Tag: Importance of IP for SMEs

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Relevance of IP to Business

This post was first published on 6th August, 2013.   It has been made amply clear in this column earlier that Intellectual Property (IP) can be an important tool for businesses to build, consolidate and grow. Having said that, considering the hype given to the subject, it is easy for a SME to misconstrue its potential and value. So, I wish to start this note by reiterating that IP is only one, among many layers that can form part of a company's…

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United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)

Nature of the company: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)   Why they approached us: Wanted to sensitize SMEs in Machine Tools, Plastics, and Foundry sectors on the role of IP in business. Required a comprehensive program to help cluster SMEs generate, identify, and protect IP, and use it to gain business value. Fields of SMEs: Machine Tools, Plastics and Foundry Sectors What did we do: Devised practical training programs, and organized seminars across India from Bangalore…

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