In this presentation, Robert Ford and John Harris, with contributions by Daniel Polonenko, address integrating IP protection with open innovation business practices. Some of the topics covered are:

  • What is Open Innovation
  • Innovation Ecosystem
  • Canadian IT Innovation Ecosystem
  • Business Models for Technology Commercialization
  • Closed Innovation, Open Source and Open Innovation
  • IP Protection
  • The Patenting Process
  • Where to File
  • Claim Breadth
  • How to Obtain a Desirable Claim Scope
  • What is "Patent Value"?
  • Steps to Commercialization of IP

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