Tag: SMEs

Intellectual Property

Nature of Business and IP

This post was first published on 6th August, 2013.   In the last column, addressing the relevance of IP to business, I pointed out that assessing the value of IP to a business requires a multi-factorial approach. Among others, the nature of business forms one of the fundamental factors for the said analysis. Businesses are of different types, and so are forms of Intellectual Property. Therefore, integrating the two, not surprisingly, requires the right mix and match to maximize value. For an…

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Intellectual Property

Simple Steps to Plug IP Drainout

This post was first published on 6th August, 2013.   Start-ups and SMEs are often focused on building business and staying afloat in the competitive market that more often than not they miss out on taking simple measures that can go a long way in protecting their IP that forms the crux of their business, from people who deal with it every day. Signing of appropriate employment agreements is one among many such simple steps in safeguarding IP and is extremely important for…

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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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An Interview : Mr. Somashekar Ramakrishna

Through Sinapse’s “Young Intellectuals” feature, we bring to you interviews with young Intellectual Property professionals, who are making a big difference in the Indian and Global Intellectual Property road-map. You could get a glimpse into the progress of the IP world, looking through their eyes. In this edition we bring to you Mr Somashekar Ramakrishna, Partner at Banana IP Counsels.   Interviewer: Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala Mr. Ramakrishna is a Partner and manages the Mechanical/Automotive patent division and prosecution division at BananaIP Counsels. Previously,…

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