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IPEG Intellectual Property Expert Group is an IP consultancy based in Europe

Stickiness

No this blog is not about glue or adhesive. Rather, it looks at the degree to which the existing use of a product or service  – in this case a IP products or services – encourages it’s continued use as…

Trade Secrets

A trade secret is a formula, practice, process, design, instrument, pattern, commercial method, or compilation of information that is not generally known or reasonably ascertainable by others, and by which a business can obtain an economic advantage over competitors or…

Death of a Ringtone

How Nokia’s smartphone software strategy failed and ultimately killed the brand. Much has been written about the ups and downs of the cellular / mobile phone industry over the past 25 years, and particularly the smartphone industry in more recent…

Patent Valuation Indicators

Patents contribute to a company’s results, revenue, stock performance and reputation – they are one of the most important strategic assets for R&D-intensive firms. Patents have been highly influencing firms’ value in different ways, being at the same time a…

A Holistic Approach to Software Management

Computer software (or just software) is a general term primarily used for digitally stored data such as computer programs and other kinds of information read and written by computers. Today, this includes data that has not traditionally been associated with…