Author Archive

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

authoredThis article examines the relationship between patent management and indicators of a firm’s financial and patenting performance. The empirical analyses are based on a sample of 158 technology-based firms from the US and Germany across multiple industries. The article sums up the results of the analyses as such:

  • Patent protection management and patent information management are positively correlated with a firm’s level of financial profitability and the strategic and financial impact of its patent portfolio
  • The two aspects of patent management are key to determining the level of value a firm can create from patents
  • A firm’s technology strategy moderates the relationship between patent protection management and a firm’s performance

How to Create Commercial Value from Patents: The Role of Patent Management

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Friday, May 13th, 2016

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Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

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James Conley’s Photo Gallery

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

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James G. Conley’s Gallery

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

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WIPO program

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Keynote Speaker

Otto Beisheim School of Management WHU

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Content

Value Articulation: A Framework for the Strategic Management of Intellectual Property

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Study on Patents and the Public Domain II

Friday, September 4th, 2015

How to Develop a Successful Technology Licensing Program

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Friends of the Court: Using Amicus Briefs to Identify Corporate Advocacy Positions in Supreme Court Patent Litigation

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Inventing Brand: Opportunities at the Nexus of Semiotics and Intellectual Property

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Faculty of the Year selections in 2014 and 2015 in Master of Product Design & Development Program

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Invited Author for WIPO White Paper on Patents and the Public Domain in Geneva, Switzerland

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Best Teacher Award in Master of Science Program

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Charter Fellow of National Academy of Inventors® inducted on February 22 2013

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Kellogg Certificate of Impact recipient for teaching Intellectual Capital Management in AYs 2011 & 2012

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Appointed to serve on the United States Department of Commerce Patent and Trademark office advisory committee (TPAC) August 11, 2008 to August 2nd again from September 3rd 2009 to September 3rd 2012

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Recognized reviewer of Elsevier Journal

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Kellogg Certificate of Impact recipient for teaching Intellectual Capital Management

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

Inventing Brand: Opportunities at the Nexus of Semiotics and Intellectual Property

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

James Conley Photo Gallery

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

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Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

authoredThe journal attempts to reconcile the logic of strategy, intellectual property, brands, and semiotics to inform design management by developing a framework that finds visual equities at the intersection of strategy and brand meaning.


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Intellectual Property for Entrepreneurs

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

This course addresses what entrepreneurs need to know to secure and leverage the intangible, knowledge based assets of their business. The course begins with a survey of various intellectual property forms for inventions, original expressions, source identifiers/brands and confidential information etc. and how they can be used to build a unique selling proposition. We explore the cost effective paths to registering these intangibles as patents, copyrights, trade marks, or securing same as trade secrets. Methods for leveraging IP ownership to realize investment and or exit from the business are reviewed. Case studies explore entrepreneurship challenges in the electronics accessories, sound engineering, and consumer durable contexts.

Monday, June 9th, 2008

authoredThe article discusses the strategic use of intellectual property rights specifically trademarks by Apple to take hold of the competitive market for media players.

Business for Scientists and Engineers

Friday, June 6th, 2008

This course helps in developing the business acumen to advance a student’s life’s work. In this collaborative program, students gain skills in marketing, leadership, finance and other management areas to build on their expertise in science or engineering. Covering topics such as taking innovation from bench to market, launching a startup, managing intellectual property and implementing negotiation strategies, this program prepared to arm the students with the tools and frameworks to face new challenges and embrace new opportunities.
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Driving Organic Growth Through Innovation

Wednesday, June 6th, 2007

Whether students are charged with a high-priority growth initiative or seeking solutions for sustainable growth in their business or company, this program offers a proven process for profitable, market-driven growth.
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Growth and Innovation Week

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

Combines Kellogg’s Creating and Leading a Culture of Innovation with Driving Organic Growth programs into Growth and Innovation Week.

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Innovating New Products and Services

Monday, June 6th, 2005

Big ideas are just the beginning. To maximize the power of innovation, organizations must also implement the right strategy, design, development, marketing and more. This program shows students how that is done. From market entry and positioning strategies to motivating team performance, students can learn new techniques for creating an innovation mindset and move their big ideas from concept to market and beyond.
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