Duncan Bucknell

A Holiday party treasure hunt this month became a reminder about how winning a game also depends upon understanding exactly what game you are playing.  This treasure hunt game involved finding...

Another universal principle of strategy appears in historical manuscripts as “Lure the Tiger Out of the Mountain.”  The idea is to entice your adversary to fight on your terms, here presuming...

The surest way not to be sued for IP infringement is to not infringe.  While this does not guarantee that you will avoid some IP assertions anyway, having not actually infringed...

Of course following the ideal solution noted in mistake #31 and applying it to IP enforcement fights, a strategist can certainly achieve the complete opposite of the ideal solution.  This would...

The ideal solution provides all the intended benefit of a solution without any drawback.  Given this in an IP illustration, the ideal solution for patent enforcement is to have all the...

As we announced in our earlier post, Think IP Strategy is launching a new book, The Defense of the Mieza HChip.  Here is a little bit about the book, from the...

Think IP Strategy is launching a new book, and here is a post about it…from the back cover. The difference between winning and losing intellectual property strategies are often subtle. Adopted...

There has been an ongoing debate in strategy circles about whether good strategies are designed from the top down or the bottom up. Do great products and business models like that...