A Quick Quiz: Do you have what it takes to realize the potential of a new innovation or IP asset?

By Mary Adams We had a really fun opportunity offered to us late last year. It came from an unexpected source but we were thrilled to do it. The opportunity was to build a “QuickScan” for business professionals to analyze the strength of a business opportunity. The request came from the folks at Transfer Pricing Associates, […]

IP and IC — the same thing or not?

By Mary Adams Intellectual property (IP) is a term that is usually used to refer to specific types of structural capital that enjoy special legal status. These include patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Each of these categories has a specific body of law associated with it. Patents have to be approved by a national […]

Trolls Are Capitalists Too

By Mary Adams My work with Intangible Capital intersects with the field and practice of intellectual property (IP). In conversations about IP, especially in my monthly programs at the Intangible Asset Finance Society, trolls are a frequent topic of discussion. In fact, some colleagues from IAFS and I ran a workshop about modeling IP-intensive businesses […]