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If you are investing in developing IOT technology, most people know that they should protect their investment in intellectual property with patents, for example. I have posted about this here. However, many organisations don't have a patent strategy. I would be very interested in identifying the barriers. If you are in this space, please tell me what is stopping you from developing and executing a patent strategy.

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Three things rising IoT companies need to know

There are three things Rising IoT companies need to know: what technologies their competitors are developing, who might be a friendly acquirer (Google and Apple are frequent acquirers, for example), and  potential litigation risks. A patent analysis can answer these questions, and inform patent strategy. For example, developers of Bluetooth low energy (BLE) technology may benefit from knowing that: there are over 1000 patents filed and granted for this cent

Justin Blows

Justin Blows

 

IoT patent filing strategies

One aspect of a patent strategy is a foreign patent filing strategy. But were should patent applications be filed? Two selection criteria are a market's size and rate of growth. Germany, for example plans to put more digital solutions in their factories than the US does. Apparently: It would appear that a European patent application (which covers Germany) or a German national patent application would be a good idea for IoT solutions for predictive maintenance, autonomous ro

Justin Blows

Justin Blows

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