Topics covered at this seminar include step by step practical guide to Strategic IP Planning, utilising a structured and rationalised IP strategy toolbox, competitive IP Analysis and market positioning. IP SWOT, align IP with R&D and business goals, performance benchmarking, measures and KPIs. IP planning as part of your daily role, presenting your plan persuasively.
Topics covered at this seminar:
Attendees will have access to some materials prior to the seminar (see documentation paragraph below). Approximately two hours will be required to read through and prepare for this seminar
Introduction and ice-breaker
IP strategy toolbox: theory
IP strategy toolbox: theory continued
IP strategy-making: introduction
Step 1: vision setting
Step 2: IP competition analysis
Step 3: IP SWOT development
Step 4: IP performance benchmarking and reporting
Step 5: The strategic plan – the outline
Getting buy-in from management for your strategic IP plan
Prepare your team’s IP plan presentation to management continued..
Present your plan to management
From case to reality
Reapply DIPS: lessons learned from others, plus how to cope with complexity in situations and explore flexibility in DIPS solution
The gradual approach
Reapplying (parts of) DIPS methodology to two real-life scenarios
Brief introduction to DIPS Online to learn how to handle a large number of strategy projects
Introduction to corporate planning where more than one product or business unit is involved
Corporate IP planning – practical case study session
Further implementation issues toward change
Final questions and recommendations
Comments by previous attendees include:
‘Very useful and interactive training’
‘Good overview and user-friendly toolkit for IP strategy development.’
‘Content useful in advising clients.’
Arnaud Gasnier is founder and CEO of Patentopolis BV. With 20 years experience in IP, he has practiced globally in various IP (patents, trademarks) departments and in various leading roles (Patent Attorney, Licensing Associate, Portfolio Manager, Associate General Counsel) for Swatch, Philips, adidas and Dutch contract research organisation TNO. He is Adjunct Teaching Fellow at University College London. In 2004-2008 he carried out a PhD research project (sponsored by the European Patent Office) on IP management (strategies and tactics, performance measurement, effective in-house interventions). Arnaud is a regular speaker at international conferences and the author of ‘The Patenting Paradox’. He holds a Master of Science in physics, a Master of IP law from a US law school, and an Executive MBA from London Business School. He is also a qualified European Patent Attorney. In 2015, 2016 and 2017 Patentopolis and Arnaud won IP Awards for best IP management, attributed by Acquisition International based on a survey among professionals in the industry. A practical and creative thinker with a multi-disciplinary mind-set, Arnaud enjoys working across borders in terms of disciplines and cultures, and assisting established firms, SMEs and ventures with fostering value creation and capture with IP for long-term benefits and growth.
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Dr Arnaud Gasnier is CEO and Founder of Patentopolis BV. He has practiced globally in various IP (patents, trademarks) departments and in various roles (Patent Attorney, Licensing Associate, Portfolio Manager, Associate General Counsel, Assistant Director) since 1997, e.g. for Swatch, Philips, adidas and Dutch contract research organization TNO. He is the author of ‘The Patenting Paradox’ and recently contributed to the last edition of ‘The Handbook of the European IP Management’.
This course qualifies for the following CPD programmes: