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Explain intangibles
[January 4, 2016 – 04:18 am]
Explain intangibles

Michael D. Moberly June 27, 2012 Context…today, 65+% of most company’s value, sources of revenue, and ‘building blocks’ for growth and sustainability directly evolve from intangible assets  usually, intellectual property.  One must, and I might add, correctly conclude then, that proportionately, similarly increasing percentages of (global) business transactions will involve either the buying, selling, or trading of intangible assets and IP. As intangible assets become more recognizable and play more integral roles in business transactions, their value and exposure (vulnerability)…

Explanation of intangible assets
[November 29, 2015 – 12:25 am]
Explanation of intangible assets

Down the industry giants in China Suzhou Yalu Holdings Co., Ltd., not only in the down jacket market is still all-powerful , its high-end men’s , women in the market also shows a strong momentum of development , investment in mining , real estate, chemical industry the business is equally remarkable . Therefore, in this year’s Jiangsu International Fashion Festival Fair Yalu to freely Shao Shunv wear brand is quite worth the wait . By bringing together of the Garment Association of Jiangsu Province , the author interviewed the Yalu freely Division General Manager Liu Yajuan…

Intangible assets reporting
[November 27, 2015 – 12:17 am]
Intangible assets reporting

The recognition that in the new knowledge based economy intangible (knowledge and intellectual) capital is a major driver of firm value has been demonstrated over the last decade in the capital market valuations of technology-based companies. Equally, the major challenges in identifying, measuring, valuing and reporting these assets is demonstrated by the collapse of the market values of technology companies over the last two years in the face of world economic slow down. This conference will provide the opportunity for academics, corporate managers, in particular, managers…

How to sell patent?
[November 25, 2015 – 12:12 am]
How to sell patent?

Even if the dispute with Apple and FlashPoint has not been fully resolved by the time of the final sale of the patent assets Kodak may still be able to proceed with the sale if they establish “adequate protection” under the Bankruptcy Code for Apple and Flashpoint at the time of sale. Kodak’s adequate protection could take many forms depending on the value of any remaining alleged interests, the amount of the sale proceeds, and other factors. Alternatively, the Bankruptcy Court also authorized Kodak to sell the patents subject to Apple and FlashPoint’s claims, if mutually agreed…

Unidentifiable assets reporting
[November 22, 2015 – 10:04 pm]
Unidentifiable assets reporting

NEWS » by Latifah Muhammad July 17, 2012, 14:55pm One official at the U.S. Treasury Department wanted to pay for intercourse so bad that he was willing to risk his jobs to do it. Investigators at the Treasury’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that employees were engaged in several unethical –and possibly criminal—practices including accepting gifts from corporate executives, and looking for prostitutes on Craig’s List, according to a report posted on a website created to reveal agency responses to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The document blew the lid…

Explanation of organizational learning
[November 18, 2015 – 09:39 pm]
Explanation of organizational learning

JOB DESCRIPTION: OPENGOV HUB COMMUNITY MANAGER Organizational Description Global Integrity ( is an innovation lab that produces high-quality research and creates cutting-edge technology to advance the work of a global network of civic, public, and private reformers pursuing increased transparency and accountability in governments. In addition to our core team, we collaborate with a global network of more than 1, 300 in-country contributors and partners who take our technologies, tools, and information to where they are most useful – the local level. The organization has won…

What is Trade Marketing Plan?
[February 18, 2013 – 11:45 pm]
What is Trade Marketing Plan?

In 2013, we are facing a whole new paradigm in digital marketing. The past 18 months have seen a shift in consumer habits in respect to devices and technology platforms that is now all but complete. But, surprisingly, many campaigns are still failing to succeed in the ‘final mile’ of connecting with a consumer. At a recent conference in the US, the lack of mobile device quality engagement was squarely blamed on the agencies and intermediaries sitting between the brand and the consumer – those who are supposed to be the experts and the wise guiding hand in generating brand awareness…

What is Trade Marketing activities?
[December 13, 2012 – 01:15 am]
What is Trade Marketing activities?

The successful candidate will support the National Sales Manager in ensuring that monthly reports on the Key Account Performances including competitor activity; develop and communicate volume targets and device incentive programs and accounts activity plans to assist with the achievement of these targets within the agreed budget and timelines.   Key Responsibilities: General Key Accounts Management. Protect and grow key account market share and manages the general performance of these customers. Oversee the management of key customers to achieve budget, looking at issues and…

What is Trade Mark Law?
[August 23, 2011 – 09:43 am]
What is Trade Mark Law?

A trade mark ( trademark or trade-mark ) is a distinctive sign used to identify original products or services. T rade mark   symbols: ™ – unregistered trade mark ℠ – unregistered service mark used to promote or brand services ® – registered trademark A trade mark could be a name, word, phrase, logo, symbol, design, image, or a combination of these elements. The owner of a registered trade mark may commence legal proceedings for trademark infringement to prevent unauthorized use of that mark. When a trade mark is used in relation to services rather than products, it may sometimes…

What is Patent-able?
[January 4, 2013 – 07:18 pm]
What is Patent-able?

Over the years there has been a widespread growth in the used video games market. In 2008 Gamestop reported that their revenues from pre-owned video game sales was $2.026 Billion. In 2011 revenue grew to $2.620 Billion. The attractiveness of the used-game market to customers, and the resultant loss of revenue to developers,  has been an issue for video game developers and publishers. In a recent blog on #AltDevBlogADay,  titled “I Feel Used, ” a Volition video game developer discusses how the used game market hurts development companies even going as far as to say that the used…

What is patentable US?
[January 24, 2013 – 06:17 pm]
What is patentable US?

The protracted battle over the patenting of the BRCA breast cancer mutations witnessed another volley in late November the Supreme Court granted certiorari (in part) to take up the case against Myriad Genetics, the Utah-based biotechnology firm who holds the patent. The case stands to have a major impact on the emerging field of personalized medicine, where physicians armed with complete genetic data on patients can tailor treatment plans to match an individual’s specific physiology. The patent system has long upheld the idea that “laws of nature” cannot be patented, however…

What is Patent Term?
[January 28, 2013 – 12:42 pm]
What is Patent Term?

Valuation analysts and IP managers solving for the expiration date of a patent have been given some help by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, USPTO, which announced the development and release to the public of a new calculator that estimates the expiration date of a utility, plant or design patent. The term of a patent is important in that it provides the specified period for infringement: meaning, in general, only for the term of a patent, whoever without authority makes, uses, offers to sell or sells the patented invention within the United States, or imports…

What is Patent Term Adjustment?
[February 2, 2013 – 05:55 pm]
What is Patent Term Adjustment?

Younger patent attorneys and many clients are not aware that the period during which a patent remains in force (the patent term) was at one time 17 years from the date of issue rather than 20 years from the filing date of the patent application. The change was made in Section 534 of Pub. L. 103-465, so that “the term of a patent granted on an application filed on or after June 8, 1995…shall be measured from the filing date of the earliest filed application.” The result is that under the current law, every patent application absorbs all delays that are caused either by the U.S…

What is patent priority date?
[January 25, 2013 – 02:54 pm]
What is patent priority date?

Patent novelty requirements and new US law   To be patentable, an invention has to be new and inventive. In this article, we investigate absolute novelty and relative novelty in respect of a patentable inventions and the concepts of first-to-file and first-to-invent.   Absolutely novelty   Most countries or regional patent filing systems require that an invention, to be patentable, should be absolutely new. Absolute novelty means that the invention should not have been known to the public anywhere in the world, in any manner, immediately prior the earliest patent application…