The number one goal of intellectual property is to transform it into money making products and services. Every day you wait to do something with your IP, it costs you money – in legal fees, lost opportunities or unrealized income. But if you don’t map out a strategy and plan of how to get there, your odds of succeeding are low.
What’s the best way to find and pitch a company about licensing your intellectual property? Let’s begin with a way that doesn’t work – cold calling. It’s very difficult and companies are constantly being bombarded by cold calls. One of the best and faster ways is meeting companies at trade shows.
Protecting your intellectual property takes time. Especially if it is a patent. Waiting to get your complete patent application through can take up to three years. What do you do in the meantime? Spending too much time and money trying to get everything complete on your patent protection could cost you revenue opportunities. If your IP works and is market ready then it’s time to take action.
Just because you invented a new product or got a patent, doesn’t mean it’s “licensable”. To make it licensable, you must take certain actions with your IP. Not just any actions, but the right actions. In this article, you’ll learn about the 5 most important actions that are the inside secrets to making your IP licensable.
The fastest way to get a licensing deal is to make sure you’re taking the right steps. But most people wind up frustrated because the fail to follow the licensing …