I don't usually pay attention to events put on by the Vancouver Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society but next week's luncheon speaker caught my eye. Paul Kedrosky of Ventures West will be sharing his perspective on Intellectual Property value in a presentation titled
Intellectual property verges on a fixation in some quarters. With examples growing of IP locking competitors out of markets, creating immensely profitable license streams, and generally becoming increasingly economically valuable, corporations, research institutes, and universities all now look at their IP portfolio, current and pending, as a source of needed income. The trouble is, they're mostly looking at IP the wrong way!
For those of you that haven't heard of Kedrosky, he's a venture capitalist, media personality, blogger, and entrepreneur. Locally, he's a venture partner with Marqui, a marketing automation software firm, and