Expert Insights: The “Division of Labor” in IP
October 22, 2013
October 22, 2013
Our team sat down with several industry experts to learn more about their unique perspectives on the patent system. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will showcase video excepts from these interviews in a blog series entitled Expert Insights. Each post will focus on one hot topic facing the industry and its impact on innovation.
Today’s Expert Insights post focuses on the “division of labor” in patent development and commercialization. Adam Mossoff, Professor of Law & Co-Director of Academic Programs at George Mason University School of Law, discusses the significance of incentivizing inventors and patent owners for the entire life of the patent, not simply valuing a patent once a product has been developed.
In the second video, Dhileep Sivam, Assistant Director of Commercial Development at Intellectual Ventures, explains how commercializing patents ensures inventors are compensated and also incentivizes them to continue the pursuit of invention.
This post is one of a five-part series of “expert insights” into the IP market from academics, consultants and IV employees. To read each of the posts in this series, see below:
Following our exhibition at Hannover Messe, IV co-founder and CTO Edward Jung discusses IV’s global footprint and the importance of invention around the world.Read More
Matthew Wahlrab is constantly thinking innovation. As a Manager of IP and Market Analytics at Intellectual Ventures working in the Invention Science Fund, he’s relentlessly looking for ways to help customers solve vexing problems.Read More
With deep and broad knowledge in the bio sciences and a focus on biotechnology, the subject of today’s staff spotlight, Gary McKnight, Ph.D., is always up-to-date on the latest scientific advances as he pushes to identify the next breakthrough.Read More