Just a reminder about the Open IP reading group this week – we look forward to seeing you on Wed 15 Nov, 12.00-14.00 in Seminar room SG2 in the Alison Richard Building. A light lunch will be served from 13:30 for informal discussion to continue after the meeting. All welcome!
Topic of this week: Open IP and freedom to operate, innovate and appropriate
Details available here: http://www.crassh.cam.ac.uk/events/27430
Really interesting set of IP case studies for SMEs released by the EPO.
Quelle: EPO – SME case studies
If you are involved in any university-industry collaboration please consider participating in our research project that we run together with colleagues from TU Darmstadt in Germany.
A short piece in The Conversation on our research about OpenIP strategies and sustainability: How a open approach to patents could help build a sustainable future
Please consider submitting papers to the special session at the RnD Management Conference 2017 in Leuven organized jointly with Elisabeth Eppinger on „Intellectual property management for sustainable innovation“. Extended abstracts are due on 1 February. Submission details to be found here.
Direct link: http://kuleuvencongres.be/rnd2017/articles/abstract-submission
Pleased to announce a fully funded EPSRC scholarship to support one PhD student with research focusing on „OpenIP strategies for emerging technologies“ starting in October 2017. The student will work with Dr. Frank Tietze at the Centre for Technology Management, who runs the Innovation and Intellectual Property Management research group. The application deadline is 31 January 2017. Further details available here.
Applicants from the UK are eligible for a full award covering university and college fees and a maintenance allowance. Applicants from the EU are eligible for a fees-only award unless they can be deemed a home student, i.e. have been permanent residency in the UK for the 3 years preceding October 2017. Unfortunately, overseas applicants are not eligible for this particular scholarship.
No. 10 in 2016 just got published on Open IP strategies for sustainability transitions. Read it here.
News from Cambridge businesses. Network members upload news here about their products, services and achievements.
Quelle: Making sure it’s win-win: the IP issues when large and small firms join forces – Cambridge Network
Yesterday we had the pleasure to testrun our IP strategy game for the first time with a large group of 20 innovation professionals. Thanks to all participants from the Open Innovation Forum run by IfM ECS. The game aims to educate on IP challenges and related IP management concepts in cllaborations and open innovation projects. We look forward to more testruns in the months to come.
Quite a good and insightful illustration of patent wars in the mobile phone industry (although a bit out of date). Have a look here.
Spotify hires Microsoft general counsel and longtime head of intellectual property Horacio Gutierrez as its top lawyer. Read more here.
The upcoming Strategic IP Forum next Tuesday, 8.12.2015 at the IfM will feature a panel session with IP experts on the role of IP in social enterprises. Do come along if you are one of the numerous social enterprises in and around Cambridge and put your questions forward to our experts: http://www.ifm.eng.cam.ac.uk/events/sipf-december/
Here is another blog quite relevant for IP issues: http://ipkitten.blogspot.com