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Commercialising Trademarks

Posted by Marcus Shane on Monday, December 6, 2010, In : Intellectual Proerty Commercialisation 

About Trademarks.

 

A trademark is a fantastic business asset, but is usually a complementary asset to other intangible assets.  The other intangible assets (eg. Business method, system, process, product or service) usually form the core of the value transfer.  Without a core value delivery mechanism it is very difficult to leverage value from a trademark.

 

In my view, only established brands have the opportunity to leverage a trademark in isolation, there are some exceptions but they ar...


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Commercialising Government and Statutory Authority Innovation

Posted by Marcus Shane on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, In : Intellectual Proerty Commercialisation 
One of the key challenges in the commercialisation of government and statutory authority innovation is the measurement of success.

Metrics formed a key aspect of this presentation and the associated discussion.  The concept of impact vs commercial return was discussed and evaluated.  Furthermore the concept of measuring outputs of commercialisation without first referring to the inputs that a commercialisation team may have to work with were discussed.  A key element of creating successful com...
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Managing Intellectual Property in Government and Statutory Authorities

Posted by Marcus Shane on Wednesday, May 26, 2010, In : Intellectual Property Management 
This event was well attended by a broad cross section of Victorian Government departments.

Andrew Greaves, Assistant Auditor General, VAGO provided a brilliant overview on the 2005 Auditor General's report on Managing Intellectual Property in Government.  Some guidance was sought by departments on the threshold level at which intellectual property should be captured, and for what purpose.  Some high level direction on these issues was provided.  Additionally it emerged that the Department of ...
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Technology based Intellectual Property Valuation

Posted by Marcus Shane on Tuesday, May 25, 2010,
Discussion at this event centred on the topic of value (a whole subject in itself, and a passion of mine!)

The value discussion was a useful pre-curser to a structured approach to the valuation of technology based intellectual property. 

This discussion looked at the simple concept of property valuation and discussed the relevance of different perspectives on value.  A property has a number of different values, none right, and none wrong, but all relevant from their individual perspectives.
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About Me


Marcus Tarrant I have been specialising in the implementation of innovation for 20 years. My view in working with innovation is that it simply doesn't just happen. It really needs a prod along. It is hard work and takes a strong commitment to the end result. I developed the Innovation Catalyst seminar series to assist a broad range of professionals move their opportunities forward. I provide training, facilitation, structured processes and thought leadership to assist in making innovation happen. I have a fantastic son, Atticus who is 18 months old and provides a whole new way of looking at the world.

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