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How to buy intellectual company?
[February 23, 2017 – 09:31 pm]
How to buy intellectual company?

As noted in a report from Ars Technica, the ITC’s import ban on Motorola Android devices is set to kick in tomorrow. It covers 18 Motorola products infringing patents related to Microsoft’s Exchange Active Sync technology. Motorola, of course, has the option to pay Microsoft to license the patent, as it has in the past, but the company told Ars in a statement that it plans to continue selling its flagship devices in the U.S. following tomorrow’s ban: “In view of the ITC exclusion order which becomes effective Wednesday with respect to the single ActiveSync patent upheld in Microsoft’s…

Explain corporate intellectual property
[February 11, 2017 – 09:21 pm]
Explain corporate intellectual property

In the wake of the recent defeat of ACTA in the European Parliament, the key questions are not just what the European Commission will now do, but what lessons the EU and US will learn from it, especially in the wake of the equally dramatic derailing of SOPA earlier this year. At the annual meeting of the Transatlantic Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Working Group in Brussels last week, both the EU and US agencies and rights holders let slip a few hints about what they are really thinking. Here, for example, is how the EU views the post-ACTA situation, as reported by Intellectual…

How to sell corporate intellectual property?
[February 9, 2017 – 09:19 pm]
How to sell corporate intellectual property?

Canadian Court Sides with Tech Giants Over Culture July 17, 2012 -- TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 07/17/12 -- The assault on Canadian culture and jobs, begun with the new copyright Bill (C-11), continued with the recent Supreme Court decision that awards some 30% of music download royalties to corporate tech giants and international music services. The Court cited technological neutrality as one of the reasons for the decision despite the fact that the economics in the digital delivery of music are not neutral and convey many profitable benefits to distributors, services…

Corporate resources acquitions
[February 7, 2017 – 09:15 pm]
Corporate resources acquitions

Coziron Resources (ASX: CZR) has been granted a trading halt by the ASX with the company having some very interesting pending news. Coziron requires the halt pending an announcement on the acquisition of three resource projects, with the company s shares placed in pre-open. The company has not yet announced any further details, but in the March Quarterly did note under the corporate section that it would seek shareholder approval for the acquisition of the Yarraloola Project (Fe Goethite / Hematite), Buddadoo Project (Fe Magnetite / VMS Cu / Zn) and the King X Project (Manganese)…

Explanation of intellectual property
[February 3, 2017 – 09:12 pm]
Explanation of intellectual property

Legal pitfalls in using and editing graphics. If someone has taken a photo, made a movie, drawn a drawing, or made some graphics (on their computer); then they have the copyright to their works That means the image can be used anywhere but people don t have the right to say that the image is theirs unless it actually belongs to them. People also havent go the right to modify it in any way because it would still mean that the image is copyrighted. This image has been taken from DeviantArt to show that its a copyrighted image because you can see the mark underneath the image…

Price determination of human capital
[February 1, 2017 – 09:10 pm]
Price determination of human capital

(Photo of Santa Cruz by Cortto) An interview with Chris Cooper, IBM UK Architect for Smarter Cities My colleague Chris Cooper was recently appointed as IBM UK’s Architect for Smarter Cities. For many years Chris has helped IBM’s customers and partners in the transport industry build smarter systems with positive social and environmental impact; so he came to his new role with a wealth of experience. Chris wrote a great paper a couple of weeks ago on the important connections between transport, open data and social mobility (it’s available here, though you need a subscription…

Explain financial capital
[January 30, 2017 – 09:08 pm]
Explain financial capital

Job Category: Finance Location: Redmond, WA, US Job ID: 802301-86008 Division: Finance Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business is revolutionizing entertainment. IEB has a rich set of entertainment products like Xbox 360, Xbox Live, Zune Marketplace, and more with a highly active and engaged customer base. Our newest innovation, Kinect, has sold over 19 million units since its launch in November of 2010. The set of services making up the Xbox Live cloud is optimized around social, casual and hardcore gaming, and modern entertainment experiences. We're fun. We're…

Evaluation of structural capital
[January 26, 2017 – 08:57 pm]
Evaluation of structural capital

Signs of visible progress are being seen at Helix Charter High School where the future home of the Performing Arts Complex is being erected. Turner Construction Company, Hughes Marino CM, and Summit Builders are working alongside LPA, Inc. and the Grossmont Union High School District to create the District’s first ever Performing Arts Complex (PAC). The project consists of the 34, square foot PAC building and site and parking lot improvements. The PAC building will provide Helix Charter HS with a new dance studio accompanied by supporting dressing rooms and locker rooms; also…

What is organizational capital structure?
[January 24, 2017 – 08:49 pm]
What is organizational capital structure?

Hello Pals! I am Barbara who has got married to a software person named Kevin. Since, I too completed my career in Information Technology, my hubby liked to join me in his new concern. So, we both are working at present and leading a happy lifestyle. Actually, we are living in a tenant home at present and are planning to purchase a land from our earnings. So, we are searching for some of the best real estate brokers who can understand our need and can locate a place according to our taste. Surprisingly, due to my interest and dedication in my work, I got a hike in my salary…

How to sell unidentifiable intangibles?
[January 20, 2017 – 08:41 pm]
How to sell unidentifiable intangibles?

A common-ground for all homeowners who are considering selling their house would be to receive the highest possible price. Yielding the most money from selling your home, possibly the largest investment an individual will own, can be achieved by the realtor following a few procedures. These simple but important variables will make a large impact on the amount returned from your home. Knowledge Of The Supply And Demand Theory Every tangible or intangible, product or service, abides by the supply and demand theory; a home is no exception. The theory states that the price is determined…

Acquisition of organizational intellectual property
[January 16, 2017 – 08:28 pm]
Acquisition of organizational intellectual property

By: RH Go Daddy acquires Outright.com. Warren Adelman CEO had this to say on the acquisition of Outright.com: It is my great pleasure to announce that the talented professionals at Outright.com have accepted our offer to join the Go Daddy family. Go Daddy is dedicated and passionate about helping small businesses grow. Outright helps entrepreneurs manage their finances, giving them time to focus on growing their business. When we first began discussing a possible collaboration, we found ourselves finishing each other’s sentences. Go Daddy’s partnership with Outright just felt…

Acquisition of organizational learning
[January 14, 2017 – 08:28 pm]
Acquisition of organizational learning

What are the tools of organizational learning? As I’ve stated in a previous blog post, a high performing organization needs a comprehensive approach to learning and a set of tools to facilitate learning. A training program, or an educational event, or even a CEO’s speech about the importance of learning is not enough. Continuous learning requires continuous learning interventions that encourage and facilitate knowledge acquisition and application to the workplace. An online leadership course is nice but it will have little to no effect if not integrated with a long-term learning…

Price determination of relational capital
[December 29, 2016 – 07:50 pm]
Price determination of relational capital

There seems to be a never ending slew of articles in various publications of late highlighting the internationalization/expansion of one law firm or another. Given the patchy record many firms have had in internalization success, I thought the timing right to share an excerpt of a chapter on law firm expansion and internationalization from my recent book: Developing a Profitable Practice in Asia (Ark, 2010). Comments as always welcome. Winners and Losers in Internationalizing Professional Services Firms: Overall, much evidence shows that the degree of success a firm will have…

Selling unidentifiable intangibles
[December 25, 2016 – 07:44 pm]
Selling unidentifiable intangibles

What Are Intangible Assets? The International Valuation Standards Committee defines intangible assets as “…assets that manifest themselves by their economic properties; they do not have physical substance, they grant rights and privileges to their owner; and usually generate income for their owner.  Intangible Assets can be categorized as arising from Rights, Relationships, Grouped Intangibles, or Intellectual Property .[i] Probably the briefest definition was provided by the FASB: …assets (not including financial assets) that lack physical substance.[ii] Per the FASB, intangible…