So you have an idea? Your first step should be to document, detail, and protect your idea. Your research and development efforts may need protection using patents or other forms of intellectual property. Don’t share your idea until you have done some patentability searching and prior art searching. You may need to do some patent mining and mapping as well.

The value Innovationedge provides not only includes an in depth and external analysis of the problem but also an assessment on the ramifications associated with implementing a particular plan. Most importantly, Innovationedge provides you with perspective: key information, strategic insights, and risk assessment.

Building a strong Intellectual Asset Strategy and Asset Portfolio is critical to maintain a prolonged competitive advantage with a product or service. Inventors are often surprised to find that just filing a patent is not enough to secure competitive advantage. We offer a broad array of intellectual asset solutions including tools for success you may not be aware of.