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Innovation Culture Development

  • Developing innovation culture in small and large teams
  • Training to embed IP thinking in staff at all levels
  • Establishing communities of interest for peer learning transfer
  • Coaching/mentoring in IP and innovation

IP Commercialisation

  • Developing commercialisation strategies for new-to-market products and technologies
  • Integrating IP tools to deliver business plans
  • Market development and business development planning

R&D Management

  • R&D project portfolio management
  • R&D management in small and large organisations
  • Best-practice innovation management processes
  • Benchmarking and auditing of R&D processes
  • Out-sourcing R&D from external providers
  • Contract negotiation and management

Technology Transfer

  • Assessing commercial quality of potential IP acquisitions
  • Tactics for negotiating licences for technology transfer to an external party
  • Managing receipt of in-licensed technology from external parties

Intellectual Property “Architecture”

  • IP policy development & implementation
  • Procedures for IP capture, commercialisation and maintenance for effective innovation
  • Developing organisational structure for IP asset management
  • Integrating IP imperatives to provide a best practice stage-gate innovation management process

Technology IP Asset Management

  • Strategies and tactics for IP asset management across diverse technologies
  • Advice on commercial aspects of patent prosecutions and patent maintenance
  • International strategies for technology IP portfolios
  • Processes for trade secrecy management

Strategic Planning and Strategy Development

  • Assessing IP and technology impacts for organisational strategic planning
  • Development of technology plans for large and medium-sized entities
  • Development of business strategic plans for technology-based companies

IP Commercial Risk Management

  • Commercial aspects of managing freedom to operate (FTO)
  • Commercial aspects of opposing patents in NZ and overseas jurisdictions
  • Business actions to secure freedom to operate