions: World Protection and Exploitation published by Oxford: “There are many aspects to the field of confidential information which vary, sometimes subtly, between...

On a day in 1970, a well-known comic strip called Pogo had environmental protection as its subject for the day.  Upon seeing the environment littered with trash, the character Pogo stated,...

It ought to be a given that the IP portfolio should align with the salient benefits that salespeople for the associated products and services sell.  For example, if salespeople use safety...

IP outsourcing is becoming the norm and not the exception, especially for large multi-national companies.  The three benefits of IP outsourcing sought are: Lower operational costs (lower salaries overseas) Greater proficiency...

Another quick excerpt from the new book, Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Chemical Inventions: World Protection and Exploitation published by Oxford: “A tie-in clause requires the licensee or acquirer of an intellectual property right...