Monday, 17 December 2012

The dynamic nature of start-ups and IP strategy: When is it right to register a patent?

Are you a start-up currently contemplating on spending that cash on a patent application?  Have you recently been advised to file a patent application? Well, I hope you have had a deep thought on how that patent application would fit into the uncertain nature of your venture as well as the sector you operate in. The piece below titled, 'When Should a Start-Up Seek Patent Protection?' by Neil Wilkof, originally published on the IP Finance and reproduced here, seeks  case studies on the connection between the dynamic nature of start-ups and timing of their patent applications. Mr Wilkof writes: