Category Patent

Value of Patents and the Endowment Effect

As research has shown, owners have an incentive to exaggerate the valuation of their property. This is true for all kind of property but is it also true for intellectual property? People are reluctant to part with their property, and…

Fortune 500 companies -bloggers appetite?

There are only a small number of bloggers among Fortune 500 companies. Hardly 15 percent of the Fortune 500 companies communicates with its consumers via blogs. This is the result of a study by Burson-Marsteller. From the survey, conducted in…

UEFA Euro 2008 and patents

Football is exciting for many, patents only for a few (probably readers of this blog included). So what have patents to do with football mania broken loose with the UEFA Europe 2008 tournament in Austria and Switzerland? Patents are by…