Duncan Bucknell

While recently reading a post at the excellent IAM blog about the acquisition of Core Wireless Licensing (a Luxemburg based company established by Nokia and holding 400 patents families related to...

This is a metaphorical question of course.  It represents another universal issue in strategy.  Renowned generals throughout history have shown a propensity to win great battles, but fail to win their...

For some reason the Google news about the acquisition of Motorola Mobility made me think of a song about nuclear proliferation written by Tom Lehrer for the 1965 album That Was...

If you look at past issues of IAM from the last 6 months you will see on average one article per month dealing with the topic of reputation management. And for...

In March, 50 well-known Chinese writers made an announcement against Baidu.com which provides a platform named Baidu Online Library for users to upload all kinds of literature including novels, business documents,...

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...

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...

Millions of dollars are invested every year in protecting new ideas through intellectual property – for many however the strength of these intellectual property rights is still largely misunderstood. Probably the...

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...

Some time ago, Bill Gates made an interesting statement about software piracy.  “As long as they are going to steal it (software), we want them to steal ours. They’ll get sort...