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Beyond portfolio optimisation – calculating the value of rightsizing

WEBINAR on Tuesday 28th April 2020

We hosted a webinar in conjunction with IAM at the end of April that looked at the key findings detailed in the Cipher Report on Portfolio Optimisation published in March 2020.

The key findings are:

  • Over $40 billion is spent on patents each year, but less than 20% of companies report that their portfolio is the right size.
  •  Most patent experts believe that a well-balanced portfolio reduces the threat of patent litigation.
  •  Patent strategy is scrutinised by the CTO, CFO or board in most organisations.
  • Organisations spend on average 9% of their patent budgets on strategic patent intelligence.Many organisations are facing scrutiny from senior executives across finance, technology and, in many cases, the board.

The webinar covered these findings in detail and also explored a proven statistical model that can help optimise patent portfolios or rightsizing of patent portfolios.

As companies are under greater scrutiny than ever, the approaches discussed in this webinar are key to balancing patent portfolios and withstanding the scrutiny of both patent strategy and the costs associated.

Your speakers were:

  • Nigel Swycher, CEO of Cipher
  • Steve Harris – CTO of Cipher
  • Niall McMahon – Head of Research at Cipher

Download the webinar slides

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Optimise your portfolio

Ensure you have the right portfolio to meet your strategic patenting objectives.

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Gather competitor intelligence

Understand who’s doing what by automating patent to technology mapping.

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Model cross licensing

Combine patent and revenue data to determine rational licensing outcomes.

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Manage your budget

Justify patent budgets and communicate the impact of your investment.

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Conduct due diligence

Automate manual reviews for efficient execution of M&A and licensing transactions.

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Tackle inbound patent assertion

Be prepared with evidence to create a fast and effective threat assessment.

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Benchmark your portfolio

Assess your portfolio in comparison to other owners through your technology lens.

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Monetise your portfolio

Identify opportunities to create value through licensing or sale of patent assets.

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Predict technology trends

Track new technologies and discover the unknown owners of future innovation.

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Understand the materiality of your threats to define your risk mitigation strategy.

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