Silicon Valley Business School

Patent Strategies: Patent Monetization
Free Extracts from the Patent Strategies Course
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The book, Patents, Cloaks & Daggers, written by David Smith, explains the role of patents in business today, discussing the strategies adopted by corporate decision-makers involved in various aspects of the patent wars with special emphasis placed on the high-tech sector and the patent trading marketplace.

  • Video ~ Monetizing Your Patents
This voice narrated slideshow looks at various methods of patent monetization.

PDF slides for the learning material titled: " Video ~ Monetizing Your Patents”.

  • Video ~ Do Patents Make Products?


Innovative new ideas often come from small independent inventors, but frequently need the resources of large corporations to bring them to market. Successful commercialization of new products requires a combination of finance, management, sales, marketing capabilities, perseverance and not an insignificant amount of luck.



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