IP management in the era of Chinese IP offensive

China is with Huawei the king in patent filings in Europe. For the first time, a Chinese company files more patent application at the European Patent Office than any other company. This is the top of an iceberg and gives a clear signal how strong China is proceeding its way to become a high tech superpower. Chinese government has claimed that intellectual property is an important aspect of its strategic economic policy. Dr. Xiaopeng Zhao, Chinese licensed lawyer, received his […]

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MIPLM 2017-18 — 4th module on IP management organization and case study presentations

The organization of IP management within companies and between companies and service providers is a crucial success factor for innovation management. In the 4th module of the MIPLM in IP management, the participants were taught about the relationships between institutional economics and organizational structures, how context-dependent organizational structures are, and how IP management an IP departments should be organized in line with different objectives.

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MIPLM 2017-18 — 3rd module about innovation management and case study presentations

In March 2018, the MIPLM program proceeded with the 3rd module on innovation management and the integration of IP into the innovation process. The aim of this module was to lead to an understanding of the impact of different types of innovation and related management implications, including learnings about the characterization of disruptive innovation and the “Innovator’s Dilemma” according to Chesbrough.

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Proof of success: Empirical study of the 360° IP strategy for the Thermomix and its digital ecosystem

The 360° IP strategy for the Thermomix TM5 was consistently and systematically designed in such a way that it covers all key customer benefits in its proprietary IP portfolio. The TM5 is not just a market leader in terms of the physical device, but it is also a dominant design in terms of the entire ecosystem which surrounds it. This means that customer expectations are based on the features and the user experience of the TM5.

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New research project at MIPLM: Standardization on Intellectual Property Rights Management in era of worldwide legislative harmonization and of disruptive technology innovation

Formal Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), mainly including Patents, Trademarks and Design rights, play a key role in creation of competitive advantages for companies and in development of highly disruptive business models for industries.

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Innovation in medical technology for minimally invasive surgery: IP design as a leadership tool at W.O.M.

W.O.M. is the world leader in some areas of minimally invasive surgery. The company is a typical hidden champion in Germany. In the field of minimally invasive medicine, W.O.M. develops devices and accessories to enable doctors to operate with small incisions. The company develops and produces cameras, insufflators, medical pumps, and tubing, which simplify and facilitate diagnosis and treatment.

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New research project at MIPLM: Quality in IP management to improve innovation success for United Arab Emirates

Since their inception in 1971, the United Arab Emirates have established a consistent image as an icon for innovation and creativity, enhancing their social and economic status, and transforming into a primary destination for talents and businesses in record time.

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New research project at MIPLM: IP Strategies for Predictive Maintenance Services

During the last decade, the important decrease of sensors’ cost, and their miniaturisation enabled the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The latter can be defined as “an internet of things, machines, computers and people enabling intelligent industrial operations using advanced data analytics for transformational business outcomes”[1].

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