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Ocean Tomo Partners with TechNexus

Ocean Tomo has entered into a formal collaboration partnership with TechNexus, Chicago's venture collaborative, for accelerated development of propriety products and services supported by corporate partnership.

The focus of this collaboration will be to utilize Ocean Tomo's strategic processes and patent driven research to determine the field of opportunity -- areas where there is freedom to operate and likelihood to file patents to protect new solutions -- and TechNexus' entrepreneurial network to actually build solutions.

Ocean Tomo Insights: Evolving IP Market Series, Chapter 5

Risk management is an important, albeit under-emphasized, aspect of effective Intellectual Property (IP) management. This week’s chapter of the Evolving IP Market Video series, “What Can We Expect Next? Risk,” discusses the most prominent risks faced by patent owners in today’s market. 

As described in the video, the risks surrounding IP generally fall within four categories: 

Ocean Tomo Announces Trade Secret Management and Monetization Practice

Ocean Tomo has a long history of being one of, if not the very first company to recognize the importance of Intellectual Property (IP) as a growing asset class in new and unique ways.  Most notably, we made headlines in 2006 when we revolutionized the way in which companies monetize their patent portfolios by successfully organizing the first wave of IP public auctions.

Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index (OTPAT) Announces New Constituent Companies in Sixth Year of Trading

In today’s blog post, which coincides with the announcement of the 2011 Ocean Tomo 300® Patent Index (OT300) constituents, I would like to make special mention of three companies.

Chicago Ideas Week and the Power of Intellectual Capital

Last week I attended a few of the events put on by Chicago Ideas Week, Brad Keywell’s weeklong series of over 100 presentations by world-renowned speakers with the goal of creating “an ecosystem of innovation, exploration, and intellectual recreation.”

Jim Malackowski Travels to Participate in the World Economic Forum Summit on the Global Agenda 2011

World Economic Forum LogoIn my role as President Elect of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), and primarily as a result of interest in the upcoming LESI Global Technology Impact Forum and related Invent for Humanity™ Technology Transfer Exchange Fair, I was invited to join the Intellectual Property Global Action Council for the