In an increasingly competitive and globalized world, the
need to differentiate and innovate in products and services offered
by a company is critical to the survival of the same in time. In
addition, customers and users are increasingly aware of the
implications that exist around the production and offer of said
products and services, in such manner that proper management of the
protection of knowledge generated by them will be a very valuable
tool for companies.
Questions such as: What are customers requiring?, How
can we fulfill these requirements?, What solutions are being
offered by our competitors?, What is the trend of the technology or
its associated services? may allow design research, development and
innovation (I+D+i) strategies directed to meet the needs of
customers and generate elements of differentiation.
Now, while marketing can shed light on the answer to the first
question (What are customers requiring?), Intellectual Property
becomes a very important ally for the entrepreneur to answer the
other questions. For example, technological surveillance will
answer the following questions: What solutions are being offered by
our competitors?, What is the trend of the technology or its
associated services?, thereby providing to the area of
R+D+I, a guide on the best way to dispose of
available resources, avoid duplication of effort and answer,
through the development of the R+D+i, the other question: How can
we fulfill these requirements? Finally, the fruits of these
activities may be protected by different Intellectual Property
mechanisms available, shielding the company from competitors.
Companies can access different mechanisms to protect their
intangibles. Trademarks, patents and industrial designs stand out,
but there are also trade secrets, copyrights, plant varieties and
designations of origin. Each company may, by managing the
protection, have a portfolio of intangibles adjusted to their
profile and needs, which may also be exploited in accordance with
the strategic guidelines and the respective corporate
Accordingly, the generation of knowledge and differentiation in
business should be associated with a permanent accompaniment of
Intellectual Property instruments, establishing in each step the
optimization of available information on the state of the art,
protection of results and the subsequent management of the
Why is it then Intellectual Property so relevant as a tool for
competitiveness and innovation in companies? In line with the
above, Intellectual Property allows the production of the elements
that give differentiating effects and therefore, represent an
economic return on the investment made in R+D+i. Also, since these
elements are goods, they can be managed, exploited, sold, licensed
and transferred, in response to a trading strategy. Finally, a
company that protects its intangibles generates an image of
seriousness and commitment to customers and other stakeholders.
A Clarke, Modet & Cº Brasil com o intuito de disseminar a importância da Propriedade Intelectual no ambiente inovador dentro das Universidades é uma das patrocinadoras do Desafio Unicamp de Inovação Tecnológica.
O evento idealizado pela Agência de Inovação Inova Unicamp é destinado a estudantes de graduação e pós–graduação e interessados em empreendedorismo tecnológico de todo país, e possui como objetivo principal gerar, através da competição de modelo de negócios, empresas de base tecnológica a partir da propriedade intelectual criada na Universidade.
No dia 04 de maio de 2017 a Clarke, Modet & Cº Brasil terá o prazer de realizar o Encontro Anual de Mulheres de PI, da AIPLA, no Brasil.
“The Annual worldwide Women in IP Networking Event” é um momento único, que conta com a participação de mulheres da área de Propriedade Intelectual, ou mulheres que estão envolvidas com o tema, em todo o mundo.
As participantes se conectarão com mais de 50 países ao redor do mundo, via teleconferência.
No Brasil, o evento acontecerá em São Paulo, no Sheraton WTC Hotel, das 18 às 20 horas, com um coquetel de encerramento até as 21 horas.
Nossa Diretora Corporativa de Serviços Técnicos e Jurídicos, Daniela Fasoli e outras mulheres representativas da área, falarão sobre os desafios e conquistas das mulheres de PI no ambiente empresarial e dividirão um pouco de sua experiência com os presentes.
Mexico is a civil law country, meaning that the Mexican system does not rely on stare decisis or considers case law as binding precedent. As a result, the Mexican intellectual property statues are significantly more detailed than their US compliments.
Current Intellectual Property Law No. 9,279 of May 14, 1996 and the TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) Agreement allow for patenting of pharmaceuticals in Brazil. Notwithstanding, in 2001, the Brazilian IP Law was amended and the prosecution of pharmaceutical patent applications changed substantially.
Owners of intellectual property (IP) have many ways to protect their valuable assets.
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