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Technology and Intellectual Property Seminars (TIPS) is a lunch and learn series, designed for law firms, to increase awareness of different facets of patent management, assertion, and defense from a technology perspective.
You know patents from a legal perspective
We know them from a technology perspective
A winning partnership for your high-tech clients
TechInsights has prepared a number of educational programs that can be delivered via webinar when it is most convenient for your organization. Each program includes approximately 30 presentation minutes, and 30 minutes of Q&A with one of our technology IP experts.
TIPS presentations that are currently offered are described below. TechInsights will update this information as new presentation packages are available. Feel free to contact us any time with any questions, comments or suggestions.
Vehicles are becoming much more complex.
Auto-tech is experiencing change at almost unprecedented rates: as existing technologies are being adapted for use in the automotive sector, autonomous / aided driving tech is advancing rapidly, and electrification is creating new opportunities for the increased use of sensors and electronic controls.
New technology brings new patents, and in this relatively untested market it remains to be seen whether auto-tech will experience its own smartphone-style patent wars, or if lessons learned there will translate into enhanced protection through partnerships and savvier prosecution and monetization teams.
We have developed this program to provide an overview of technology-based patenting strategies in the modern automotive market.
This presentation will provide examples of information and strategies to prepare for the upcoming acceleration of automotive IP management and monetization.
"Black box reveal" is the term we use to refer to “the hard stuff” – technology that, for one reason or another, is difficult to analyze for evidence of use. These can be devices that are physically impossible to re-create, virtual environments, devices located in remote or impossible to access locations, encrypted devices, etc. Some sample use cases include:
Because of the complexity that can be involved in a black box reveal, the key deciding factors often cost, time, and likelihood of success. Generally speaking, if a thing can be built, it can be un-built (reverse engineered); what can determine if it should be is the potential benefit of the black box reveal to the current business need.
This program will address:
Patent Strengthening is a term we use to describe the different methods that can be applied during the prosecution to both maximize the usefulness of a patent once it grants, and to ensure your time and money are focused on your most valuable assets.
At a high level, there are four opportunities for patent strengthening:
Applying these practices in an advanced technology environment requires not only an in-depth understanding of the technology being described in the application, but the ability to pair that understanding with irrefutable, factual evidence.
This program includes discussion on when to gather in-depth technical evidence, examples of the types of evidence that can be produced through technical analysis, and methods to apply that evidence during prosecution to strengthen patents.