Lesson 3: Relevant Considerations for an IP Strategy

IP Strategy Considerations

There is no such thing as an optimal IP strategy that applies universally and in all circumstances. A business may want to use its various IP rights to prevent others from replicating its products or services.  It may want to use its IP to generate revenue.  Alternatively, a business might want to use its IP to prevent others from asserting their IP against it. In fact, a business may want to do a multitude of these things at the same time or all of those things at different times. It is important for any business to proactively decide how it plans to use its overall IP portfolio as this decision may shape how it conducts itself and how it evolves.

An IP strategy should therefore be specifically tailored to the strategic goals of the individual business, having regard to things such as the following:

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