Services  

 

Customized proprietary services.
Helping early stage to Fortune 500.

 

Management & IP Consulting

Extract insights that are meaningful to your company from IP data and take action to align your IP strategy with your business strategy. Analyze, strategize, manage and create.

Innovation & Invention Programs

Identify new innovations via the crowd, online tools and specialized research and analysis. We work with senior operations executives to design and implement innovation initiatives within the organization, whether small or large.

Monetization Strategy

Define strategic options and navigate the many paths to IP monetization. We help companies strengthen their IP and explain its economic and strategic value to licensees, partners, acquirers, and shareholders.

IP & Innovation Software

Break the barrier in creation capabilities. Our innovation software ipCG Innovation Integrator allows you to quickly evaluate current IP portfolios as well as create and track new inventions from inspiration to categorization.

When actionable innovation and intellectual property (IP) strategies are aligned with your business needs, you can use IP to improve competitive advantage, define operational boundaries, expand and protect brand, generate licensing revenue, gain transaction leverage, and increase shareholder value. How will you use IP to maximize ROI from innovation?

Our engagements and software tools are structured to answer key business questions with solid data and analysis. The results give business, technical, marketing, and legal teams the ability to make sound decisions and obtain meaningful results. We seek to create collaborative partnerships that transfer skills and information to the client team during the engagement.




Service Highlights


Management & IP Consulting

Management & IP Consulting efforts often include some combination of:

Intelligence Services

  • Conduct the necessary research and analysis to inform your actions. Align your business issues with the content and direction of the competitive landscape, and the IP strategy will support your business objectives.

Strategy Services

  • Assess your company vision, mission and goals against the intelligence gathered, and a suite of IP tactics, to develop a data-driven IP strategy. Following the IP strategy process you come away with an implementa¬tion plan of portfolio projects, which may include a balance of process and capability development, IP creation, IP monetization, and intelligence investments.

Management Services

  • Develop processes and capabilities inside your organization to align your IP strategy and your business strategy, working closely with clients to develop and embed IP processes and management practices. These processes center around training within your organization, tactics for creating new IP and methods for IP monetization.

Creation Services

  • Build a strategic IP portfolio using best-in-class invention creation processes. Harvest, strengthen, invent, and document business-critical IP.

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INTELLIGENCE

ipBusiness IssuesSM

Document the greatest concerns to your business for clarity and consensus.

ipLandscape®

Capture your unique business issues in a framework for communications.

ipMiningSM

Strategically target and compile the right set of IP for your business concerns.

ipAnalytics®

Understand the business impact of IP trends in your space.

ipDimensional Scoring®

Uncover new revenue and cost savings opportunities through IP strength analytics.

ipDue DiligenceSM

Comprehensive analysis of external IP to better understand and inform investment or acquisition decisions.

STRATEGY

ipStrategy®

Get the most from your investment in IP by ensuring it aligns with your business goals.

ipLicensingSM Strategy

Design your licensing with the end in mind and create a compelling story for greatest market value.

MANAGEMENT

ipReview BoardSM

Ensure business alignment of invention disposition decisions.

IAM Process Installation

Ensure critical Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) processes are in place to execute your IP strategy.

Corporate Education

Build an engaged innovation and IP workforce that supports company growth.

CREATION

Invention ExpressSM

Rapidly create product or service inventions to fill strategic competitive or market gaps and serve to protect against potential disruption.

Alice ProofingSM

A service using experts to evaluate and rate the invention disclosures to eliminate the common pitfalls and provide solutions to Alice risk.

ipInterviewSM and ipDisclosure®

Describe and formally document your inventions in a consistent format.

Master ipDisclosure®

Broadens the documentation of inventions; facilitates the documentation of future ideas and related alternatives to the invention.

ipScan®

A one-day "Invention Harvesting" session resulting in an inventory of invention concepts for further action.

Invention on Demand®

A one-day targeted brainstorming process resulting in 20+ invention concepts with potential enablement.

ipNavigationSM

Proven 18-point framework used to guide your technical experts in inventing around key patents.


Innovation & Invention Programs

Innovation requires both strong process and quality data inputs to produce an actionable result. ipCG provides both of these necessary components.

  • Our groundbreaking "Virtualized Innovation" process delivers market-relevant, forward innovation concepts in a far shorter timeframe compared to traditional R&D and product development cycles.
  • ipCG's Patent Factory services rapidly convert ideas from virtualized innovation, or any other source, to a documented, enabled invention concept to file for IP protection.
  • Innovation support is available for varied company functions and sizes of entities, including tech transfer services, and independent inventors via "Napkin to Market."
  • Other innovation services include the powerful advantages of crowd searching and patent searching via ipCG Innovation Integrator.

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Virtualized Innovation Service

Finding new areas for innovation that can be protected, accelerating technological change and intensifying competition.

Crowd Innovation Services

Make the best innovation decisions by leveraging a growing crowd of over 30,000 researchers.

Patent Factory Service

Best-in-class method for creating quality patent documentation.

Technology Transfer Service

Bringing your technologies to the marketplace in the most efficient way possible.

ipCG Innovation Integrator Search Service

Search Current Patent Databases and Catalog Your Own Ideas.

Independent Inventors

A custom professional approach to help the independent inventor logically discern if their invention has ownership value, expansion opportunities and market appeal.


Monetization Strategy & Execution

Use your IP to create revenue for you. Unlock the value in both strategic IP and non-core IP. ipCG''s IP Monetization Strategy & Execution services plan and execute across a spectrum of monetization paths using all of our tools, methodologies, market experience, and partners, including legal and capital providers.

  • Architect your IP for licensing, Sale, JV, M&A, spin off, or another monetization path. Plan the attack for monetization and execute to realize the value.
  • Effectively find, negotiate and close deals. Triage the portfolio and analyze the IP, generate packages for each technology group, and execute transactions.
  • Effectively quadruple value of your IP. Find the leverage areas for new invention, then rapidly generate and document new IP using ipCapital Patent Factory.
  • Determine what your IP is worth in a license, merger, acquisition, capital raise, or strategic plan.
  • Effectively communicate this value in a compelling story to internal and external stakeholders.

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ipCapital Monetize ArchitectureSM

Architect your IP for licensing, Sale , JV, M&A, spin off, or another monetization path. Plan the attack for monetization and execute to realize the value.

ipCapital IP Transaction MethodSM

Effectively find, negotiate and close deals for licensing, Sale, JV, M&A, spin off, or another monetization path. Triage the portfolio and analyze the IP, generate packages for each technology group, and execute transactions.

ipMonetize Invent EnhancerSM

Effectively quadruple value of your IP for licensing, Sale, JV, M&A. Find the leverage areas for new invention, then rapidly generate and document using ipCapital Patent Factory.

ipStorySM

Maximize the transaction value of your innovations and IP through effective business communications.

Valuation and Business Modeling

What is your IP worth in a license, merger, acquisition, capital raise, or strategic plan?

ipLicensingSM Story

Effectively communicate the value of your IP in a compelling story to internal and external stakeholders.


IP & Innovation Software

Unlike other patent search tools on the market, ipCG Innovation Integrator is flexible in just how many features you can use for any given project. Use it as a simple "inventor's notebook", as an in-depth prior art analyzer, or to create complicated cross-maps showing you where your intellectual property efforts are best focused. Let ipCG Innovation Integrator change the way you work today.

  • Search Current Patent Databases
  • Catalog Your Own Ideas
  • Create Cross-Map Visualizations
  • Apply Data to Your Own Overlays
  • Powerful Charting and Visual Stats

 

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Search Service

Search current patent databases and catalog your own ideas.

Catalog Ideas

Create unlimited custom categories to file both prior art and your new ideas into.

Cross-Map Visualizations

Cross-maps that quickly show you where whitespace exists in current industry verticals.

Data Overlays

Place your cross map data upon your landscape overlay.

Charting and Visual Stats

Create charts for your custom categories, or use industry standard data points such as CPC codes or Inventors.